OverviewDosageSide EffectsInteractionsHalf-Life

The following information comes from DailyMed, an FDA label information provider.

Adverse Reactions

Side effects that may occur with lamotrigine include but are not limited to:

  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Malaise
  • Chills
  • Allergic reaction
  • Appetite changes
  • Rash
  • Skin discoloration
  • Leg cramps
  • Twitching
  • Apathy
  • Dissociation symptoms
  • Euphoria
  • Hallucinations
  • Hostility
  • Panic attacks
  • Sleep problems
  • Depression
  • Muscle spasms
  • Yawning
  • Taste loss
  • Urination changes

Please note this list is not exhaustive, and certain side effects may differ based on the condition the medication is used to treat. Notify your prescriber if you experience any side effects with this medication.

Disclaimer: this article does not constitute or replace medical advice. If you have an emergency or a serious medical question, please contact a medical professional or call 911 immediately. To see our full medical disclaimer, visit our Terms of Use page.


More about Lamotrigine

Written by

Medically reviewed by