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Are there any risks in taking Lamictal?

Yes, taking Lamictal may cause you to develop a life-threatening skin rash. This is more likely to occur in children than adults. Lamictal can also cause cleft palate or lip in a newborn if the medication is taken early in pregnancy. The risk of having suicidal thoughts is increased in patients who take Lamictal.

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