Review: taking Lamictal and Grapefruit together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported only by a few people who take Lamictal and Grapefruit together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lamictal and Grapefruit. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Lamictal

Lamictal has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Lamictal 53,475 users)

Grapefruit

Grapefruit has active ingredients of grapefruit. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from Grapefruit 164 users)

On Sep, 16, 2016

4 people who take Lamictal, Grapefruit are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Lamictal and Grapefruit drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Lamictal:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 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)
Grapefruit:
n/a

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Lamictal:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Grapefruit:
n/a

Drug effectiveness by age:

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 1 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Grapefruit:
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • rash
not specified:
  • abnormal behaviour
  • deep brain stimulation
  • activities of daily living impaired
  • adverse drug reaction
  • asthma
  • back injury
  • back pain
  • bipolar disorder
  • chills
  • confusional state

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • abnormal behaviour
  • activities of daily living impaired
  • adverse drug reaction
  • back injury
  • back pain
  • bipolar disorder
  • confusional state
  • deep brain stimulation
  • dependence
  • depression
male:
  • asthma
  • chills
  • fatigue
  • feeling hot
  • flushing
  • hyperhidrosis
  • laboratory test abnormal
  • pyrexia
  • renal impairment
  • white blood cell count decreased

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • rash
60+:
  • abnormal behaviour
  • activities of daily living impaired
  • adverse drug reaction
  • back injury
  • back pain
  • bipolar disorder
  • confusional state
  • deep brain stimulation
  • dependence
  • depression

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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