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 254 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 40,254 users)

Latuda

Latuda has active ingredients of lurasidone. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Latuda 508 users)

On Jul, 20, 2016

254 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 17 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 149 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 34.0% - (9 of 26 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 93.0% - (15 of 16 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (6 of 6 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Latuda:
  • < 1 month: 10.0% - (1 of 10 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.0% - (10 of 74 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 1.0% - (2 of 126 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 7 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: 10.0% - (21 of 209 people)
  • male: 83.0% - (10 of 12 people)
Latuda:
  • female: 6.0% - (14 of 209 people)
  • male: 9.0% - (1 of 11 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: 6.0% - (11 of 183 people)
  • 30-39: 66.0% - (8 of 12 people)
  • 40-49: 20.0% - (2 of 10 people)
  • 50-59: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
  • 60+: 87.0% - (7 of 8 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: 1.0% - (3 of 185 people)
  • 30-39: 50.0% - (5 of 10 people)
  • 40-49: 25.0% - (2 of 8 people)
  • 50-59: 10.0% - (1 of 10 people)
  • 60+: 50.0% - (3 of 6 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • can't urinate
  • pain exacerbated
  • hypomania
  • insomnia
  • anxiety
  • catatonia
  • pollakiuria
  • akathisia
  • anticonvulsant drug level increased
  • anxiety disorder
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
  • diverticulitis intestinal
  • edema
  • inflammation - rectum
  • weight gain
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
  • photophobia
  • shaking palsy
  • upset stomach
10+ years:
  • anxiety and stress
  • bipolar 1
  • heart disease - aging
  • hypertension
  • hypothyroidism
  • migraine
  • muscle contracture
  • back pain
  • back stiffness
  • depression
not specified:
  • gallbladder disorder
  • gastric mucosal lesion
  • gastrointestinal disorder
  • psychiatric decompensation
  • anxiety
  • delusion
  • injury
  • intentional overdose
  • nausea
  • depression

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • photosensitivity reaction
  • depression
  • bipolar 1
  • gallbladder disorder
  • gastric mucosal lesion
  • gastrointestinal disorder
  • pain exacerbated
  • anorgasmia
  • anxiety and stress
  • can't urinate
male:
  • chest pain
  • headache
  • lightheadedness - dizzy
  • seizure like phenomena
  • psychiatric decompensation
  • abdominal discomfort
  • anxiety
  • catatonia
  • fear of eating
  • hypomania

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • akathisia
  • anxiety disorder
  • restlessness
20-29:
  • chest pain
  • headache
  • lightheadedness - dizzy
  • seizure like phenomena
  • depression
  • acne
  • eyes - dry
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • loss of hair
  • loss of libido
30-39:
  • gallbladder disorder
  • gastric mucosal lesion
  • gastrointestinal disorder
  • anorgasmia
  • food aversion
  • hirsutism
  • valproic acid - serum
  • hypersensitivity
  • fatigue - chronic
  • photophobia
40-49:
  • anxiety
  • insomnia
  • catatonia
  • depression
  • diverticulitis intestinal
  • edema
  • headache
  • hypomania
  • inflammation - rectum
  • overdose
50-59:
  • can't urinate
  • pain exacerbated
  • memory loss
  • delusion
  • injury
  • intentional overdose
  • back pain
  • back stiffness
  • bipolar 1
  • depression
60+:
  • bipolar 1
  • hair thinning
  • heart disease - aging
  • hypertension
  • hypothyroidism
  • migraine
  • muscle contracture
  • anticonvulsant drug level increased
  • photosensitivity reaction
  • anxiety and stress

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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