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pregnant and taking Lamictal.

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Old 06-12-2008, 08:54 AM   #1
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pregnant and taking Lamictal.

Hi! I am about 10 weeks pregnant and taking 150 mg lamictal in the morning and 150 mg at night. My neuro told me that chances of birth defects are less than 1% if I am on folic acid with it. However I am still so scared. It seems like all the people I read about have gotten off lamictal as soon as they found out that they are pregnant. Is it more dangerous than my Neuro has led me to believe? I go to see my OB in a few days for my first appt. Has anyone taken it during the whole pregnancy? I would appreciate any feedback!

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Old 06-12-2008, 12:49 PM   #2
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Re: pregnant and taking Lamictal.

From what I've heard, Lamictal is the safest AED to be on while pregnant.

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