The pharmacokinetic interactions between oral contraceptives and AEDs are bidirectional Johnston and Crawford, Converging evidence from registry studies indicates that teratogenic risks are higher with valproate, followed by carbamazepine and topiramate. Int Rev Neurobiol. There are no reported interactions between lamotrigine and the progestogen-only contraceptive pill Gaffield et al.
Beneficial and adverse psychotropic effects of antiepileptic drugs in patients with epilepsy: a summary of prevalence, underlying mechanisms and data limitations. Eur J Neurol.
N Engl J Med. Dismiss this notification PatientsLikeMe would like to remind you that your browser is out of date and many features of the website may not function as expected. Foetal malformations and seizure control: 52 months data of the Australian Pregnancy Registry.
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In cases of hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis HLHpatients have presented with signs of systemic inflammation fever, rash, hepatosplenomegaly, and organ system dysfunction and blood dyscrasias. Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking lamotrigine:.
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Contraception in women with epilepsy: pharmacokinetic interactions, contraceptive options, and management. Although, in clinical practice, the use of psychotropic medications is generally considered safe in patients with epilepsy, there is an associated risk of reducing the seizure threshold; this risk varies according to the different pharmacological classes.
There are no reported interactions between lamotrigine and the progestogen-only contraceptive pill Gaffield et al. Matern Child Health J.