LAMOTRIGINE- lamotrigine tablet, chewable 
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MEDICATION GUIDE

Lamotrigine Tablets (chewable, dispersible)

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What is the most important information I should know about lamotrigine?

1.   Lamotrigine may cause a serious skin rash that may cause you to be hospitalized or even cause death.

any time during your treatment with lamotrigine, but is more likely to happen within the first 2 to 8 weeks of treatment. Children and teenagers aged between 2 and 17 years have a higher chance of getting this serious skin rash while taking lamotrigine.

The risk of getting a serious skin rash is higher if you:

The below wording describes the color and embossing that is on each strength of lamotrigine tablets (chewable, dispersible). Before taking your medicine, it is important to compare the tablets you receive from your doctor or pharmacist with these wordings to make sure you have received the correct medicine.

Lamotrigine Tablets (chewable, dispersible)

5 mg, white to off-white, round shaped, flat beveled edged uncoated tablets, embossed “RDY” on one side and “225” on other side. The tablets are pleasantly flavored. 25 mg, white to off-white, modified capsule shaped, flat beveled edged uncoated tablets, embossed “RDY” on one side and “226” on other side. The tablets are pleasantly flavored.

What is lamotrigine?

Lamotrigine is a prescription medicine used:

It is not known if lamotrigine is safe or effective in people younger than 18 years with mood episodes such as bipolar disorder or depression.

It is not known if lamotrigine is safe or effective when used alone as the first treatment of seizures.

It is not known if lamotrigine is safe or effective for people with mood episodes who have not already been treated with other medicines.

Lamotrigine should not be used for acute treatment of manic or mixed mood episodes.

Who should not take lamotrigine?

You should not take lamotrigine if you have had an allergic reaction to lamotrigine or to any of the inactive ingredients in lamotrigine. See the end of this leaflet for a complete list of ingredients in lamotrigine. 

What should I tell my healthcare provider before taking lamotrigine?

Before taking lamotrigine, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you:

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take or if you are planning to take a new medicine, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

If you use lamotrigine with certain other medicines, they can affect each other, causing side effects.

How should I take lamotrigine?

What should I avoid while taking lamotrigine?

What are the possible side effects of lamotrigine?

See “What is the most important information I should know about lamotrigine?”  

Common side effects of lamotrigine include: 

Tell your healthcare provider about any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.  

These are not all the possible side effects of lamotrigine. For more information, ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist. 

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. 

How should I store lamotrigine?

● Store lamotrigine tablets (chewable, dispersible) at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted to 15-30°C (59-86°F) [see USP Controlled Room Temperature] in a dry place.

Keep lamotrigine and all medicines out of the reach of children.   

General information about the safe and effective use of lamotrigine

Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Medication Guide. Do not use lamotrigine for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give lamotrigine to other people, even if they have the same symptoms you have. It may harm them.

If you take a urine drug screening test, lamotrigine may make the test result positive for another drug. If you require a urine drug screening test, tell the healthcare professional administering the test that you are taking lamotrigine.

This Medication Guide summarizes the most important information about lamotrigine. If you would like more information, talk with your healthcare provider. You can ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist for information about lamotrigine that is written for healthcare professionals.

For more information, call 1-888-375-3784.

What are the ingredients in lamotrigine? 

Lamotrigine Tablets (chewable, dispersible)

Active ingredient: lamotrigine USP. 

Inactive ingredients: Black currant flavor, colloidal silicon dioxide, crospovidone, magnesium stearate, mannitol (pearlitol SD 200), microcrystalline cellulose (Avicel pH 112), microcrystalline cellulose and guar gum (Avicel CE 15), pregelatinized starch, sodium saccharin, and talc.

This Medication Guide has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. 

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Revised: 12/2018
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