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LAMOTRIGINE FANNIN 200 MG TABLETS

Active substance(s): LAMOTRIGINE

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PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET
LAMOTRIGINE FANNIN
25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg and 200 mg TABLETS
(lamotrigine)
The name of this medicine is Lamotrigine Fannin 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg and 200 mg Tablets, which will be referred to as Lamotrigine Fannin Tablets throughout
this leaflet.
Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start taking this medicine.
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4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Lamotrigine Fannin Tablets
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1. WHAT LAMOTRIGINE FANNIN TABLETS ARE AND WHAT THEY ARE USED FOR
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Lamotrigine Fannin Tablets also treat bipolar disorder.
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2. BEFORE YOU TAKE LAMOTRIGINE FANNIN TABLETS
Do not take Lamotrigine Fannin Tablets if you:
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Important information about potentially life-threatening reactions
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Taking other medicines
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3. HOW TO TAKE LAMOTRIGINE FANNIN TABLETS
How much lamotrigine fannin to take
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LAMOTRIGINE Fannin
25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg and 200 mg TABLETS

LAMOTRIGINE Fannin
25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg and 200 mg TABLETS

Never take more Lamotrigine Fannin Tablets than your doctor tells you to.
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How to take your dose of Lamotrigine Fannin Tablets
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4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
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Potentially life-threatening reactions: get a doctor’s help straight away.
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5. HOW TO STORE LAMOTRIGINE FANNIN TABLETS
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6. FURTHER INFORMATION
What Lamotrigine Fannin Tablets contain
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What Lamotrigine Fannin Tablets look like and contents of the pack
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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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