Lithium carbonate and Lamictal drug interactions - from FDA reports


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Lithium carbonate and Lamictal together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lithium carbonate and Lamictal. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,734 people who take the same drugs from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Lithium Carbonate

Lithium carbonate has active ingredients of lithium carbonate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Lithium carbonate 18,088 users)

Lamictal

Lamictal has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Lamictal 54,860 users)

On Jan, 30, 2017

1,734 people who take Lithium Carbonate, Lamictal are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Lithium carbonate and Lamictal drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • pyrexia
  • rash
  • drug eruption
  • stevens-johnson syndrome
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • rash generalised
  • erythema
  • c-reactive protein increased
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • blood lactate dehydrogenase increased
1 - 6 months:
  • pyrexia
  • rash
  • drug eruption
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • mania
  • rash generalised
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • c-reactive protein increased
  • pruritus
  • blood lactate dehydrogenase increased
6 - 12 months:
  • anxiety
  • emotional distress
  • injury
  • pain
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • infection
  • vision blurred
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • chest pain
1 - 2 years:
  • anaemia
  • diabetes mellitus
  • hypothyroidism
  • overdose
  • suicide attempt
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • cataract
  • glaucoma
  • hepatitis c
  • hyperprolactinaemia
2 - 5 years:
  • delirium
  • inflammation
  • agitation
  • tremor
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • ataxia
  • bacterial infection
  • bladder disorder
  • fungal infection
  • gastric ulcer
5 - 10 years:
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • diarrhoea
  • lethargy
  • somnolence
  • bone disorder
  • bone pain
  • dyspnoea
  • malnutrition
  • renal disorder
  • renal failure
10+ years:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • osteonecrosis
  • stress
  • abscess oral
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
  • blood potassium decreased
  • diabetes insipidus
  • fall
not specified:
  • nausea
  • rash
  • pyrexia
  • depression
  • weight increased
  • vomiting
  • anxiety
  • insomnia
  • headache
  • tremor

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • rash
  • pyrexia
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • weight increased
  • depression
  • drug eruption
  • insomnia
  • headache
  • diarrhoea
male:
  • pyrexia
  • rash
  • nausea
  • mania
  • depression
  • drug eruption
  • insomnia
  • vomiting
  • fatigue
  • weight increased

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • amnesia
  • anorexia
  • ill-defined disorder
  • paraesthesia
  • swelling
  • weight increased
2-9:
  • aggression
  • paranoia
  • agitation
  • anger
  • hallucination, auditory
  • suicidal ideation
  • weight increased
  • educational problem
  • hostility
  • abnormal behaviour
10-19:
  • rash
  • weight increased
  • suicidal ideation
  • pyrexia
  • depression
  • headache
  • vision blurred
  • agitation
  • bipolar disorder
  • mania
20-29:
  • rash
  • pyrexia
  • drug eruption
  • nausea
  • stevens-johnson syndrome
  • anxiety
  • dehydration
  • pruritus
  • toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • c-reactive protein increased
30-39:
  • nausea
  • pyrexia
  • diarrhoea
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • insomnia
  • vomiting
  • drug eruption
  • anxiety
  • rash
  • tremor
40-49:
  • rash
  • pyrexia
  • depression
  • nausea
  • headache
  • diabetes mellitus
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • chest pain
  • mania
  • weight increased
50-59:
  • pyrexia
  • rash
  • depression
  • tremor
  • dizziness
  • suicidal ideation
  • weight increased
  • erythema
  • stevens-johnson syndrome
  • headache
60+:
  • pyrexia
  • rash
  • drug eruption
  • stevens-johnson syndrome
  • fall
  • erythema
  • depression
  • c-reactive protein increased
  • mania
  • alanine aminotransferase increased

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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