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 298 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 45,312 users)

Latuda

Latuda has active ingredients of lurasidone hydrochloride. It is often used in schizophrenia. (latest outcomes from Latuda 916 users)

On Aug, 26, 2016

298 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 4 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 5 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 45.0% - (5 of 11 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: 100.0% - (1 of 1 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: 38.0% - (12 of 31 people)
  • male: 75.0% - (3 of 4 people)
Latuda:
  • female: 30.0% - (9 of 30 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: 33.0% - (2 of 6 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: 14.0% - (1 of 7 people)
  • 60+: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • can't urinate
  • pain exacerbated
  • insomnia
  • anxiety
  • dizziness
  • hypomania
  • weight increased
  • catatonia
  • chest discomfort
  • chest pain
1 - 6 months:
  • photosensitivity reaction
  • anxiety and stress
  • bipolar 1
  • hair thinning
  • heart disease - aging
  • hypertension
  • hypothyroidism
  • migraine
  • muscle contracture
  • acne
6 - 12 months:
  • headache
  • chest pain
  • lightheadedness - dizzy
  • seizure like phenomena
  • memory loss
  • anorgasmia
  • nausea
  • blood pressure decreased
  • dehydration
  • depression
1 - 2 years:
  • diverticulitis intestinal
  • edema
  • inflammation - rectum
  • weight gain
  • insomnia
  • photosensitivity reaction
2 - 5 years:
  • photosensitivity reaction
  • depression
  • hair thinning
  • restless legs syndrome
  • fatigue - chronic
  • food aversion
  • schizoaffective disorder depressive type
  • headache
  • loss of hair
  • major depressive disorder
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
  • depression
not specified:
  • depression
  • insomnia
  • nausea
  • drug ineffective
  • weight increased
  • feeling abnormal
  • malaise
  • suicidal ideation
  • anxiety
  • vision blurred

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • depression
  • photosensitivity reaction
  • insomnia
  • vision blurred
  • weight increased
  • anxiety
  • migraine
  • gallbladder disorder
  • gastric mucosal lesion
  • gastrointestinal disorder
male:
  • headache
  • chest pain
  • lightheadedness - dizzy
  • seizure like phenomena
  • dizziness
  • feeling abnormal
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • loss of consciousness
  • malaise

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
  • depression
  • acne
  • eyes - dry
  • suicidal ideation
  • pruritus
  • somnolence
30-39:
  • gallbladder disorder
  • gastric mucosal lesion
  • gastrointestinal disorder
  • anorgasmia
  • contusion
  • eye swelling
  • skin exfoliation
  • skin haemorrhage
  • vision blurred
  • visual impairment
40-49:
  • weight increased
  • anxiety
  • insomnia
  • catatonia
  • depression
  • chest discomfort
  • chest pain
  • confusional state
  • dyspnoea
  • nocturia
50-59:
  • depression
  • insomnia
  • suicidal ideation
  • weight decreased
  • can't urinate
  • pain exacerbated
  • alopecia
  • decreased appetite
  • feeling of body temperature change
  • nausea
60+:
  • photosensitivity reaction
  • migraine
  • anxiety and stress
  • bipolar 1
  • hair thinning
  • heart disease - aging
  • hypertension
  • hypothyroidism
  • muscle contracture
  • agitation

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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