- Brand Name: Lamictal
- Chemical Name: lamotrigine (la-moe-tri-jeen)
- Usage in MS: Pain (Trigeminal Neuralgia)
- Generic Available: Yes
Lamotrigine is an anticonvulsant medication used to treat certain types of seizures and bipolar disorder. It works by reducing abnormal electrical activity in the brain. In MS it is used off-label to relieve the shock-like facial pain caused by trigeminal neuralgia.
Epilepsy and bipolar disorder
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