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Review: Lamictal and Nuvaring

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lamictal and Nuvaring. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 68 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Lamictal (latest outcomes from 40,544 users) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Nuvaring (latest outcomes from 10,587 users) has active ingredients of ethinyl estradiol; etonogestrel. It is often used in birth control.

On Oct, 30, 2014: 68 people who take Lamictal, Nuvaring are studied

Lamictal, Nuvaring outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Lamictal (lamotrigine)
- Nuvaring (ethinyl estradiol; etonogestrel)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Lamictal is effective0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
100.00%
(3 of 3 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
100.00%
(3 of 3 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
Nuvaring is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
80.00%
(4 of 5 people)
100.00%
(3 of 3 people)
83.33%
(5 of 6 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
VomitingDepressionTearfulnessPulmonary EmbolismIntermenstrual BleedingFatiguen/aMetrorrhagia
MigraineMyoclonic EpilepsyDepressionMetrorrhagiaDiarrhoeaMuscle TwitchingAbdominal Pain Upper
Mediastinal MassGrand Mal ConvulsionEuphoric MoodPulmonary TuberculosisExhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, WearinessMuscle SpasticityVomiting
Cerebral ThrombosisHypertrophy BreastMuscle SpasticityComplication Of Device InsertionNight SweatsTired EyesHyperbilirubinaemia
DiarrhoeaObsessive-compulsive DisorderMuscle TwitchingFatigueDepressed MoodNauseaCholecystitis Acute
Vulvovaginal DiscomfortUterine InflammationSuicidal IdeationCognitive DeteriorationAgitationEuphoric MoodAbdominal Pain
LymphadenopathyRashDaydreamingSweating IncreasedDepression AggravatedTearfulnessAnaemia
Suicidal IdeationPregnancy On ContraceptivePregnancy With Contraceptive DeviceWeight GainParanoiaDaydreamingNausea
Major DepressionDrug Exposure During PregnancyUnintended PregnancySleepyAnxietySuicidal IdeationBile Duct Stone
Venous ThrombosisPregnancy With Contraceptive DeviceDrug Exposure During PregnancyDrug Effect DecreasedDepressionDepression

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Lamictal is effective66.67%
(12 of 18 people)
n/a
Nuvaring is effective88.89%
(16 of 18 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
Metrorrhagian/a
Fatigue
Abdominal Pain Upper
Nausea
Depression
Bile Duct Stone
Headache
Cholecystitis Acute
Drug Exposure During Pregnancy
Anaemia

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lamictal is effectiven/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
40.00%
(6 of 15 people)
22.73%
(5 of 22 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
n/an/a
Nuvaring is effectiven/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
52.63%
(10 of 19 people)
19.05%
(4 of 21 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/an/a

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/aEpilepsyBile Duct StoneHypothyroidismAnaemian/an/a
OverdoseAbdominal Pain UpperBipolar I DisorderMenstruation Irregular
DepressionCholecystitis AcuteHeadacheNausea
Hypertrophy BreastHyperbilirubinaemiaAmenorrhoeaUterine Leiomyoma
Obsessive-compulsive DisorderMetrorrhagiaMood SwingsPelvic Pain
MalaiseRashMetrorrhagiaInjection Site Hypersensitivity
IncoherentPulmonary TuberculosisDrug Exposure During PregnancyDyspepsia
Uterine InflammationDysarthriaPregnancy With Contraceptive DeviceDiarrhoea
Drug Administration ErrorFeeling Of Body Temperature ChangeAnxietyAnticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased
FatigueBradyphreniaNauseaMental Disorder

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Lamictal (lamotrigine) is often used to treat bipolar disorder. Nuvaring (ethinyl estradiol; etonogestrel) is often used to treat birth control. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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