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 280 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 18,891 users)

Calcium

Calcium has active ingredients of calcium. It is often used in osteoporosis. (latest outcomes from Calcium 24,499 users)

On Aug, 23, 2016

280 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: 45.0% - (5 of 11 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 25.0% - (1 of 4 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:
  • drug administration error
  • rash
  • somnolence
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • amnesia
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • blood alkaline phosphatase increased
  • blood lactate dehydrogenase increased
  • blood pressure decreased
  • brain injury
1 - 6 months:
  • anaemia
  • fatigue
  • head lag
  • hip fracture
  • saliva discolouration
  • tinnitus
  • autoimmune disorder
  • hives
6 - 12 months:
  • diarrhea
  • bipolar ii disorder
  • burning mouth syndrome
  • headache
  • high blood pressure
  • hypothyroidism
  • menopause hot flashes
1 - 2 years:
  • dizziness
  • fungus ball
  • gastrointestinal candidiasis
  • sleeplessness
  • sweating increased
  • tiredness
  • fatigue
  • muscle mass
  • anaemia
  • anhidrosis
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:
  • binge eating
  • dizziness
  • dry eye
  • dry mouth
  • fatigue - chronic
  • urinary incontinence
  • depression
  • diarrhoea
  • dysphasia
  • gerd
not specified:
  • convulsion
  • fatigue
  • fall
  • nausea
  • depression
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • headache

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • convulsion
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • fall
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • dizziness
  • pyrexia
  • headache
male:
  • convulsion
  • malaise
  • fatigue
  • ecchymosis
  • dyspepsia
  • arthralgia
  • biliary colic
  • depression
  • dry skin
  • epistaxis

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • atonic seizures
  • convulsion
  • failure to thrive
  • petit mal epilepsy
10-19:
  • chest discomfort
  • diarrhea
  • dyspnoea
  • erythema
  • pruritus
  • bladder disorder
  • death
  • incontinence
  • nephrolithiasis
20-29:
  • pyrexia
  • nausea
  • convulsion
  • abdominal discomfort
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • blood creatinine increased
  • constipation
  • diarrhoea
  • drug intolerance
  • drug level below therapeutic
30-39:
  • fatigue
  • fall
  • gait disturbance
  • muscular weakness
  • tremor
  • balance disorder
  • convulsion
  • depression
  • dry skin
  • hyperpyrexia
40-49:
  • dizziness
  • anaemia
  • confusional state
  • constipation
  • fatigue
  • memory impairment
  • abdominal distension
  • acne
  • amnesia
  • anger
50-59:
  • convulsion
  • fatigue
  • somnolence
  • mood altered
  • depression
  • drug ineffective
  • fall
  • injection site pain
  • application site erythema
  • basal cell carcinoma
60+:
  • convulsion
  • fatigue
  • fall
  • arthralgia
  • muscular weakness
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • tremor
  • dry mouth
  • loss of consciousness

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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