Lamotrigine Oral Tablet 100Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Lamotrigine: Oral tablet (100mg)

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Lamotrigine 100mg Tab
Zydus Pharmaceuticals (USA) Inc
Pill Identification: ZC 80 
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Pill Identification: J 246 
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Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: 9 3  |  463
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Pill Identification: TARO  |  LMT 100
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Northstar Rx LLC
Pill Identification: L 122 

What is this Medicine?

LAMOTRIGINE (la MOE tri jeen) is used to control seizures in adults and children with epilepsy and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. It is also used in adults to treat bipolar disorder.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Lamotrigine: Oral tablet(100mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Lamotrigine 100mg Tablet

NDC: 683820008
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Tonic-clonic Seizures, Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome, Partial Seizures, Bipolar Disorder

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Absence Seizures

Storage Information
Store in a dry place
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Lamotrigine 100mg Tablet
Drug Image file DrugItem_21600.JPG
Zydus Pharmaceuticals (USA) Inc
Pill Identification: ZC 80 
Shape: round
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Lamotrigine 100mg Tablet

Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Eosinophilia Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Redness Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Tongue Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Nerve Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Of Blood Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Hiccups Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Underactive Thyroid Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hyperalgesia Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Bilirubin Level Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hyperesthesia Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Enlarged Thyroid Gland Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High White Blood Cells Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Blood Sugar Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Liver Infection Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Choreoathetosis Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dysphoria Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Eye Inflammation Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Dystonic Reaction Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Urinary Urgency Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Retaining Urine Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Mouth Ulcers Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Lyell'S Syndrome Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Anemia Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Angioedema Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Kidney Failure Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Drooping Eyelids Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Red Spotted Rash Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Colon Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Parosmia Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Bladder Infection Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Delirium Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Nighttime Urination Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Melena Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Overbreathing Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Lymphocytes Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Exfoliative Dermatitis Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Erythema Multiforme Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Rash With Pustules Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Epididymis Inflammation Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Painful Urination Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Memory Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Fainting Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Yawning Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Impotence (erectile Dysfunction) Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Restlessness Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Discoloration Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Unable To Speak Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Excessive Mucle Tone Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Sexual Desire Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Causing To Be Hungry Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hyperkinesis Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Heavy Menstrual Period Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Weakness Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Conjunctivitis Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dysarthria Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dyskinesia Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hallucinations Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Hostility Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Peripheral Vasodilation Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Flushing Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Paranoia Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Bruise Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Ejaculation Dysfunction Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Elated Mood Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Feeling Sick Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Belching Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Acne Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hair Loss Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Depression Incidence:
0.1-4.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Stomach Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Gum Inflammation Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hirsutism Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hot Flashes Incidence:
0.1-2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Extra Saliva Production Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Postural Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Light Sensitivity Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Uncontrolled Urination Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Hives Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Inceased Urination Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Blood In The Urine Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Difficulty Swallowing Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Thoughts Of Suicide Incidence:
0.1-5.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Psychosis Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Paresthesias Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lazy Eye Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Confusion Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Loss Of Memory Incidence:
1.1-4.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Joint Pain Incidence:
1.1-4.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Migraine Incidence:
1.1-4.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Muscle Pain Incidence:
1.1-4.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Distressed Incidence:
1.1-4.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hypoesthesia Incidence:
1.1-4.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Urination Incidence:
1.1-4.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Gas Incidence:
1.1-4.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sinus Infection Incidence:
1.1-4.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Emotional Lability Incidence:
1.1-4.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fever Incidence:
1.1-15.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weight Gain Incidence:
1.1-4.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Swelling Incidence:
1.1-4.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Enlarged Lymph Nodes Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Mouth Incidence:
2.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Breathing Difficulties Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Nose Bleed Incidence:
2.0-4.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
2.0-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Visual Impairment Incidence:
2.0-4.9%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Balance Problems Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
No Menstrual Periods Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Incoordination Incidence:
2.0-11.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
2.0-4.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Fast Eye Movements Incidence:
2.0-4.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Scaly And Itchy Rashes Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
2.0-5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Fluid Retention Incidence:
2.1-4.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Reflexes Incidence:
2.1-4.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Allergic Skin Reaction Incidence:
2.1-5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Diaphoresis Incidence:
2.1-4.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Irritability Incidence:
2.1-4.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Ulcer Incidence:
2.1-4.9%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Sexual Desire Incidence:
2.1-4.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
2.1-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Overactive Reflexes Incidence:
2.1-4.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
2.1-4.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Dry Skin Incidence:
2.1-4.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
>3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Flu Incidence:
>3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Blurred Vision Incidence:
4.0-25.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Vaginal Infection Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Shaking Incidence:
4.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Chest Pain Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
5.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weight Loss Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Double Vision Incidence:
5.0-49.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
5.0-14.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rhinitis Incidence:
>5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sore Throat Incidence:
5.0-14.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Mania Incidence:
>5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
>5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Infection Incidence:
>5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
>5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
5.0-20.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Cough Incidence:
5.0-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Menstrual Cramps Incidence:
5.0-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
5.0-11.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
5.0-17.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
6.0-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
7.0-14.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
7.0-14.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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