Drug Interactions between Lamictal and methylphenidate
This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs:
- Lamictal (lamotrigine)
Interactions between your drugs
No interactions were found between Lamictal and methylphenidate. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
- Lamictal is in the drug class triazine anticonvulsants.
- Lamictal is used to treat the following conditions:
- Methylphenidate is in the drug class CNS stimulants.
- Methylphenidate is used to treat the following conditions:
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: methylphenidate
Do not use alcohol or medications that contain alcohol while you are receiving treatment with methylphenidate. This may increase nervous system side effects such as drowsiness, anxiety, depression, and seizures. In addition, with certain long-acting forms of methylphenidate, alcohol can cause too much of the drug to be released at one time. High blood levels of the drug may increase the risk of side effects. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have questions on how to take this or other medications you are prescribed. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.
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.
Therapeutic duplication warnings
No warnings were found for your selected drugs.
Therapeutic duplication warnings are only returned when drugs within the same group exceed the recommended therapeutic duplication maximum.
Drug Interaction Classification
|No interaction information available.|