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How does Lamictal treat seizures caused by epilepsy?

Lamictal decreases the amount of excessive activity in your brain. It helps restore balance to the neurotransmitters so that seizures caused by epilepsy occur much less frequently.

Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Medicine

Yes, Lamictal is used to control seizures due to epilepsy.  It may be used alone or in combination with other medications to control seizures in adults and children over the age of 2.

 


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