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Is Lamictal, for seizure, safe to take during normal child bearing age?

Lamictal is a pregnancy category C, which means that currently there are no adequate and well-controlled studies looking at risks or birth outcomes in the newborns of women who took Lamictal while pregnant. Lamictal is generally not used in women who are pregnant. If you are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant, you will need to talk to your doctor to determine the best treatment for your condition while you are pregnant.  Seizures have no identifiable cause in about half of all affected people. However, for some people alcohol, drugs, disease, or head trauma may trigger or cause seizures. Although less common, stress may also be a possible trigger for seizures. If your stress is concerning you, you may want to discuss your stress level with your doctor.

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