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    Can Lamotrigine cause panic attacks?

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Posted on Tue, 18 Jul 2017 in Mental Health
Question: i take epilim and zeldox but started taking lamicdyl 25mg on alternate days then to 25mg dailey for a month now, in this time have been experiencing panic attacks.can lamicdyl cause this /for treatment of bipolar.
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Answered by Dr. Ashok Kumar 34 minutes later
Brief Answer:
No

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for using Healthcaremagic.

I read your query and understand your concerns.

As per the currently available literature it is not known whether lamotrigine causes panic attacks. I mean to say that it does not increase/cause any form of anxiety including panic attacks.

However there is some data to suggest that lamotrigine helps in anxiety to some extent if not fully.

I hope this answers you.
Feel free to write back to me if you have more questions.
Thanks and regards.
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