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Review: Lamictal and Remeron

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Lamictal and Remeron together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lamictal and Remeron. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 878 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 40,571 users) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

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Remeron (latest outcomes from 12,841 users) has active ingredients of mirtazapine. It is often used in depression.

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On Nov, 13, 2014: 878 people who take Lamictal, Remeron are studied

Lamictal, Remeron outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Lamictal (lamotrigine)
- Remeron (mirtazapine)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Lamictal is effective0.00%
(0 of 5 people)
15.38%
(2 of 13 people)
50.00%
(4 of 8 people)
50.00%
(7 of 14 people)
62.50%
(5 of 8 people)
37.50%
(3 of 8 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a
Remeron is effective0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
38.89%
(7 of 18 people)
40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
38.46%
(5 of 13 people)
55.56%
(5 of 9 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
RashPyrexiaTardive DyskinesiaDizzinessJaundiceConvulsionTooth LossDiabetes Mellitus
PyrexiaRashGlucose Tolerance ImpairedRespiratory FailureBody Temperature IncreasedPancytopeniaDepressionRash
PruritusLymphadenopathyMovement DisorderMetabolic AcidosisLeukopeniaGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationAnxietyNausea
EpilepsyTremorWeight IncreasedSeptic ShockBlood Bilirubin IncreasedLymphopeniaAbnormal BehaviourType 2 Diabetes Mellitus
DehydrationOedema PeripheralDiabetes MellitusMalaiseRespiratory FailureRenal FailureCompleted SuicideConvulsion
Condition AggravatedAnxietyObesityLeukopeniaSeptic ShockDiabetes MellitusInsomniaDepression
LeukopeniaAgitationRashDeathGamma-glutamyltransferase IncreasedGlucose Tolerance ImpairedAnxiety
HaemothoraxPruritusDrowsinessLymphadenopathyUrinary Tract InfectionChronic Lymphocytic LeukaemiaPyrexia
Rib FractureSkin LesionAnxietyDystoniaAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedLung InfectionWeight Increased
FallSedationBlepharospasmAphasiaBlood Alkaline Phosphatase IncreasedBronchitisDizziness

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Lamictal is effective45.16%
(14 of 31 people)
26.92%
(7 of 26 people)
Remeron is effective46.67%
(14 of 30 people)
33.33%
(8 of 24 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
RashNausea
Diabetes MellitusDiabetes Mellitus
ConvulsionWeight Increased
PyrexiaInsomnia
AnxietyType 2 Diabetes Mellitus
DizzinessRash
White Blood Cell Count DecreasedDepression
DepressionPain
TachycardiaDrug Ineffective
Oedema PeripheralFatigue

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lamictal is effectiven/an/an/a41.67%
(5 of 12 people)
22.22%
(8 of 36 people)
13.04%
(3 of 23 people)
11.11%
(1 of 9 people)
25.00%
(4 of 16 people)
Remeron is effectiven/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
25.00%
(3 of 12 people)
21.21%
(7 of 33 people)
22.73%
(5 of 22 people)
33.33%
(3 of 9 people)
18.75%
(3 of 16 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Neuroleptic Malignant SyndromeInappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone SecretionSuicide AttemptPancreatitis AcuteRashSeptic ShockDiabetes MellitusLeukopenia
Ovarian CystLeukocytosisRashIntentional OverdoseNauseaConvulsionOedema PeripheralStevens-johnson Syndrome
HyperlipidaemiaNeutrophiliaDepressionAtaxiaDiabetes MellitusDiabetes MellitusWhite Blood Cell Count DecreasedNeutropenia
Diabetes MellitusSyncopeDrug IneffectiveNystagmusInsomniaType 2 Diabetes MellitusGastrointestinal CarcinomaPneumonia
Blood Triglycerides IncreasedBlood Chloride DecreasedAgitationLethargyWeight DecreasedDepressionDizzinessBody Temperature Increased
Blood Cholesterol IncreasedMental ImpairmentPyrexiaMetabolic AcidosisType 2 Diabetes MellitusCardiac ArrestPyrexiaJaundice
NeutropeniaDisturbance In AttentionTachycardiaWeight IncreasedFebrile NeutropeniaHaemorrhageTremor
AggressionWeight IncreasedIntentional Self-injuryMental ImpairmentPharyngitisType 2 Diabetes MellitusLoss Of Consciousness
Electroencephalogram AbnormalHeadacheDysarthriaTachycardiaRashNauseaRenal Impairment
EosinophiliaSomnolenceAltered State Of ConsciousnessCachexiaGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationWeight IncreasedUrinary Tract Infection

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • Can lamictal cause false positive pcp drug screen
    (Asked by a 42 year old woman who has Epilepsy, and takes Lamictal Xr)
    I had a rapid urine drug screen for new employment and it shows positive for PCP. I have never taken or even seen PCP. I am so embarrassed and mortified. Needless to say my urine has been sent to a lab to see if it can rule out false positive results. I called my neurologist and my Pharmacist an ...

  • Effects taking lamictal abilify and pristiq
    (Asked by a 64 year old woman who has Blackouts Seizure, Bipolar Disorder, and takes Abilify, Lamictal, Pristiq)
    Although I take these three drugs I am still experiencing symptoms of lethargy, lack of appetite Are these symptoms perhaps side effects of these grubs?

  • I'm on 1 1/12 mg of suboxone. would i have to go off of it if i need major surgery?
    (Asked by a 72 year old woman who takes Wellbutrin, Synthroid, Seroquel, Neurontin, Nexium, Losartan, Lamictal, Cardizem La)
    I was taking about 5 to 15 mg of Percocet a day and wanted to get off them. If I don't take suboxone at night I get EXTREME discomfort down my left leg & can not sleep due to pressure on my lower back (that's why I had to take Percocet). I have tried NUMEROUS meds over the past 20 yrs & nothing work ...

  • What happens when mirtazapine 15mg is taken daily and smoking marijuana is also done
    (Asked by a 58 year old man who has Apathy, and takes Mirtazapine)
    Mirtazapine started 4 days back 15 mg daily but smoking of marijuana continues. Person is adult, 27 years and frail.

  • Lamicta side effect nausa and vomiting after years of takin it for bi-polar
    (Asked by a 65 year old woman who has Vomiting, Nausea, and takes Lamictal)
    I been taking Lamictal for a couple of years. With no side effects. Presently I starter having nausea, and dry heaves , I went to the specialist they run test for stomach hernia, etc etc. they did not find any thing wrong. Today I noatice I experience nausea after taking Lamictal I experience ...

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  • Transition from mirtazapine to cymbalta (bipolar ii) 6 week duration taken in conjunction with seroquel, propranalol and implanon
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    In early September I approached my Psychiatrist to report that I was having sleep paralysis episodes as well as insatiable appetite. I had put on about 20lb in the space of 6 months since the sleep paralysis started. My Psychiatrist opted to wean me off the Mirtazapine and onto Cymbalta. I have n ...

  • Severe night sweats and hot flashes with cymbalta?
    (Posted by a 25 year old woman who has Night Sweats, Hot Flashes, and takes Lamictal, Cymbalta)
    I am 24 years old and I have been having severe night sweats for about the last 2 and a half years. I have been on Cymbalta for about 4 and a half years. These night sweats are so severe that I typically wake up 2-4 times a night drenched in sweat where I have to change the sheets, get a new blanket ...

  • Patients having false positives while on remeron
    (Posted by a 43 year old man who has False Positive Drug Test While On Probation Or Parole, and takes Sonata, Lunesta, Diazepam, Prozac, Lexapro, Ambien, Remeron )
    I have had a few patients complain they are failing drug tests for Amphetamines while on remeron, and have claimed to have not used any type of Amphetamine or any (Mixed Salts). These patients are all or were on probation, parole, or under some stipulation. Iv realized most of these patients are tak ...

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Lamictal (lamotrigine) is often used to treat bipolar disorder. Remeron (mirtazapine) is often used to treat depression. 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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