Lamotrigine (lamotrigine): Reviews and patient testimonials

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Medication indications

Lamotrigine 100 mg Dispersible Tablets (Arrow)

Epilepsy

Adults and adolescents aged 13 years and above

- Adjunctive or monotherapy treatment of partial seizures and generalised seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures.

- Seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Lamotrigine is given as adjunctive therapy but may be the initial antiepileptic drug (AED) to start with in Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

Children and adolescents aged 2 to 12 years

- Adjunctive treatment of partial seizures and generalised seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures and the seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

- Monotherapy of typical absence seizures.

Bipolar disorder

Adults aged 18 years and above

- Prevention of depressive episodes in patients with bipolar I disorder who experience predominantly depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine is not indicated for the acute treatment of manic or depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine 100 mg tablets

Epilepsy:

Adults and adolescents aged 13 years and above

• Adjunctive or monotherapy treatment of partial seizures and generalized seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures.

• Seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Lamotrigine is given as an adjunctive therapy but may be the initial antiepileptic drug (AED) to start with in Lennox-Gastaout syndrome.

Children and adolescents aged 2 to 12 years

• Adjunctive treatment of partial seizures and generalized seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures and the seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

• Monotherapy of typical absence seizures.

Bipolar disorder:

Adults aged 18 years and above

• Prevention of depressive episodes in patients with bipolar I disorder who experience predominantly depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine is not indicated for the acute treatment of manic or depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine 100 mg Tablets

Epilepsy

Adults and adolescents aged 13 years and above

- Adjunctive or monotherapy treatment of partial seizures and generalised seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures.

- Seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Lamotrigine tablet is given as adjunctive therapy but may be the initial antiepileptic drug (AED) to start with in Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

Children and adolescents aged 2 to 12 years

- Adjunctive treatment of partial seizures and generalised seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures and the seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

- Monotherapy of typical absence seizures.

Bipolar disorder

Adults aged 18 years and above

- Prevention of depressive episodes in patients with bipolar I disorder who experience predominantly depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine tablet is not indicated for the acute treatment of manic or depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine 100mg Tablets

Epilepsy

Adults and adolescents aged 13 years and above

− Adjunctive or monotherapy treatment of partial seizures and generalised seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures.

− Seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Lamotrigine Tablets is given as adjunctive therapy but may be the initial antiepileptic drug (AED) to start with in Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

Children and adolescents aged 2 to 12 years

− Adjunctive treatment of partial seizures and generalised seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures and the seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

− Monotherapy of typical absence seizures.

Bipolar disorder

Adults aged 18 years and above

− Prevention of depressive episodes in patients with bipolar I disorder who experience predominantly depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine Tablets is not indicated for the acute treatment of manic or depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine 100mg Tablets (Arrow)

Epilepsy

Adults and adolescents aged 13 years and above

- Adjunctive or monotherapy treatment of partial seizures and generalised seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures.

- Seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Lamotrigine is given as adjunctive therapy but may be the initial antiepileptic drug (AED) to start with in Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

Children and adolescents aged 2 to 12 years

- Adjunctive treatment of partial seizures and generalised seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures and the seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

- Monotherapy of typical absence seizures.

Bipolar disorder

Adults aged 18 years and above

- Prevention of depressive episodes in patients with bipolar I disorder who experience predominantly depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine is not indicated for the acute treatment of manic or depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine 200 mg tablets

Epilepsy:

Adults and adolescents aged 13 years and above

• Adjunctive or monotherapy treatment of partial seizures and generalized seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures.

• Seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Lamotrigine is given as an adjunctive therapy but may be the initial antiepileptic drug (AED) to start with in Lennox-Gastaout syndrome.

Children and adolescents aged 2 to 12 years

• Adjunctive treatment of partial seizures and generalized seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures and the seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

• Monotherapy of typical absence seizures.

Bipolar disorder:

Adults aged 18 years and above

• Prevention of depressive episodes in patients with bipolar I disorder who experience predominantly depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine is not indicated for the acute treatment of manic or depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine 200 mg Tablets

Epilepsy

Adults and adolescents aged 13 years and above

- Adjunctive or monotherapy treatment of partial seizures and generalised seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures.

- Seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Lamotrigine tablet is given as adjunctive therapy but may be the initial antiepileptic drug (AED) to start with in Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

Children and adolescents aged 2 to 12 years

- Adjunctive treatment of partial seizures and generalised seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures and the seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

- Monotherapy of typical absence seizures.

Bipolar disorder

Adults aged 18 years and above

- Prevention of depressive episodes in patients with bipolar I disorder who experience predominantly depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine tablet is not indicated for the acute treatment of manic or depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine 200mg Tablets

Epilepsy

Adults and adolescents aged 13 years and above

− Adjunctive or monotherapy treatment of partial seizures and generalised seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures.

− Seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Lamotrigine Tablets is given as adjunctive therapy but may be the initial antiepileptic drug (AED) to start with in Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

Children and adolescents aged 2 to 12 years

− Adjunctive treatment of partial seizures and generalised seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures and the seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

− Monotherapy of typical absence seizures.

Bipolar disorder

Adults aged 18 years and above

− Prevention of depressive episodes in patients with bipolar I disorder who experience predominantly depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine Tablets is not indicated for the acute treatment of manic or depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine 200mg Tablets (Arrow)

Epilepsy

Adults and adolescents aged 13 years and above

- Adjunctive or monotherapy treatment of partial seizures and generalised seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures.

- Seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Lamotrigine is given as adjunctive therapy but may be the initial antiepileptic drug (AED) to start with in Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

Children and adolescents aged 2 to 12 years

- Adjunctive treatment of partial seizures and generalised seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures and the seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

- Monotherapy of typical absence seizures.

Bipolar disorder

Adults aged 18 years and above

- Prevention of depressive episodes in patients with bipolar I disorder who experience predominantly depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine is not indicated for the acute treatment of manic or depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine 25 mg Dispersible Tablets (Arrow)

Epilepsy

Adults and adolescents aged 13 years and above

- Adjunctive or monotherapy treatment of partial seizures and generalised seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures.

- Seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Lamotrigine is given as adjunctive therapy but may be the initial antiepileptic drug (AED) to start with in Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

Children and adolescents aged 2 to 12 years

- Adjunctive treatment of partial seizures and generalised seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures and the seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

- Monotherapy of typical absence seizures.

Bipolar disorder

Adults aged 18 years and above

- Prevention of depressive episodes in patients with bipolar I disorder who experience predominantly depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine is not indicated for the acute treatment of manic or depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine 25 mg tablets

Epilepsy:

Adults and adolescents aged 13 years and above

• Adjunctive or monotherapy treatment of partial seizures and generalized seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures.

• Seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Lamotrigine is given as an adjunctive therapy but may be the initial antiepileptic drug (AED) to start with in Lennox-Gastaout syndrome.

Children and adolescents aged 2 to 12 years

• Adjunctive treatment of partial seizures and generalized seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures and the seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

• Monotherapy of typical absence seizures.

Bipolar disorder:

Adults aged 18 years and above

• Prevention of depressive episodes in patients with bipolar I disorder who experience predominantly depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine is not indicated for the acute treatment of manic or depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine 25 mg Tablets

Epilepsy

Adults and adolescents aged 13 years and above

- Adjunctive or monotherapy treatment of partial seizures and generalised seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures.

- Seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Lamotrigine tablet is given as adjunctive therapy but may be the initial antiepileptic drug (AED) to start with in Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

Children and adolescents aged 2 to 12 years

- Adjunctive treatment of partial seizures and generalised seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures and the seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

- Monotherapy of typical absence seizures.

Bipolar disorder

Adults aged 18 years and above

- Prevention of depressive episodes in patients with bipolar I disorder who experience predominantly depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine tablet is not indicated for the acute treatment of manic or depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine 25mg Tablets

Epilepsy

Adults and adolescents aged 13 years and above

− Adjunctive or monotherapy treatment of partial seizures and generalised seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures.

− Seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Lamotrigine Tablets is given as adjunctive therapy but may be the initial antiepileptic drug (AED) to start with in Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

Children and adolescents aged 2 to 12 years

− Adjunctive treatment of partial seizures and generalised seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures and the seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

− Monotherapy of typical absence seizures.

Bipolar disorder

Adults aged 18 years and above

− Prevention of depressive episodes in patients with bipolar I disorder who experience predominantly depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine Tablets is not indicated for the acute treatment of manic or depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine 50 mg Tablets

Epilepsy

Adults and adolescents aged 13 years and above

- Adjunctive or monotherapy treatment of partial seizures and generalised seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures.

- Seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Lamotrigine tablet is given as adjunctive therapy but may be the initial antiepileptic drug (AED) to start with in Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

Children and adolescents aged 2 to 12 years

- Adjunctive treatment of partial seizures and generalised seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures and the seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

- Monotherapy of typical absence seizures.

Bipolar disorder

Adults aged 18 years and above

- Prevention of depressive episodes in patients with bipolar I disorder who experience predominantly depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine tablet is not indicated for the acute treatment of manic or depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine 50 mg tablets

Epilepsy:

Adults and adolescents aged 13 years and above

• Adjunctive or monotherapy treatment of partial seizures and generalized seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures.

• Seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Lamotrigine is given as an adjunctive therapy but may be the initial antiepileptic drug (AED) to start with in Lennox-Gastaout syndrome.

Children and adolescents aged 2 to 12 years

• Adjunctive treatment of partial seizures and generalized seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures and the seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

• Monotherapy of typical absence seizures.

Bipolar disorder:

Adults aged 18 years and above

• Prevention of depressive episodes in patients with bipolar I disorder who experience predominantly depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine is not indicated for the acute treatment of manic or depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine 50mg Tablets

Epilepsy

Adults and adolescents aged 13 years and above

− Adjunctive or monotherapy treatment of partial seizures and generalised seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures.

− Seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Lamotrigine Tablets is given as adjunctive therapy but may be the initial antiepileptic drug (AED) to start with in Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

Children and adolescents aged 2 to 12 years

− Adjunctive treatment of partial seizures and generalised seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures and the seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

− Monotherapy of typical absence seizures.

Bipolar disorder

Adults aged 18 years and above

− Prevention of depressive episodes in patients with bipolar I disorder who experience predominantly depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine Tablets is not indicated for the acute treatment of manic or depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine 50mg Tablets (Arrow)

Epilepsy

Adults and adolescents aged 13 years and above

- Adjunctive or monotherapy treatment of partial seizures and generalised seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures.

- Seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Lamotrigine is given as adjunctive therapy but may be the initial antiepileptic drug (AED) to start with in Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

Children and adolescents aged 2 to 12 years

- Adjunctive treatment of partial seizures and generalised seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures and the seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

- Monotherapy of typical absence seizures.

Bipolar disorder

Adults aged 18 years and above

- Prevention of depressive episodes in patients with bipolar I disorder who experience predominantly depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine is not indicated for the acute treatment of manic or depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine Actavis 100mg Dispersible Tablets

Epilepsy

Adults and adolescents aged 13 years and above

− Adjunctive or monotherapy treatment of partial seizures and generalised seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures.

− Seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Lamotrigine Dispersible Tablets is given as adjunctive therapy but may be the initial antiepileptic drug (AED) to start with in Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

Children and adolescents aged 2 to 12 years

− Adjunctive treatment of partial seizures and generalised seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures and the seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

− Monotherapy of typical absence seizures.

Bipolar disorder

Adults aged 18 years and above

− Prevention of depressive episodes in patients with bipolar I disorder who experience predominantly depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine Dispersible Tablets is not indicated for the acute treatment of manic or depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine Actavis 25 mg Dispersible Tablets

Epilepsy

Adults and adolescents aged 13 years and above

- Adjunctive or monotherapy treatment of partial seizures and generalised seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures.

- Seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Lamotrigine Dispersible Tablets is given as adjunctive therapy but may be the initial antiepileptic drug (AED) to start with in Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

Children and adolescents aged 2 to 12 years

- Adjunctive treatment of partial seizures and generalised seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures and the seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

- Monotherapy of typical absence seizures.

Bipolar disorder

Adults aged 18 years and above

- Prevention of depressive episodes in patients with bipolar I disorder who experience predominantly depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine Dispersible Tablets is not indicated for the acute treatment of manic or depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine Actavis 5 mg Dispersible Tablets

Epilepsy

Adults and adolescents aged 13 years and above

− Adjunctive or monotherapy treatment of partial seizures and generalised seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures.

− Seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Lamotrigine Dispersible Tablets is given as adjunctive therapy but may be the initial antiepileptic drug (AED) to start with in Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

Children and adolescents aged 2 to 12 years

− Adjunctive treatment of partial seizures and generalised seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures and the seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

− Monotherapy of typical absence seizures.

Bipolar disorder

Adults aged 18 years and above

− Prevention of depressive episodes in patients with bipolar I disorder who experience predominantly depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine Dispersible Tablets is not indicated for the acute treatment of manic or depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine Mylan 100 mg Dispersible Tablets

Epilepsy

Adults and adolescents aged 13 years and above

- Adjunctive or monotherapy treatment of partial seizures and generalised seizures, including tonic clonic seizures.

- Seizures associated with Lennox Gastaut syndrome. Lamotrigine dispersible tablets are given as adjunctive therapy but may be the initial antiepileptic drug (AED) to start with in Lennox Gastaut syndrome.

Paediatric population aged 2 to 12 years

- Adjunctive treatment of partial seizures and generalised seizures, including tonic clonic seizures and the seizures associated with Lennox Gastaut syndrome.

- Monotherapy of typical absence seizures.

Bipolar disorder

Adults aged 18 years and above

- Prevention of depressive episodes in patients with bipolar I disorder who experience predominantly depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine dispersible tablets are not indicated for the acute treatment of manic or depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine Mylan 25 mg Dispersible Tablets

Epilepsy

Adults and adolescents aged 13 years and above

- Adjunctive or monotherapy treatment of partial seizures and generalised seizures, including tonic clonic seizures.

- Seizures associated with Lennox Gastaut syndrome. Lamotrigine dispersible tablets are given as adjunctive therapy but may be the initial antiepileptic drug (AED) to start with in Lennox Gastaut syndrome.

Paediatric population aged 2 to 12 years

- Adjunctive treatment of partial seizures and generalised seizures, including tonic clonic seizures and the seizures associated with Lennox Gastaut syndrome.

- Monotherapy of typical absence seizures.

Bipolar disorder

Adults aged 18 years and above

- Prevention of depressive episodes in patients with bipolar I disorder who experience predominantly depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine dispersible tablets are not indicated for the acute treatment of manic or depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine Mylan 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg Tablets.

Epilepsy

Adults and adolescents aged 13 years and above

- Adjunctive or monotherapy treatment of partial seizures and generalised seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures.

- Seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Lamotrigine is given as adjunctive therapy but may be the initial antiepileptic drug (AED) to start with in Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

Paediatric population aged 2 to 12 years

- Adjunctive treatment of partial seizures and generalised seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures and the seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

- Monotherapy of typical absence seizures.

Bipolar disorder

Adults aged 18 years and above

- Prevention of depressive episodes in patients with bipolar I disorder who experience predominantly depressive episodes.

Lamotrigine is not indicated for the acute treatment of manic or depressive episodes.


Route of administration: Oral
Molecule: lamotrigine

Patients' opinions on Lamotrigine

In brief

General satisfaction level: 8.25/10 Learn more

Treatment's effectiveness: 6.75/10 Learn more

Ease of use: 7.50/10 Learn more

Adherence to prescription: 7.00/10 Learn more

Detected side effects: 4.00/10 Learn more

Improvement in the quality of life: 8.00/10 Learn more

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1 = Never
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1 = Not at all important
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1 = Not at all satisfied
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Tips and advice of the community


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RachelH
on 05/01/2021

Lamotrigine controlled my epilepsy for several years, then after 2 lots of epilepsy surgery, (14yrs ago) I still take them twice daily, having only a handful since the surgery

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jofibro
on 21/03/2020

Don't skip medication, puts weight around d tummy area. works well with other meds too. 

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jofibro
on 21/03/2020

Don't skip medication, puts weight around d tummy ares

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