Review: Lamictal and Remeron drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Lamictal and Remeron. It is created by eHealthMe based on 819 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Lamictal (latest outcomes from 40,293 users) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
Remeron (latest outcomes from 12,794 users) has active ingredients of mirtazapine. It is often used in depression.
On Mar, 5, 2014: 819 people who reported to have interactions when taking Lamictal, Remeron are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Lamictal (lamotrigine)
- Remeron (mirtazapine)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Lamictal, Remeron:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)||126|
|Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||92|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||48|
|Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)||46|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Lamictal, Remeron:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Jaundice (a yellowish pigmentation of the skin, the conjunctival membranes)||14|
|Respiratory Failure (inadequate gas exchange by the respiratory system)||9|
|Chromaturia (abnormal coloration of the urine)||7|
|Body Temperature Increased||7|
|Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)||5|
|Leukopenia (less number of white blood cells in blood)||5|
|Urinary Tract Infection||4|
|Pancytopenia (medical condition in which there is a reduction in the number of red and white blood cells, as well as platelets)||4|
|Blood Bilirubin Increased||4|
|Septic Shock (shock due to blood infection)||4|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :n/a
Top co-used drugs for these people * :n/a
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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.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Lamictal is used in:
- Remeron is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Lamictal alternatives:
- Remeron alternatives:
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In the last 6-12 months my gums began bleeding and then became discolored. Now I have 14 caries and need 4 or more root canals. I have had 2 molars extracted and will need a third. My teeth are literally deteriorating right before my eyes. Everyday I check the mirror 4 New chips or decay. This has caused my depression and anxiety to raise significantly. I don't want to leave my home or smile...I don't even like talking to people. I have excellent dental care and have my entire life. I had braces twice growing up and never had a cavity u til my mid 20's. I am stressed because I do not have the money to get them fixed at once...My bills are well over $6000. I have even been accused of being a drug user because of this and that is certainly not true! The only medication that gives me any relief is 2mg clonazepam which I take half in am half in evening and 1mg at hos. My Dr. Put me on celexa to help my anxiety and just raises the dose but it isn't working. She does not want me 2 take more benzodiazepines, which is all that helps my agoraphobia and severe panic attacks. And now I am experiencing diarrhea on a daily basis which adds 2 me not wanting to leave my home. I am also going through a divorce and custody issues which put me in this depression to begin with from an abusive marriage. I am currently trying 2 find work which has been difficult as a single mother of three with no emotional supporter from family who all live out of town. And I am worried about my appearance while looming for employment as well which causes more stress. I have previously taken other meds and I don't know which medications if not several have caused my dental problems. I Have previously taken Zoloft, Effexor XR, Serequel, and I believe trazadone. I was on several medications and it was too much. I was finally feeling pretty good after changing to Wellbutrin and Lamictal. But. it seems to be around the time I started the Wellbutrin or shortly after the Lamictal or Remron when I noticed my teeth becoming discolored. Then they all started falling apart. I want answers and I want my teeth fixed to have a normal life because everything was looking up for me this time last year. Please help.
I had seborrehic dermatitis for many years this is my first episode of depression
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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By tesha: Can u take byetta while taking lamotrigine
need to know before I start byetta if u can take byetta with lamotrigine?
- By dolly: Safe for sleep
is this for sleep? lots of side effects - has anyone used this. how about the next day, are you alert or how does this drug stay in the body and what are the effects.
- By Bonnie: How likely is it that celexa will increase blood pressure?
I have been taking Remeron 15 mg for a few months and recently added 5 mg Celexa. My systolic blood pressure went up immediately; it had been mostly in the high 120's and now is 140+. Is this a coincidence, or could the Celexa be causing it?
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