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Although it is a seizure medication, Lamictal is also approved for treating bipolar disorder. The use of Lamictal for bipolar disorder is intended to prevent episodes of mania or depression. While it is not yet approved to treat bipolar depression, the drug appears to be an effective treatment for this condition as well.
Lamictal and Bipolar Disorder: An Overview
Lamictal® (lamotrigine) is a prescription seizure medication. As with many other seizure medications, it is also effective for bipolar disorder treatment. In fact, the drug is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat bipolar disorder.