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01 Aug 2011

Lamotrigine (Epitec 200mg)
I have Complex Partial Seizures &  on the medication. I am breastfeeding &  would like to find out if this medication is safe for the baby?
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Msindis,

It has not been established whether lamotrigine is safe during pregnancy. May I advise you to ask the doctor who prescribed the drug to give you guidance on this matter.
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