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Drug interactions between Keppra XR and Lamictal

Results for the following 2 drugs:
Keppra XR (levetiracetam)
Lamictal (lamotrigine)

Interactions between your drugs

There were no interactions found in our database between Keppra XR and Lamictal - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.

Keppra XR

A total of 540 drugs (3942 brand and generic names) are known to interact with Keppra XR.

Lamictal

A total of 619 drugs (4587 brand and generic names) are known to interact with Lamictal.

Drug and food interactions

Moderate

lamoTRIgine food

Applies to: Lamictal (lamotrigine)

Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of lamoTRIgine such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with lamoTRIgine. Do not use more than the recommended dose of lamoTRIgine, and avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medication affects you. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns.

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Moderate

levETIRAcetam food

Applies to: Keppra XR (levetiracetam)

Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of levETIRAcetam such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with levETIRAcetam. Do not use more than the recommended dose of levETIRAcetam, and avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medication affects you. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns.

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Therapeutic duplication warnings

No therapeutic duplications were found for your selected drugs.

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a guideline only. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific patient is difficult to determine using this tool alone given the large number of variables that may apply.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No information available.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

Further information

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