Fulminant hepatitis induced by lamotrigine.

  title={Fulminant hepatitis induced by lamotrigine.},
  author={Georges Ouellet and Lydjie Tremblay and Denis Marleau},
  journal={Southern medical journal},
  volume={102 1},
Anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome (AHS) is a potentially life-threatening adverse drug reaction presenting with fever, skin eruptions, and internal organ involvement. We describe a case of AHS with fulminant hepatitis that occurred two weeks after introduction of lamotrigine in a 40-year-old female patient with a recently diagnosed bipolar disorder, no pre-existent systemic organ involvement, and no other medication. Lamotrigine was introduced at a dosage of 25 mg daily and increased to… CONTINUE READING
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