Review: taking Doxepin hydrochloride and Lamictal xr together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Doxepin hydrochloride and Lamictal xr together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Doxepin hydrochloride and Lamictal xr. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 191 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Doxepin Hydrochloride

Doxepin hydrochloride has active ingredients of doxepin hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Doxepin hydrochloride 883 users)

Lamictal Xr

Lamictal xr has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Lamictal xr 980 users)

On Sep, 14, 2016

191 people who take Doxepin Hydrochloride, Lamictal Xr are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Doxepin hydrochloride and Lamictal xr drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Doxepin Hydrochloride:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Lamictal Xr:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Doxepin Hydrochloride:
  • female: 50.0% - (4 of 8 people)
  • male: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
Lamictal Xr:
  • female: 44.0% - (4 of 9 people)
  • male: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Doxepin Hydrochloride:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 30-39: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 40-49: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
Lamictal Xr:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 30-39: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 60+: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • headache
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • blood lactic acid decreased
  • depression
  • insomnia
  • nausea
  • non-accidental overdose
  • oxygen saturation decreased
  • somnolence
1 - 6 months:
  • fever
  • insomnia
  • pyrexia
  • blister
  • bronchitis
  • cerebral haemorrhage
  • head injury
  • headache
  • injection site pain
  • mucosal erosion
6 - 12 months:
  • dyspepsia
  • myocardial infarction
  • sleep apnoea syndrome
1 - 2 years:
  • fever
  • ataxia
  • balance disorder
  • contusion
  • fall
2 - 5 years:
  • dry mouth
5 - 10 years:
  • dry mouth
not specified:
  • convulsion
  • nausea
  • completed suicide
  • headache
  • depression
  • drug ineffective
  • pyrexia
  • diarrhoea
  • pain
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • convulsion
  • nausea
  • diarrhoea
  • drug ineffective
  • headache
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • abdominal discomfort
  • depression
  • pyrexia
  • blood creatinine increased
male:
  • completed suicide
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • respiratory arrest
  • diabetes mellitus
  • headache
  • bipolar disorder
  • cardiac arrest
  • depression
  • diabetic neuropathy
  • anxiety

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • convulsion
  • drug ineffective
10-19:
  • apparent death
  • conversion disorder
  • convulsion
  • fever
  • malaise
20-29:
  • nausea
  • pyrexia
  • abdominal discomfort
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • blood creatinine increased
  • constipation
  • convulsion
  • diarrhoea
  • drug intolerance
  • drug level below therapeutic
30-39:
  • convulsion
  • bipolar disorder
  • nausea
  • rash
  • depression
  • pyrexia
  • complex partial seizures
  • dissociation
  • irritability
  • lip injury
40-49:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • ankle fracture
  • blood glucose increased
  • fracture displacement
  • joint dislocation
  • ligament rupture
  • limb injury
  • lower limb fracture
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • peripheral sensorimotor neuropathy
50-59:
  • completed suicide
  • headache
  • amnesia
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea
  • hypotension
  • asthenia
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • depression
  • dry mouth
60+:
  • completed suicide
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • cardiac arrest
  • respiratory arrest
  • anxiety
  • ataxia
  • balance disorder
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • cardiac disorder
  • cardiomyopathy

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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