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Old June 27th, 2005, 05:58 AM  
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SERIOUS RASHES REQUIRING HOSPITALIZATION AND DISCONTINUATION
OF TREATMENT HAVE BEEN REPORTED IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE USE OF
LAMICTAL. THE INCIDENCE OF THESE RASHES, WHICH HAVE INCLUDED
STEVENS-JOHNSON SYNDROME, IS APPROXIMATELY 0.8% (8 PER 1,000) IN
PEDIATRIC PATIENTS (AGE <16 YEARS) RECEIVING LAMICTAL AS
ADJUNCTIVE THERAPY FOR EPILEPSY AND 0.3% (3 PER 1,000) IN ADULTS ON
ADJUNCTIVE THERAPY FOR EPILEPSY. IN CLINICAL TRIALS OF BIPOLAR AND
OTHER MOOD DISORDERS, THE RATE OF SERIOUS RASH WAS 0.08% (0.8 PER
1,000) IN ADULT PATIENTS RECEIVING LAMICTAL AS INITIAL MONOTHERAPY
AND 0.13% (1.3 PER 1,000) IN ADULT PATIENTS RECEIVING LAMICTAL AS
ADJUNCTIVE THERAPY.

http://us.gsk.com/products/assets/us_lamictal.pdf
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