100 mg twice daily; increase by 100–200 mg every 2 weeks according to response. up to 2 g daily
Counselling of carbemazepine?
Take with food to help prevent stomach upset. Swallow controlled release tablets whole; do not chew or crush them.
This medicine may cause drowsiness, dizziness or blurred vision especially at the start of treatment or when the dose is increased; if affected, do
not drive or operate machinery.
Carbamazepine may also increase the effects of alcohol.
Thismedicine interacts with grapefruit juice and many other drugs; avoid grapefruit juice and tell your doctor and pharmacist that you are taking carbamazepine before starting any new medication including herbal and over-the-counter products.
Tell your doctor immediately if rash, sore throat, fever, mouth ulcers, bruising or bleeding occur.
Do not stop taking this medicine suddenly unless your doctor tells you to.
indications for lamotrogine?
Partial and generalised seizures
Precautions of lamotrogine?
Treatment with valproate - increases lamotrigine concentration
allergy or rash with other antiepileptics - increases risk of rash