Lamictal 100mg 28 Tabs, Lamotrigine
Adults (12 years): treatment of epilepsy, such as addition therapy or monotherapy in partial seizures and / or generalized, including tonic-clonic seizures and seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.
Children (2 to 12 years) is indicated for use as addition therapy in the treatment of epilepsy, partial seizures and / or generalized, including tonic-clonic seizures and seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.
Not recommended for initial monotherapy in newly diagnosed pediatric patients.
Once it has reached crisis control with combination therapy, concomitant antiepileptic drugs can be discontinued and the patient can continue with LAMICTAL ® as monotherapy.
Bipolar disorder (adults over 18 years) is indicated for the prevention of mood disorders in patients with bipolar disease, mainly by preventing depressive episodes.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION: Oral.
Dosage for treatment of epilepsy: The initial dose for adults is 25 mg monotherapy once daily for two weeks, continuing with 50 mg once daily in the next two weeks, then increased to a maximum of 50 to 100 mg every 12 or 24 hours a week up to a usual maintenance dose of 100 to 200 mg every 12 or 24 hours.
Scaling the recommended dose for children 2 to 12 years of age for the treatment of epilepsy: In patients undergoing treatment of valproate with / without other antiepileptic drug the first and second week recommended a total daily dose of 0.15 mg / kg once a day, third and fourth week is recommended daily dose of 0.3 mg / kg, with increments of 0.3 mg / kg 1 to 2 weeks up to a maintenance dose of 1 to 5 mg / kg body weight per day, either every 12 hours or one every 24 hours up to 200 mg / day.
In patients receiving antiepileptic drugs that are inducers of enzymes, such as phenytoin, carbamazepine, phenobarbital and primidone, the first and second week should be considered a daily dose of 0.6 mg / kg every 12 hours, in the third and fourth weekrecommended dose is 1.2 mg / kg every 12 hours. The maintenance dose should be administered in increments of 1.2 mg / kg one to two weeks to reach the final dose of 5 mg / kg, divided in 2 doses up to 400 mg per day.
Scaling the recommended doses for over 12 years of age: The recommended maintenance dose is 100 mg to 400 mg every 12 or 24 hours.
In patients taking AEDs are where the pharmacokinetic interaction with lamotrigine is unknown, the recommended dose escalation for lamotrigine with valproate is as follows: The first week or 25 mg every other day, third and fourth week, 25 mg once day, the fifth week 50 mg every 12 or 24 hours.
The recommended maintenance dose is 100 mg every 24 hours or in two doses (every 12 hours).
Recommended treatment for adults over 18 years in the treatment of bipolar disorder: If the patient is in a pre-treatment regimen of valproate base, the first and second week should start with a 10-mg and continue on 25 mg every other day. The third and fourth week should be continued with 25 mg once a day.
And in the fifth week should continue with 50 mg Lamdre SBK 24 ® 50 mg every 24 hours or Lamdre SBK 12 ® 25 mg every 12 hours. The final maintenance dose will be with Lamdre SBK 24 ® 100 mg every 24 hours
Name of medicine: Latrigin
Comparable patent medicine: Lamictal
Active ingredient: Lamotrigine
Extended-release tablets: No
Concentration: 100 mg
bottle with 28 pills
Made in: Mexico