Logem is one brand name for Lamotrigine. According to the Australian Medicines Handbook (AMH), Lamotrigine is indicated for focal (partial) and generalised seizures.
Logem is an antiepileptic, or drug that prevents seizures. It is believed that Logem works in cases of epilepsy by inhibiting nerve signals.
How do I take it?
Logem comes in tablet form.
The AMH lists common side effects for Logem including dizziness, drowsiness, headache, hyperactivity in children, vision changes, loss of coordination, bumpy rash, nausea, and vomiting.
Rare but serious side effects listed for Logem include blood disorders, aseptic meningitis (inflammation of the tissues covering the brain and spinal cord), and multi-organ hypersensitivity syndrome (a potentially life-threatening condition).
Information was sourced from:
The Australian Medicines Handbook
Logem (PDF) – NPS MedicineWise
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