Ask The Doctor > Questions & Answers > Ive been taking lamictal for awhile now

Ive been taking lamictal for awhile now

Patient: Ive been taking lamictal for awhile now.JJust recently I stopped due to my caseworker not getting back to me and I dont have a med review. Im feeling awkwark. Anxious an lost an blurred vision can it get worst and how?

 

 

Doctor: HiThank you for the question.Lamictal (Lamotrigine) is a drug that is approved for the treatment of epilepsy and bipolar disorder. It works as a sodium channel blocker by inhibiting voltage-sensitive sodium channels. It is also thought to inhibit the release of glutamate at various areas throughout the limbic system.Lamictal Withdrawal Symptoms:-Anger- Anxiety- Balance problems-Bipolar symptoms-Concentration problems-Depression.If the problem continues then talk to your Doctor.I hope this will help you. Take care.

 


 

 
Ask The Doctor
    Ask The Doctor
Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

Book Appointment