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A medication used to treat partial seizures.

Generic Name: Lamotrigine (la-MOE-tri-jeen)

Side effects:

If a person taking lamictal develops a skin rash, hives, fever, facial swelling, painful sores in the mouth or around the eyes, swelling of lips or tongue, or an increase of seizure, they should contact their doctor IMMEDIATELY.

Dosage range: The usual adult maintenance dosage is 100 to 150 mg per day in two divided doses or 300 to 500 mg per day in two divided doses, depending on other antiepileptic drugs taken in conjunction with lamictal. Dosage range may vary greatly per patient.