Lamitor OD 200 Tablet SR is an anti-epileptic medication that is use to treat two conditions, epilepsy and bipolar disorder. It works by blocking the signals in the brain that trigger epileptic seizures (fits) and in another way to prevent extreme mood swings.
Lamitor OD 200 Tablet SR can be use alone or in combination with other medicines. It may be taken with or without food. Your doctor will decide the correct dose for you. This may increase gradually until your condition is stable. This medicine may take several weeks to work but it is important to take it regularly to get the maximum benefit. Do not stop taking it, even if you feel fine unless your doctor advises you to. You may have more seizures, or your bipolar disorder may get worse.
The most common side effects of this medicine include skin rashes, headache, nausea, and vomiting, difficulty sleeping, and dizziness. Most side effects wear off, but if they bother you or do not go away, tell your doctor. Inform your doctor immediately if you notice a rash or peeling of the skin. There may be ways of preventing or reducing these effects. Long-term treatment can cause weakness in your bones (osteoporosis), increasing your risk of breaking a bone.
Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have kidney or liver problems, depression, or suicidal thoughts. Also let your healthcare professional know about all other medications you are using as some may affect, or be affected by, this medicine, including contraceptive pills. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding as the dose may need to be adjusted. You should avoid driving or anything that requires concentration if this medicine makes you drowsy or dizzy. You may need frequent blood tests to check how you are responding to this medicine.
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USES OF LAMITOR TABLET SR
- Bipolar disorder
BENEFITS OF LAMITOR TABLET SR
Lamitor OD 200 Tablet SR is use alone or with other medicines to prevent and control seizures (fits). It works by decreasing the nerve impulses that cause seizures. It can help reduce symptoms such as confusion, uncontrollable jerking movements, loss of awareness, and fear or anxiety. By controlling the frequency of seizures, it will help you go about your daily activities with more confidence. It may also allow you to do some activities that you would otherwise be forbidden or scare to do (such as swimming and driving). This medicine may take several weeks or months to work effectively as the dose is adjust. Carefully follow all instructions and never take more tablets than your doctor tells you to. It needs to be taken regularly as prescribe to be most effective.
SIDE EFFECTS OF LAMITOR TABLET SR
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Lamitor
- Skin rash
- Dryness in mouth
- Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
- Back pain
- Abdominal pain
- Blurred vision
- Double vision
- Impaired coordination
- Nasal congestion (stuffy nose)
HOW TO USE LAMITOR TABLET SR
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Lamitor OD 200 Tablet SR may be take with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fix time.
HOW LAMITOR TABLET SR WORKS
Lamitor OD 200 Tablet SR is an antiepileptic medication. It controls seizures or fits by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.