Lamotrigine Destin 10mg/ml oral suspension recall

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) would like to make everyone aware of a Class 2 Medicines Recall issued for Lamotrigine Desitin 10mg/ml oral suspension from Desitin Pharma UK Ltd, due to potential inconsistencies in the amount of medicine in each dose provided to patients.

This recall is a precautionary measure and the MHRA has currently received no confirmed reports of harm.

Do not stop taking this treatment as this can cause seizures to start again or happen more often or last longer than before.

For any patients currently taking this medicine, your healthcare professional will contact you in order to arrange alternative treatment.

A full list of affected products can be found here.

Further information and actions for healthcare professionals and patients/carers can be found here. 

Patients who experience adverse reactions or have any questions about the medication, should seek medical attention. Any suspected adverse reactions should also be reported via the MHRA Yellow Card scheme.