Lamictal is produced in different dosage forms: tablets, chewable tabs, orally disintegrating tabs making this medicine very comfortable and easy for use.
Conventional tablets of Lamictal for oral use are produced in the doses of 25 mg (white-colored tabs), 100 mg (peach-colored tabs), 150 mg (cream-colored tabs), and 200 mg (blue-colored tabs) of lamotrigine.
Chewable dispersible tablets of Lamictal are used orally. They are produced in the doses of 2 mg (white-colored tabs), 5 mg (white-colored tabs), and 25 mg (white-colored tabs) of lamotrigine.
Orally disintegrating tablets of Lamictal are used by mouth and contain 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg, or 200 mg (white colored tabs) of lamotrigine. Orally disintegrating tabs are of great flavor, designed with the help of modern thechnologies of Microcaps and AdvaTabs.
Patients who are allergy-prone should ask their doctor about inactive ingredients in Lamictal or read about them on the label available with the drug.
Generic Lamictal tabs may contain other doses of the main component and other inactive components. So the dose of generic version of the drug should be properly checked before use. Ask your doctor or pharmacist about the dose of generic Lamictal.
Proper use of Lamictal
The medicine Lamictal should be used exactly as prescribed by your medical specialist. The undesirable effects can occur if a patient uses the medicine improperly or overuses it.
The exact dosing is the benefit of the treatment. The dose adjusted should be used. Any dose changes should be initiated only by your doctor.
Discontinuation of the treatment can increase the dangers of your disorder on your general health. Please, ask your doctor about discontinuation or other possible options before you actually stop using Lamictal.
Lamictal can be consumed with or without food or on an empty stomach. Follow your doctor’s recommendations.
Tablets for oral intake should be swallowed; chewable tablets should be chewed before swallowing.
The form of disintegrating tablets should be placed under the tongue to melt. The extended-release tablets should be swallowed as a whole.
Each medical form of Lamictal should be used properly as the label of the medicine suggests doing it.
Overdosing of the medicine must be avoided. If you have accidently taken too much of the medicine, please call emergency service right away. The overdosage of the medicine may be fatal.
Before switching from other anti-seizure medicine to Lamictal, make sure that you fully understand how to use this medicine, its possible side effects and contraindications. Ask your doctor for more information.
During the treatment with Lamictal, it is needed to test the blood to identify if the dose is adjusted correctly. Please, don’t neglect regular visits to your doctor.