The FDA first issued a warning about the antiepileptic drug Lamictal in August of 2010. First prescribed as an oral tablet in 1994, Lamictal has been linked to a handful of serious conditions since then. Among the most serious illnesses that Lamictal has been found to cause are the life-threatening skin condition Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, aseptic meningitis, toxic epidermal necrolysis, and suicidal thoughts. Because of the severity of these conditions and side effects, it is imperative you contact Wormington & Bollinger immediately if you or your child have been prescribed Lamictal.

At Wormington & Bollinger, our team of Lamictal lawyers have acquired a great deal of knowledge regarding the drug. We are committed to ensuring anyone affected by the devastating side effects of Lamictal receives adequate representation throughout the legal process.

In addition to the conditions listed above, Lamictal has been tied to a handful of rare side effects that anyone who has taken the drug should be aware of. While infrequent, these side effects can result in serious mental or physical thoughts, actions, and conditions.

Here is a look at some of the less common side effects associated with Lamictal:

  • Anxiety
  • Confusion
  • Easily angered or annoyed
  • Anemia
  • Blood disorder
  • Decreased blood platelets
  • Decreased white blood cells
  • Hives
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Hemolytic anemia
  • Inflammation of the esophagus
  • Lupus-like symptoms
  • Meningitis
  • Organ failure
  • Periods of not breathing
  • Pancreatitis
  • Weakness
  • Lazy eye
  • Difficulty speaking
  • Sinus irritation
  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Painful periods
  • Indigestion

While these side effects are less common than some of the others associated with Lamictal, a large majority of them are extremely serious and should be addressed by a physician. Due to the wide range of side effects linked to Lamictal, it is in your best interest to meet with a product liability lawyer from Wormington & Bollinger and discuss your case if you or someone you love has been prescribed the drug. We will work with each and every client one-on-one in order to make sure they receive the best representation possible. To learn more about the rare side effects of Lamictal or to set up a consultation with one of our lawyers today, please give us a call.