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How effective is Lamotrigine for Depression?

Overall ratings: 3.1/5
Long term ratings: 3.4/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high

This is a review of how effective Lamotrigine (lamotrigine) is for Depression. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 129 reports from user community and is updated continuously.

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What is Lamotrigine

Lamotrigine (latest outcomes from 15,767 users) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Depression

Depression (latest reports from 1,155,565 patients) can be treated by Zoloft, Cymbalta, Prozac, Lexapro, Celexa, Wellbutrin Xl.

On Nov, 1, 2014: 129 people are studied for taking Lamotrigine in Depression




Lamotrigine effectiveness for Depression


Long term Lamotrigine effectiveness for Depression

Lamotrigine effectiveness for Depression (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall33055338
Long term
(1+ years)
0733235

Gender of people who take Lamotrigine for Depression * :

FemaleMale
Depression69.77%30.23%

Age of people who take Lamotrigine for Depression * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Depression0.00%0.00%4.65%10.08%13.18%24.81%30.23%17.05%

Who find Lamotrigine more effective for Depression?

Gender of people who find Lamotrigine more effective * :

FemaleMale
Depression80.49%19.51%

Age of people who find Lamotrigine more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Depression0.00%0.00%7.32%14.63%12.20%29.27%21.95%14.63%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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