Apo-Lamotrigine

Apo-Lamotrigine Indications/Uses

lamotrigine

Manufacturer:

Apotex

Distributor:

Pharmaforte
Full Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
Epilepsy: Adults (>12 years): As adjunctive or monotherapy in the treatment of epilepsy, for partial seizures and generalised seizures, including tonic-clonic seizures and the seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.
Children (2-12 years): As adjunctive therapy in the treatment of epilepsy, for partial seizures and generalised seizures including tonic-clonic seizures and the seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.
Initial monotherapy treatment in newly diagnosed paediatric patients is not recommended.
After epileptic control has been achieved during adjunctive therapy, concomitant AEDs may be withdrawn and patients continued on Apo-Lamotrigine monotherapy.
Bipolar Disorder: Adults (≥18 years): Prevention of depressive episodes in patients with bipolar disorder. Safety and efficacy of Apo-Lamotrigine in the acute treatment of mood episodes has not been established.
The physician who elects to use Apo-Lamotrigine for periods extending beyond 18 months should periodically re-evaluate the long-term usefulness of the drug for the individual patient.
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