My daughter is 17 and started on Lamotrigine in July. She has titrated up to 600 mg and after the last increase she started having acne which she has never had acne before. It has been 2 months and she has seen a Dermatologist and it is not growing away. Any other cases like this?
Very common (10% or more): Rash (14%)
Common (1% to 10%): Contact dermatitis, dry skin, sweating, eczema, pruritus
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Acne, alopecia, hirsutism, maculopapular rash, skin discoloration, urticaria, ecchymosis, leukopenia
Rare (less than 0.1%): Angioedema, erythema, exfoliative dermatitis, fungal dermatitis, herpes zoster, leukoderma, multiforme erythema, petechial rash, pustular rash, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, vesiculobullous rash, anemia, eosinophilia, fibrin decrease, fibrinogen decrease, iron deficiency anemia, leukocytosis, lymphocytosis, macrocytic anemia, thrombocytopenia.
- Lamotrigine Information for Consumers
- Lamotrigine Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Lamotrigine (detailed)
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