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Review: taking Lamictal and Remeron together

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 881 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

 

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On Apr, 13, 2015: 881 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)
40.00%
(4 of 10 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)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Remeron is effective0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
38.89%
(7 of 18 people)
33.33%
(2 of 6 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

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Lamictal is effective42.42%
(14 of 33 people)
25.93%
(7 of 27 people)
Remeron is effective46.67%
(14 of 30 people)
32.00%
(8 of 25 people)

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lamictal is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
41.67%
(5 of 12 people)
22.22%
(8 of 36 people)
13.04%
(3 of 23 people)
9.09%
(1 of 11 people)
19.05%
(4 of 21 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)
14.29%
(3 of 21 people)

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
EpilepsyTremorObesitySeptic ShockBlood Bilirubin IncreasedLymphopeniaAbnormal BehaviourType 2 Diabetes Mellitus
DehydrationOedema PeripheralDiabetes MellitusMalaiseRespiratory FailureRenal FailureCompleted SuicideConvulsion
Condition AggravatedAnxietyWeight IncreasedLeukopeniaSeptic ShockDiabetes MellitusInsomniaDepression
LeukopeniaAgitationDrowsinessDeathGamma-glutamyltransferase IncreasedGlucose Tolerance ImpairedAnxiety
HaemothoraxPruritusRashLymphadenopathyUrinary Tract InfectionChronic Lymphocytic LeukaemiaPyrexia
Rib FractureSkin LesionAkathisiaDystoniaAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedLung InfectionWeight Increased
FallSedationHiccupsAphasiaBlood Alkaline Phosphatase IncreasedBronchitisDizziness

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
RashNausea
Diabetes MellitusWeight Increased
ConvulsionDiabetes Mellitus
AnxietyType 2 Diabetes Mellitus
PyrexiaInsomnia
White Blood Cell Count DecreasedRash
DizzinessDepression
DepressionPain
TachycardiaDrug Ineffective
Oedema PeripheralFatigue

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
HyperlipidaemiaNeutrophiliaAgitationAtaxiaDiabetes MellitusDiabetes MellitusWhite Blood Cell Count DecreasedNeutropenia
Diabetes MellitusSyncopeHeadacheNystagmusInsomniaType 2 Diabetes MellitusGastrointestinal CarcinomaPneumonia
Blood Triglycerides IncreasedBlood Chloride DecreasedDrug IneffectiveLethargyWeight DecreasedDepressionDizzinessBody Temperature Increased
Blood Cholesterol IncreasedMental ImpairmentWeight IncreasedMetabolic AcidosisType 2 Diabetes MellitusCardiac ArrestHaemorrhageTremor
NeutropeniaSuicidal IdeationTachycardiaWeight IncreasedFebrile NeutropeniaPyrexiaJaundice
AggressionDisturbance In AttentionIntentional Self-injuryMental ImpairmentPharyngitisType 2 Diabetes MellitusLoss Of Consciousness
Electroencephalogram AbnormalSomnolenceDysarthriaTachycardiaRashNauseaUrinary Tract Infection
EosinophiliaDepressionAltered State Of ConsciousnessCachexiaGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationWeight IncreasedRenal Impairment

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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