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FDA Medwatch Alert: Lamictal (lamotrigine): Drug Safety Communication - Serious Immune System Reaction
Posted 26 Apr 2018 by Drugs.com
ISSUE: The FDA is warning that the medicine Lamictal (lamotrigine) for seizures and bipolar disorder can cause a rare but very serious reaction that excessively activates the body’s infection-fighting immune system. This can cause severe inflammation throughout the body and lead to hospitalization and death, especially if the reaction is not diagnosed and treated quickly. As a result, we are r ...
FDA Medwatch Alert: Lamotrigine Orally Disintegrating Tablet 200 mg by Impax: Recall - Incorrect Labeling of Blister Cards
Posted 31 Aug 2016 by Drugs.com
ISSUE: Impax Laboratories, Inc. issued a voluntary nationwide retail level recall on August 19, 2016 for one lot of Lamotrigine Orally Disintegrating Tablet (ODT) 200 mg, NDC 0115-1529-08, Lot # 502240. The affected lot was distributed between June 13, 2016 and August 10, 2016 to wholesale distributors and retail pharmacies nationwide. Unit-of-use blister packs (a 10 count blister card contained ...
Posted 6 Apr 2016 by Drugs.com
WEDNESDAY, April 6, 2016 – Despite initial concern from early studies, taking the epilepsy drug lamotrigine (Lamictal) during pregnancy may not raise the risk for certain birth defects, a large new study finds. "An initial study of this drug showed an increased risk for cleft lip or cleft palate, but a number of other studies since have not, and our previous study showed an increased risk of ...
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