Oculogyric crises secondary to lamotrigine overdosage.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

We report four patients with no preexisting movement disorders who developed oculogyric crises secondary to lamotrigine toxicity and had resolution of these crises after dose reduction. Episode numbers ranged from 1-20 per day and episode duration from 2 s to several hours. Mean plasma concentration of lamotrigine at the time of oculogyric crisis was 15.5 μg/mL, with a mean dose of 16 mg/kg per day.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Veerapandiyan, A; Gallentine, WB; Winchester, SA; Baker, J; Kansagra, SM; Mikati, MA

Published Date

  • March 2011

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 52 / 3

Start / End Page

  • e4 - e6

PubMed ID

  • 21395567

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1528-1167

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/j.1528-1167.2010.02967.x


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States