If you are:
Only When Necessary: MALFORMATION RISK (ORAL CLEFT) INCONCLUSIVE WITH MONOTHERAPY
Precaution: MONITOR INFANT FOR TOXICITY; APNEA, RASH, DROWSINESS, POOR SUCKING REPORTED.
An adult over 60:
management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-Use caution in elderly with a history of recurrent falls. Drug may produce ataxia, impaired psychomotor function, syncope, and additional falls. General-Start at the low end of the adult dosage range for elderly.
Giving lamotrigine to a child under 12:
Severe Precaution: Increased risk of infection, severe rash, apnea and other respiratory adverse reactions. Not indicated for age < 2 years. Safety and efficacy not demonstrated.
Severe Precaution: No safety information for extended release dose form. May cause life threatening rash age <16 years.
management or monitoring precaution: Adhere to dosing guidelines. Rare risk of organ failure, life threatening rash age <16 years. Reports of rare aseptic meningitis.
management or monitoring precaution: Monitor for rare risk of life threatening rash, organ failure, infection, aseptic meningitis.