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Can I use lamotrigine if I am breastfeeding?

Lamotrigine (Lamictal) passes into breast milk, but the effect on a breastfeeding baby is not clear. If you're nursing, discuss the risks and benefits of lamotrigine with your doctor. This medication is taken for seizures due to epilepsy or from Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, as well as for bipolar disorder.

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