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Can Lamictal XR, substituted for Lamictal, cause seizures?

There have been a few reports of seizures in patients while taking Lamictal. It is not common and should be reported to your doctor at once. Perhaps the extended release formula was not providing adequate coverage for you. You could ask your doctor if going back to the regular Lamictal is an option.

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