Dangers of Lamictal
What is Lamictal used for?
Adjunctive therapy of partial seizures in adults with epilepsy. Lamictal is an antiepileptic drug. Also approved in 2003 for long-term treatment of bipolor disorder.
Why was Lamictal Recalled (or why should it) ?
A warning was added to Lamictal labeling in 1997 including reports of severe, potentially life-threatening rash,and toxic epidermal necrolysis.
It also emphasized that Lamictal is not for use in patients below the age of 16 years. Pediatric patients had a higher risk of developing a potentially life-threatening rash.
What Makes Lamictal a dangerous Drug ( side effects):
- Deadly Rash
- hypersensitivity reactions that have included fatal or life-threatening instances.
Common Misspelling or other names: Lamactal, Lamictol, Limictal, Lamactil