Review: taking Lamotrigine and Calcium together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Lamotrigine and Calcium together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lamotrigine and Calcium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 497 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Lamotrigine

Lamotrigine has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Lamotrigine 26,630 users)

Calcium

Calcium has active ingredients of calcium. It is often used in mineral supplementation. (latest outcomes from Calcium 50,895 users)

On Sep, 17, 2016

497 people who take Lamotrigine, Calcium are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Lamotrigine and Calcium drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Lamotrigine:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 44.0% - (4 of 9 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 42.0% - (3 of 7 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 85.0% - (6 of 7 people)
  • 10+ years: 83.0% - (5 of 6 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Calcium:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 41.0% - (5 of 12 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (3 of 3 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Lamotrigine:
  • female: 54.0% - (17 of 31 people)
  • male: 100.0% - (3 of 3 people)
Calcium:
  • female: 43.0% - (10 of 23 people)
  • male: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Lamotrigine:
  • 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: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 100.0% - (4 of 4 people)
  • 40-49: 66.0% - (6 of 9 people)
  • 50-59: 53.0% - (8 of 15 people)
  • 60+: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
Calcium:
  • 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: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 40-49: 62.0% - (5 of 8 people)
  • 50-59: 40.0% - (4 of 10 people)
  • 60+: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • hiv antibody positive
  • insomnia
  • meningitis viral
  • rapid eye movements sleep abnormal
  • rash
  • drug administration error
  • somnolence
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • amnesia
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
1 - 6 months:
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • abnormal behaviour
  • agitation
  • anaemia
  • angina pectoris
  • anxiety
  • bone disorder
  • bone loss
  • chest pain
6 - 12 months:
  • agitation neonatal
  • respiratory disorder neonatal
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • apnoea
  • asthenia
  • dementia
  • fatigue
  • heart rate decreased
  • hypersomnia
  • hypotension
1 - 2 years:
  • dizziness
  • fungus ball
  • gastrointestinal candidiasis
  • sleeplessness
  • sweating increased
  • tiredness
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • muscle mass
  • anaemia
2 - 5 years:
  • diarrhea
  • abdominal pain lower
  • anxiety, apprehension, feeling uptight, jitters, stress, stress and anxiety, tension
  • arthritis - neck
  • back pain - low
  • blind
  • blurred vision
  • crying
  • depression - chronic
  • depression aggravated
5 - 10 years:
  • abdominal pain lower
  • anxiety, apprehension, feeling uptight, jitters, stress, stress and anxiety, tension
  • arthritis - neck
  • back pain - low
  • blind
  • blurred vision
  • crying
  • depression - chronic
  • depression aggravated
  • diarrhea
10+ years:
  • dizziness
  • binge eating
  • dry eye
  • dry mouth
  • fatigue
  • fatigue - chronic
  • urinary incontinence
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
  • back pain
not specified:
  • fatigue
  • fall
  • convulsion
  • nausea
  • dizziness
  • diarrhoea
  • drug ineffective
  • anxiety
  • headache
  • dyspnoea

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • fall
  • dizziness
  • convulsion
  • diarrhoea
  • headache
  • anxiety
  • drug ineffective
  • dyspnoea
male:
  • fatigue
  • convulsion
  • malaise
  • memory impairment
  • tremor
  • asthenia
  • anxiety
  • insomnia
  • thinking abnormal
  • drug ineffective

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • agitation neonatal
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • respiratory disorder neonatal
  • vulvovaginal disorder
2-9:
  • atonic seizures
  • convulsion
  • failure to thrive
  • petit mal epilepsy
10-19:
  • dehydration
  • dizziness
  • syncope
  • chest discomfort
  • diarrhea
  • dyspnoea
  • erythema
  • pruritus
  • bladder disorder
  • death
20-29:
  • insomnia
  • nausea
  • rapid eye movements sleep abnormal
  • pyrexia
  • convulsion
  • abdominal discomfort
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • blood creatinine increased
  • constipation
  • deep vein thrombosis
30-39:
  • fatigue
  • fall
  • diarrhoea
  • anastomotic leak
  • diverticulitis
  • gait disturbance
  • headache
  • malaise
  • muscular weakness
  • tremor
40-49:
  • dizziness
  • fatigue
  • drug ineffective
  • anaemia
  • arthralgia
  • confusional state
  • constipation
  • memory impairment
  • musculoskeletal stiffness
  • nausea
50-59:
  • fatigue
  • fall
  • anxiety
  • convulsion
  • depression
  • drug ineffective
  • weight decreased
  • dizziness
  • somnolence
  • mood altered
60+:
  • fatigue
  • tremor
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • confusional state
  • convulsion
  • fall
  • muscular weakness
  • arthralgia
  • headache

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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