Can you snort lamotrigine?

Not Medical Advice:

No, you should never crush, chew, or break a regular lamotrigine tablet, it should only be taken orally, and swallowed whole.

It is very important that the dose and delivery is controlled, and in fact taking too much lamotrigine at the start of treatment can increase your risk of a severe life-threatening skin rash.

Lamotrigine is used by itself or in combination with other medications to prevent and control seizures. It is sometimes also used to help prevent extreme mood swings in adults that suffer from bipolar disorder.

SurvivingAntidepressants.com offers Tips for tapering off Lamictal (lamotrigine), and WebMD provides their Epilepsy Medication Options and Safety Tips.

In "every little bit helps" news, the Pharmacy Times is reporting thatClinical pharmacists can reduce anti-epileptic drug prescription errors that that are caused by incomplete or poor documentation.

Updated on Friday, September 26 2014 at 03:23PM EDT
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