Did Teva stop making lamotrigine?

Did Teva stop making lamotrigine?

Teva UK have announced that they are discontinuing the following versions of Teva lamotrigine, although some will still be available for a limited period next year, as shown below: Lamotrigine 25mg tablets x 56 Pack Stock available until January 2019. Lamotrigine 50mg tablets x 56 No stock available, discontinued.

Does Teva make lamotrigine?

A generic version of GlaxoSmithKline’s Lamictal (lamotrigine tablets) has been made available by Teva in 25mg, 100mg, 150mg, and 200mg dosage strengths.

Who makes lamotrigine?

Lamictal XR (lamotrigine), developed by GlaxoSmithKline, is an approved treatment for epilepsy and bipolar I disease. The drug was first approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1994. Over the years the drug has been tested and approved as monotherapy as well as in combination with other drugs.

Is there a difference between Lamictal and Lamotrigine?

Lamotrigine is available under the following different brand names: Lamictal, Lamictal XR, and Lamictal ODT.

Is Lamotrigine XR generic?

Lamotrigine ER (Lamictal XR) is an expensive drug used to control seizures in adults and children with epilepsy. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions.

Who makes Lamotrigine XR?

Wockhardt boasts of a multi-ethnic workforce of more than 7,900 people from 21 different nationalities. Lamictal XR® is a registered trademark of Glaxo SmithKline.

Is lamotrigine being discontinued?

From 1 October, 2019, funding for two of these brands will cease and Logem will be the only funded brand of lamotrigine in these formulations.

Is Lamictal similar to lithium?

Lithium is also used to treat manic episodes of bipolar disorder. Lamictal and lithium belong to different drug classes. Lamictal is an anticonvulsant and lithum is an antimanic agent. Brand names of lithium include Lithobid and Lithate.

What is a substitute for lamotrigine?

For generalised tonic-clonic seizures, sodium valproate is recommended as first-line treatment. If this is unsuitable, lamotrigine is recommended. Carbamazepine and oxcarbazepine can be considered as alternatives.