Review: taking Lamictal and Latuda together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Lamictal and Latuda together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lamictal and Latuda. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 468 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)

Latuda

Latuda has active ingredients of lurasidone hydrochloride. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Latuda 2,213 users)

On Sep, 17, 2016

468 people who take Lamictal, Latuda are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Lamictal and Latuda drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Lamictal:
  • < 1 month: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 5 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 41.0% - (5 of 12 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 71.0% - (5 of 7 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (4 of 4 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Latuda:
  • < 1 month: 14.0% - (1 of 7 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 38.0% - (5 of 13 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 20.0% - (2 of 10 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Lamictal:
  • female: 37.0% - (12 of 32 people)
  • male: 75.0% - (3 of 4 people)
Latuda:
  • female: 29.0% - (9 of 31 people)
  • male: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Lamictal:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 33.0% - (3 of 9 people)
  • 30-39: 57.0% - (4 of 7 people)
  • 40-49: 25.0% - (2 of 8 people)
  • 50-59: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
  • 60+: 75.0% - (3 of 4 people)
Latuda:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 9.0% - (1 of 11 people)
  • 30-39: 66.0% - (4 of 6 people)
  • 40-49: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • 50-59: 12.0% - (1 of 8 people)
  • 60+: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • suicidal ideation
  • irritability
  • depression
  • major depression
  • suicide attempt
  • insomnia
  • rash
  • dizziness
  • feeling abnormal
  • hypersensitivity
1 - 6 months:
  • photosensitivity reaction
  • suicidal ideation
  • suicide attempt
  • irritability
  • major depression
  • depression
  • anxiety and stress
  • bipolar 1
  • hair thinning
  • heart disease - aging
6 - 12 months:
  • headache
  • chest pain
  • lightheadedness - dizzy
  • seizure like phenomena
  • memory loss
  • nausea
  • anorgasmia
  • blood pressure decreased
  • decreased appetite
  • dehydration
1 - 2 years:
  • diverticulitis intestinal
  • edema
  • inflammation - rectum
  • insomnia
  • weight gain
  • weight increased
  • choking
  • depression
  • diabetes insipidus
  • energy increased
2 - 5 years:
  • photosensitivity reaction
  • depression
  • hair thinning
  • restless legs syndrome
  • fatigue - chronic
  • food aversion
  • schizoaffective disorder depressive type
  • abdominal pain upper
  • anxiety
  • asthma
5 - 10 years:
  • chest pain
  • headache
  • lightheadedness - dizzy
  • seizure like phenomena
  • anorgasmia
  • acne
  • eyes - dry
  • laziness
  • photophobia
  • shaking palsy
10+ years:
  • anxiety and stress
  • bipolar 1
  • heart disease - aging
  • hypertension
  • hypothyroidism
  • migraine
  • muscle contracture
  • back pain
  • back stiffness
  • bipolar disorder
not specified:
  • depression
  • suicidal ideation
  • drug ineffective
  • insomnia
  • weight increased
  • nausea
  • malaise
  • feeling abnormal
  • fatigue
  • restlessness

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • depression
  • suicidal ideation
  • weight increased
  • insomnia
  • malaise
  • dyspnoea
  • visual impairment
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • anxiety
male:
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • chest pain
  • lightheadedness - dizzy
  • seizure like phenomena
  • nausea
  • fall
  • feeling abnormal
  • insomnia
  • restlessness

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • blood pressure decreased
  • dehydration
  • dizziness
  • dyskinesia
  • feeling abnormal
  • hypotonia
  • loss of consciousness
  • malaise
  • nausea
  • syncope
20-29:
  • chest pain
  • headache
  • lightheadedness - dizzy
  • seizure like phenomena
  • somnolence
  • depression
  • nausea
  • suicidal ideation
  • acne
  • disturbance in sexual arousal
30-39:
  • psychotic disorder
  • gallbladder disorder
  • gastric mucosal lesion
  • gastrointestinal disorder
  • agitation
  • altered state of consciousness
  • visual impairment
  • aggression
  • anorgasmia
  • delusional disorder, unspecified type
40-49:
  • insomnia
  • depression
  • weight increased
  • blindness
  • emotional distress
  • lacrimation increased
  • malaise
  • ocular hyperaemia
  • stress
  • visual impairment
50-59:
  • headache
  • pain in extremity
  • depression
  • insomnia
  • back pain
  • fatigue
  • rash
  • suicidal ideation
  • throat tightness
  • weight decreased
60+:
  • confusional state
  • dizziness
  • tremor
  • photosensitivity reaction
  • depression
  • fatigue
  • mania
  • arthralgia
  • back pain
  • pain

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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