Lamicitin is an antiepileptic which is registered for use for Bipolar Disorder 1- maintenance phase, and Epilepsy. It is commonly used by psychiatrists to treat Treatment-resistant depression, Bipolar Spectrum disorders and mood instability associated with Borderline Personality Disorder. Lamicitin works on voltage sensitive sodium channels and gated sodium and calcium channels / sigma opioid receptors.
What do you need to know about Lamicitin which your patients are taking?
What to do if your patient has a rash?
• Tell them to stop the medication immediately and seek medical advice.
• Benign rashes are common – but because of the risk that any rash could be very serious, most doctors would opt to stop the medication.
• A rechallenge of medication may be sometimes possible at a later stage under strict medical guidance.
Other Side Effects
Rash, insomnia, itchy skin, lethargy, photosensitivity, memory and cognitive problems, rashes, and headaches (when start or change dose). Muscle aches. Anxiety/hypomania symptoms. Avoid alcohol – increases toxicity. I