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Made by GlaxoSmithKline, Lamictal® is a prescription drug that is used to treat bipolar disorder and epilepsy. It is unknown how the drug works to treat bipolar disorder. For treating epilepsy, some believe that it helps control the condition by affecting sodium channels in the brain. The medicine is available in tablet, orally disintegrating tablet, or "chewable dispersible" form and is taken by mouth, usually once or twice a day.
This medication may not be the best choice for everyone; before starting treatment, be sure to let your healthcare provider know if you have any heart problems, liver disease, kidney disease, or any allergies. Although the drug is well-tolerated by most people, possible side effects include drowsiness, nausea, and sore throat.
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