Lametec DT - 50mg
Lametec-50 mg (Lamotrigine)
Lametec is considered as an anti-epileptic type of medication. It acts by stabilizing the abnormal activity in the brain. The medicine can be taken alone or along with other medications to treat seizures in patients with epilepsy or Lennox-Gestraut syndrome. It can also be prescribed to help prevent mania, depression, and mood swings in patients with bipolar disorders. The active component of the medicine, Lamotrigine, is an anticonvulsant agent from antiepileptics pharmacological group.
What is Lametec used for?
Lametec is formulated to control seizures in adults and children with epilepsy, including a serious form of epilepsy known as a Lennox Gastronaut syndrome. Furthermore, it is used to treat as the maintenance treatment of bipolar disorder to delay the time to occurrence of mood episodes in patients who are treated for acute mood episodes.
How does Lametec work?
Lametec improves the patient’s condition by stabilizing the hyper-excited nerve fibers in the brain that trigger fits or epileptic seizures.
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What does Lametec contain?
Lametec comprises of the main ingredient lamotrigine, which is licensed for the treatment of epilepsy in adults and children. Buy Lametec 50mg from premiumrxdrugs.com at low cost.
Effects of alcohol on Lametec
Alcohol consumption during Lametec treatment can increase the nervous system side effects such as drowsiness, difficulty concentrating, and dizziness. Some patients may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. It is important to avoid or limit the alcohol consumption while taking Lametec tablets. In addition, do not use more than the recommended amount, and avoid activities that require mental attention, such as driving until you know how the anticonvulsant affects you. Please talk to your health care specialist if you have any questions.
What are the side effects of Lametec?
- Abdominal cramping
- Difficulty with walking
- Gastrointestinal symptoms
- Suicidal thoughts
- Impaired coordination
- Blurred vision
- Double vision
- Hepatic failure
- Stevens-Johnson syndrome
- Behavior changes
What medications interact with Lametec?
If you are taking certain medicines, your health care specialist may need to check the dose of Lametec. These include:
You must inform your health care specialist if you are taking any of the above-mentioned drugs.
Some drugs may affect the mode of action of Lamotrigine or make it more likely that you will experience unwanted effects. These include:
- Valproate indicated for the treatment of epilepsy and mental health problems
- Anticonvulsants like Mysoline, Dilantin, and phenobarbitone
- Oral contraceptives
- Carbamazepine for epilepsy and mental health problems
- An antibiotic such as rifampicin
- Risperidone to treat mental health problems
- Medicines useful in treating human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection
When should Lametec not be used?
The anti-seizure medication is not suitable for patients who are hypersensitive to any of the ingredients of the preparation.
The medicine should be used cautiously in the following situations:
- Liver problems
- Kidney impairment
- History of rash to Lamotrigine
How should Lametec be used?
The started recommended dose of Lametec is 25 mg/kg/day. Your health care specialist may slowly increase your dose by 25 to 50 mg every two weeks. By week six, most individuals are prescribed with a dose of 100 to 200 mg daily. When Lametec is taken with other medications, it should be introduced even slower and the target dose should not exceed 100 mg/day.
How long should you use Lametec?
You need to take this medicine for long period and take on a regular basis at the same time so you do not miss the dose. Do not stop the treatment unless your health care specialist advises you to do.
Missed dose of Lametec
If you forget to take a dose of Lametec 50 mg, don’t take extra tablets or a double dose to compensate the missed dose. Ask your healthcare specialist for advice on how to start the treatment again. It is very important to do this.
How should Lametec be stored?
Keep your medicine away from children and pets. Store it at controlled room temperature. Do not freeze the tablets.