Lametec DT 50mg
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Lametec DT 50 mg containing lamotrigine (active ingredient) falls into the category of drugs known as anti-epileptics. It is effective in treating two conditions namely epilepsy and bipolar disorder. Lamotrigine blocks the signals in the brain that contribute to seizures or fits and prevents extreme mood swings. Your doctor may prescribe Lametec 50 DT alone or in conjunction with other medicines. You may receive Lamotrigine as adjunctive therapy for the management of epilepsy who are not satisfactorily controlled by other medications. This anticonvulsant drug is also effective when it comes to managing the seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.
Patients who are hypersensitive to Lamotrigineor to any other ingredients in the formulation. before taking Lametec DT 50 mg, tell your doctor if you have liver or kidney problems, anxiety, depression, or have suicidal thoughts. Also, let your doctor know about all the medications you are using as you may experience drug interaction. One should not use contraceptive pills while taking Lametec DT 50 mg. Oral contraceptives may reduce the levels of Lamotrigine and affect the action of the drug. You should inform your doctor about all the medications you are using to treat your other existing health conditions. Your doctor should be aware of your pregnancy status and if you breastfeed your baby. Avoid driving a vehicle as this may make you drowsy. Your doctor may perform frequent blood tests to check your response towards the treatment.
The most common side effects of Lametec 25 mg include skin rashes, vomiting, dizziness, difficulty sleeping, sleepiness, nausea, vomiting, and drowsiness. Most of these side effects go away with time, but if they become troublesome or persist for a long time, inform your doctor. let your doctor know if you notice a rash or peeling of the skin. There are ways to reduce side effects, the best one is to take this medicine under the supervision of a doctor. Long term management can contribute to bone weakness or osteoporosis, which increases your risk of breaking a bone.
Lametec DT 50 mg can be used alone or in combination with other drugs. One may take the medicine with or without food. Your doctor will decide the correct dose for you after analyzing your condition and other associated factors. Your doctor will gradually increase your dose once the condition is stable. This anti-convulsant drug may take several weeks to work but it is important to take them regularly to get most out of it. Do not stop taking the medicine even if you feel your condition improves unless your doctor asks you to. You may witness more seizure episodes, or your bipolar disorder may get worse.