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Drug Interactions

Lamotrigine can potentially interact with a few other medicines (see Drug Interactions With Lamotrigine).

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking lamotrigine if you have:
  • Liver disease, such as liver failure or cirrhosis
  • Kidney disease, including kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Heart disease or any heart problems
  • A blood disorder
  • Any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Lamotrigine to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)

What If I Take an Overdose of Lamotrigine?

People who take too much of this medication may have overdose symptoms that could include:
  • Coordination problems
  • Involuntary eye movements
  • Seizures
  • Unconsciousness or coma
  • Irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
  • Loss of life.
If you happen to overdose, immediate seek medical attention.
(Click Lamictal Overdose for more information.)
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