Review: taking Campral and Lamictal together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Campral and Lamictal together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Campral and Lamictal. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 41 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Campral

Campral has active ingredients of acamprosate calcium. It is often used in alcoholism. (latest outcomes from Campral 712 users)

Lamictal

Lamictal has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Lamictal 45,312 users)

On Aug, 28, 2016

41 people who take Campral, Lamictal are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Campral and Lamictal drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Campral:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Lamictal:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Campral:
  • female: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Lamictal:
  • female: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Campral:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Lamictal:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • diarrhoea
  • fall
  • joint injury
  • metabolic acidosis
  • renal failure
  • respiratory distress
  • rash
  • suicide attempt
  • blood bicarbonate decreased
  • blood potassium increased
1 - 6 months:
  • aggression
  • cirrhosis
  • corneal oedema
  • crying
  • depression
  • eye swelling
  • injury
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • dry skin
  • postpartum haemorrhage
6 - 12 months:
  • progressive renal failure
1 - 2 years:
  • aggression
  • depression
  • injury
  • progressive renal failure
  • suicide attempt
10+ years:
  • progressive renal failure
not specified:
  • rash
  • diabetes mellitus
  • suicide attempt
  • metabolic acidosis
  • arthralgia
  • bipolar disorder
  • breast mass
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • dizziness
  • forearm fracture

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • suicide attempt
  • diarrhoea
  • rash
  • arthralgia
  • bipolar disorder
  • breast mass
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • diabetes mellitus
  • dizziness
  • fall
male:
  • pneumonia
  • rash
  • metabolic acidosis
  • progressive renal failure
  • pyrexia
  • somnolence
  • accidental overdose
  • adjustment disorder
  • angina unstable
  • asthma

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • suicide attempt
  • metabolic acidosis
  • somnolence
  • aggression
  • depression
  • injury
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • diabetes mellitus
  • hepatitis
  • reading disorder
30-39:
  • diarrhoea
  • fall
  • joint injury
  • metabolic acidosis
  • renal failure
  • respiratory distress
  • suicide attempt
  • cirrhosis
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • dry skin
40-49:
  • rash
  • pneumonia
  • pyrexia
  • anxiety
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • emotional distress
  • injury
  • mental disorder
  • pain
  • pulmonary embolism
50-59:
  • arthralgia
  • bipolar disorder
  • breast mass
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • diabetes mellitus
  • forearm fracture
  • hyperlipidaemia
  • joint effusion
  • post-traumatic stress disorder
  • synovitis
60+:
  • progressive renal failure
  • corneal oedema
  • eye swelling
  • mouth ulceration
  • vision blurred

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Campral (acamprosate calcium) is often used to treat alcoholism. Lamictal (lamotrigine) is often used to treat bipolar disorder. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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