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Lamotrigine (Lamictal) and alcohol interactions can occur. While a person can drink alcohol while on this medication, it is advisable to stop drinking or limit alcohol use when on lamotrigine.

Side Effects

Side effects that may occur between lamotrigine and alcohol may include:

  • drowsiness
  • difficulty concentrating
  • dizziness

Interactions

A person may experience impairment in their judgement or thinking when taking alcohol and lamotrigine. You should avoid any activities that require mental alertness, such as driving or operating heavy machinery.

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