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What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking Lacosamide?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
 
  • Depression
  • A history of suicidal thoughts or behaviors
  • An irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
  • Heart failure
  • Had a heart attack or other serious heart problems
  • Liver disease, such as liver failure, hepatitis, or cirrhosis
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure or renal failure
  • Any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
     
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Lacosamide to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 

Dosing Information

The dose your healthcare provider recommends will vary depending on a number of factors, including:
 
  • How you respond to the medication
  • Other medications you are taking
  • Other medical conditions you may have.
     
As always, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
 
(Click Lacosamide Dosage for more information.)
 
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