LAMEZ 10 100MG

The Brand Name LAMEZ Has Generic Salt :: Lamotrigine 

LAMEZ  Is From Company Intas Priced :: Rs. 153.25

LAMEZ have Lamotrigine is comes under Sub class Anti Epileptics of  Main Class Nervous System

Main Medicine Class:: Nervous System  Sub Medicine Class :: Anti Epileptics 

 Salt Name :  OR Generic Name Form Price : MRP /Probable Packing
Lamotrigine  OD TAB  Rs. 153.25  10
Brand Name Company / Manufacturers Strength Unit Price / 10
 LAMEZ  Intas  100MG  10 Rs. 153.25

Company  Brand Name  Salt Combination Main Medical Class Sub Medical Class
 From Intas :: LAMEZ  Lamotrigine  Nervous System Anti Epileptics

Indications for Drugs ::

Epilepsy, Bipolar disorder

Drug Dose ::

Oral Epilepsy Adult: Initially, 25 mg once daily for 2 wk followed by 50 mg once daily for 2 wk; thereafter, increase the dose by a max of 50-100 mg every 1-2 wk to usual maintenance doses of 100-200 mg daily, as a single dose or in 2 divided doses. Some patients may require up to 500 mg daily. Child: >12 yr: Initially, 25 mg once daily for 2 wk followed by 50 mg once daily for 2 wk; thereafter, increase the dose by a max of 50-100 mg every 1-2 wk to usual maintenance doses of 100 -200 mg daily, as a single dose or in 2 divided doses. Some patients may require up to 500 mg daily. <12 yr: not recommended. max dosage: adult: 500 mg daily. adjunct in epilepsy with valproate: initially, 25 on alternate days for 2 wk followed by once daily wk; thereafter, increase a of 25-50 every 1-2 usual maintenance doses: 100-200 divided doses. enzyme-inducing antiepileptics but 50 bid 100 200-400>oxcarbazepine but no enzyme-inducing or -inhibiting antiepileptics: 25 mg once daily for 2 wk followed by 50 mg once daily for 2 wk; thereafter increase dose by a max of 50-100 mg every 1-2 wk; usual maintenance doses: 100-200 mg daily in 1-2 divided doses; up to 500 mg daily in some patients. Child: With valproate: Initially, 0.15 mg/kg once daily for 2 wk followed by 0.3 mg/kg once daily for 2 wk; thereafter, increase by a max of 0.3 mg/kg every 1-2 wk to usual maintenance doses of 1-5 mg/kg once daily or in 2 divided doses. Bipolar disorder Adult: Monotherapy: Initially, 25 mg once daily for 2 wk followed by 50 mg once daily for 2 wk; thereafter, double the daily dose at wkly intervals to usual maintenance dose of 200 mg daily. Max dose: 200 mg/day. With valproate: Initially, 25 mg every other day for 2 wk followed by 25 mg once daily for 2 wk; thereafter, double the daily dose at wkly intervals to usual maintenance dose of 100 mg daily. With enzyme-inducing antiepileptics but not with valproate: Initially, 50 mg once daily for 2 wk followed by 100 mg daily in 2 divided doses for 2 wk; thereafter, increase in 100-mg increments wkly to usual maintenance dose of 400 mg daily in 2 divided doses. Hepatic impairment: Moderate impairment (Child-Pugh category B): Reduce dose by about 50%. Severe impairment (Child-Pugh category C): Reduce dose by about 75%.

Contraindication ::

Hypersensitivity.

Drug Precautions ::

Hepatic or renal impairment. Closely monitor patient. Monitor children’s body wt. Advise patient to report any hypersensitivity reaction. Avoid abrupt withdrawal unless severe skin reactions have developed. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Pregnancy and lactation.

Drug Side Effects ::

Skin eruptions usually maculopapular in nature, nausea, headache, tiredness, dizziness, ataxia, irritability/aggression, tremor, agitation, confusion, hallucination, diplopia, blurred vision. Haematological abnormalities e.g. leucopenia and thrombocytopenia. Elevations of LFTs. Arthralgia, pain and back pain. Potentially Fatal: Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis.

Pregnancy category ::
Pregnancy category

3

Drug Mode of Action ::  

Lamotrigine inhibits voltage-sensitive sodium channels, thereby stabilising neuronal membranes and consequently inhibiting pathological release of excitatory amino acids (e.g. glutamate and aspartate). These amino acids play a role in the generation and spread of epileptic seizures.

Drug Interactions ::

Metabolism enhanced by enzyme-inducing drugs e.g. phenytoin, carbamazepine, phenobarbitone, primidone, rifampicin, ethinyloestradiol/levonorgestrel combination. Metabolism reduced by sodium valproate.

 

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