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LAMEZ 100MG TABLET

Manufacturer

Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Pack Of

10 TABLETS

In Stock

Prescription Required
Product Details

About LAMEZ 100MG TABLET

LAMEZ 100MG TABLET belongs to a group of anticonvulsants or anti-epileptics used to treat epilepsy/seizures/fits. Additionally, LAMEZ 100MG TABLET also treats bipolar disorder. Epilepsy is a sudden rush of electricity in the brain. In epilepsy, the brain's electrical rhythms become imbalanced, resulting in recurrent seizures, sometimes leading to the unconscious state. Bipolar disorder is a severe brain disorder in which a person experiences extreme mood swings (variance in thinking) and frequent mood and behavioral changes.

LAMEZ 100MG TABLET contains 'Lamotrigine' that reduces the electrical impulses and subsequent firing of the nerve impulses that cause fits. Thus, LAMEZ 100MG TABLET decreases the excessive and abnormal nerve activity in the brain, thereby controlling seizures. 

You are advised to take LAMEZ 100MG TABLET for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you, depending on your medical condition. In some cases, you may experience certain common side-effects such as skin rash, headache, nausea, vomiting, dryness in the mouth, insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), sleepiness, dizziness, back pain, fatigue, abdominal pain, blurred vision, double vision, impaired coordination, nasal congestion (stuffy nose), infection. Most of these side-effects do not require medical attention and will resolve gradually over time. However, you are advised to talk to your doctor if you experience these side-effects persistently.

To treat your condition effectually, continue taking LAMEZ 100MG TABLET for as long as your doctor has prescribed. Please do not stop taking LAMEZ 100MG TABLET without consulting your doctor to avoid worsening of seizures. Do not take LAMEZ 100MG TABLET if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy unless prescribed by the doctor as it could lead to serious congenital disabilities. If you are of child-bearing age, use effective contraception while taking LAMEZ 100MG TABLET. Consult your doctor before taking LAMEZ 100MG TABLET if you are breastfeeding. Contact your doctor if your child gets her first-period whilst on treatment with LAMEZ 100MG TABLET. Do not drive or operate machinery as LAMEZ 100MG TABLET causes drowsiness and dizziness. Avoid consuming alcohol along with LAMEZ 100MG TABLET as it could lead to increased dizziness and sleepiness. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience suicidal tendencies.

Uses of LAMEZ 100MG TABLET

Epilepsy (fits), Bipolar disorder

Directions for Use

Take LAMEZ 100MG TABLET with or without food. The tablet form of LAMEZ 100MG TABLET should be swallowed as a whole with a glass of water, do not chew or break the tablet. Depending on your medical condition, your doctor will decide how long you need to take LAMEZ 100MG TABLET.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of LAMEZ 100MG TABLET

  • Skin rash
  • Headache
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Aggression or irritability
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Sleepiness
  • Shaking or tremors
  • Dizziness
  • Back pain
  • Fatigue
  • Abdominal pain
  • Blurred vision
  • Double vision
  • Impaired coordination
  • Nasal congestion (stuffy nose)
  • Infection
  • Pain in your back or joints, or elsewhere

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

If you are known to be allergic to LAMEZ 100MG TABLET or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking LAMEZ 100MG TABLET if you are pregnant, planning for pregnancy, or breastfeeding. Using this medicine during pregnancy may cause harm to the unborn baby also affect cognitive ability (reasoning, intelligence, problem-solving) later in your child's life. LAMEZ 100MG TABLET should be used with caution in children. If you have depression, liver, kidney, or pancreas problems, urea cycle disorders, inflammation of the tissue that covers the brain and spinal cord, porphyria (a disorder in the formation of red blood pigment) or thrombocytopenia (low levels of platelets), inform your doctor before taking LAMEZ 100MG TABLET. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience suicidal tendencies or mood swings. Do not stop using LAMEZ 100MG TABLET without your doctor's advice. Stopping suddenly may cause a serious, life-threatening type of seizure. LAMEZ 100MG TABLET may cause a severe or life-threatening skin rash, especially in children and in people who take a very high starting dose or those who also take valproic acid. If you have a skin rash, hives, blistering, peeling, or sores in your mouth or around your eyes, please inform your doctor immediately. LAMEZ 100MG TABLET causes drowsiness and dizziness, so drive only if you are alert. Avoid consuming alcohol along with LAMEZ 100MG TABLET as it could lead to increased dizziness and sleepiness. 

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    It is advised to avoid alcohol consumption while taking LAMEZ 100MG TABLET. Alcohol intake, along with LAMEZ 100MG TABLET, may cause increased dizziness and drowsiness. Please consult your doctor for more information.

  • Pregnancy

    LAMEZ 100MG TABLET is a pregnancy category C drug. Animal studies showed that LAMEZ 100MG TABLET affects the fetus in pregnancy, but there is limited data in humans. Using antipsychotic drugs during the third trimester of pregnancy can cause muscle problems in new-borns. Please consult your doctor before taking LAMEZ 100MG TABLET if you are pregnant or planning to conceive.

  • Breast Feeding

    It is not known if LAMEZ 100MG TABLET is excreted into the breast milk. Please consult your doctor before taking LAMEZ 100MG TABLET if you are a breastfeeding mother.

  • Driving

    Consult Your Doctor

    LAMEZ 100MG TABLET may make you feel dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive if you are not mentally alert or experience any symptoms that affect your ability to drive or operate machinery.

  • Liver

    Dose adjustment may be needed in patients with liver impairment. Please consult your doctor if you have a liver impairment or any concerns regarding this.

  • Kidney

    Dose adjustment may be needed in patients with kidney impairment. Please consult your doctor if you have kidney impairment or any concerns regarding this.

Other Information (LAM0041)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

LAMEZ 100MG TABLET decreases the excessive and abnormal nerve activity in the brain. It balances the brain's chemical messenger and prevents overactivity of the brain, thereby controlling seizure episodes.

Do not discontinue LAMEZ 100MG TABLET without consulting your doctor. To treat your condition effectually, continue taking LAMEZ 100MG TABLET for as long as prescribed. Do not be reluctant to speak with your doctor if you feel any difficulty while taking LAMEZ 100MG TABLET, your doctor will reduce the dose gradually to avoid worsening of seizures.

LAMEZ 100MG TABLET may cause weight gain due to an increase in appetite. Maintain a healthy weight by following a healthy diet and exercising regularly.

Dry mouth could be a side-effect of LAMEZ 100MG TABLET. Limiting caffeine intake, avoiding smoking and mouthwashes containing alcohol, drinking water regularly, and chewing sugar-free gum/candy might stimulate saliva and prevent drying of the mouth.

LAMEZ 100MG TABLET helps to treat manic episodes associated with bipolar disorder by increasing the amount of a chemical substance called GABA, this helps in blocking the nerve transmission across the brain and provides a calming effect.

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

LAMEZ 100MG TABLET

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Chinubhai Centre, Off. Nehru Bridge, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380009. Gujarat. India.

LAMEZ 100MG TABLET

LAMEZ 100MG TABLET

MRP: 173.00

Strip
1

10 Tablet in 1 Strip