Wockhardt Launches Generic Lamictal XR

Wockhardt has received final approval from the FDA for marketing extended-release tablets of Lamotrigine, the generic version of GlaxoSmithKline‘s Lamictal XR.

Lamictal XR is an antiepileptic indicated as adjunctive therapy for primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures or partial onset seizures with or without secondary generalization in patients ≥13yrs of age, as well as for conversion to monotherapy in patients ≥13yrs of age with partial seizures who are receiving treatment with a single antiepileptic drug. Its precise mechanism(s) of action are unknown.

Lamotrigine Extended-Release will be available as 25mg, 50mg, 100mg, 200mg and 300mg tablets. Wockhardt is launching the product immediately.

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