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Ictalam

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Ictalam

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Lamotrigine साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

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Ictalam Information

Ictalam Benefits & Uses

Ictalam is used to treat the following -

  1. Epilepsy
  2. Bipolar Disorder
  3. मिर्गी
  4. Seizures Primary

Ictalam Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Ictalam

Lamotrigine

Ictalam Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Ictalam is used -

  1. Rash
  2. Headache Mild
  3. Nausea or vomiting
  4. Dry Mouth Mild
  5. Insomnia Mild
  6. Dizziness Mild
  7. Joint pain
  8. Back Pain Mild
  9. Irritability
  10. Agitation
  11. Fatigue Mild
  12. Diarrhoea
  13. Tremor
  14. Blurred vision
  15. Nystagmus (Involuntary Eye Movement)
  16. Double Vision
  17. Drowsiness
  18. Fever Mild
  19. Pharyngitis
  20. Abdominal Pain Mild
  21. Weakness
  22. Weight gain
  23. Chest Pain Moderate
  24. Constipation Moderate
  25. Bronchospasm

Ictalam Related Warnings

Is the use of Ictalam safe for pregnant women?

Ictalam may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Ictalam, and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.

Moderate

Is the use of Ictalam safe during breastfeeding?

Ictalam can cause moderate side effects on breastfeeding women. If you feel its side effects, then stop taking this drug and consult your doctor. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Ictalam on the Kidneys?

Ictalam has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Ictalam on the Liver?

Ictalam is rarely harmful for the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Ictalam on the Heart?

Ictalam is not harmful for the heart.

Safe

Severe Interaction of Ictalam with Other Drugs

Ictalam should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Primidone

Codeine

Phenytoin

Chlorpheniramine,Paracetamol,Phenylephrine

    Paracetamol,Chlorpheniramine,Dextromethorphan

      Ictalam Contraindications

      If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Ictalam unless your doctor advises you to do so -

      1. Depression
      2. Suicidal Tendency
      3. Kidney Disease
      4. Heart Failure
      5. Liver Disease

      Frequently asked Questions about Ictalam

      Is this Ictalam habit forming or addictive?

      Ictalam does not cause addiction.

      No

      Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

      After taking Ictalam you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

      Dangerous

      Is it safe?

      Yes, but take Ictalam only as per medical advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

      Is it able to treat mental disorders?

      Yes, this Ictalam works for mental disorders.

      Yes

      Ictalam Interactions with Food and Alcohol

      Interaction between Food and Ictalam

      Taking Ictalam with food is safe.

      Safe

      Interaction between Alcohol and Ictalam

      Taking Ictalam with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

      Severe

      Details

      सामग्री For 1 Strip(S) (10 Tablets Each)
      This medicine data has been created by -
      Dr. Md Saadullah
      M.Pharma, Pharmacy
      3 Years of Experience
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      Dr. Vikas Chauhan
      B.Pharma, Pharmacy
      2 Years of Experience
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      References

      1. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 742- 744
      2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 419
      3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Lamictal (lamotrigine)
      4. Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Lamitan (lamotrigine)