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Review: Lamictal and Seroquel

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lamictal and Seroquel. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,892 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 40,466 users) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Seroquel (latest outcomes from 78,993 users) has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

On Jul, 15, 2014: 4,892 people who take Lamictal, Seroquel are studied

Lamictal, Seroquel outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Lamictal (lamotrigine)
- Seroquel (quetiapine fumarate)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Lamictal is effective18.75%
(3 of 16 people)
32.81%
(21 of 64 people)
45.45%
(25 of 55 people)
46.15%
(30 of 65 people)
58.16%
(57 of 98 people)
55.17%
(32 of 58 people)
66.67%
(14 of 21 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
Seroquel is effective29.03%
(9 of 31 people)
44.16%
(34 of 77 people)
50.00%
(23 of 46 people)
51.52%
(34 of 66 people)
57.45%
(54 of 94 people)
62.50%
(35 of 56 people)
73.33%
(11 of 15 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
RashRashType 2 Diabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes MellitusObesityDiabetes Mellitus
PyrexiaType 2 Diabetes MellitusRashDiabetes MellitusDiabetes MellitusDiabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Stevens-johnson SyndromePyrexiaDiabetes MellitusWeight IncreasedWeight IncreasedObesityBlood Triglycerides IncreasedRash
ErythemaStevens-johnson SyndromeAnxietyAnxietyBlood Cholesterol IncreasedInsomniaWeight IncreasedInsomnia
PruritusAnxietyDepressionRashObesityBlood Cholesterol IncreasedBlood Cholesterol IncreasedWeight Increased
Drug EruptionInsomniaArthralgiaDepressionInsomniaWeight IncreasedInsomniaDepression
Alanine Aminotransferase IncreasedTremorTremorBlood Triglycerides IncreasedDepressionNeuropathy PeripheralWeight DecreasedAnxiety
DyspnoeaDiabetes MellitusNeuropathy PeripheralBlood Cholesterol IncreasedDiabetic NeuropathySuicidal IdeationShort-term Memory LossHeadache
InsomniaArthralgiaIntraocular Pressure IncreasedObesitySuicide AttemptMood SwingsHyperlipidaemiaSomnolence
AggressionDepressionAggressionPancreatitisBack PainHyperglycaemiaSomnolenceSuicidal Ideation

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Lamictal is effective49.26%
(134 of 272 people)
46.23%
(49 of 106 people)
Seroquel is effective51.80%
(144 of 278 people)
53.70%
(58 of 108 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
RashDiabetes Mellitus
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes MellitusWeight Increased
DepressionInsomnia
InsomniaRash
Weight IncreasedDepression
AnxietyAnxiety
NauseaSuicidal Ideation
HeadacheSomnolence
DizzinessAgitation

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lamictal is effectiven/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
18.52%
(10 of 54 people)
35.46%
(50 of 141 people)
22.99%
(43 of 187 people)
24.52%
(38 of 155 people)
23.08%
(30 of 130 people)
50.00%
(11 of 22 people)
Seroquel is effectiven/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
20.00%
(11 of 55 people)
34.93%
(51 of 146 people)
22.06%
(45 of 204 people)
31.01%
(49 of 158 people)
26.36%
(34 of 129 people)
45.83%
(11 of 24 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diabetes MellitusWeight IncreasedCompleted SuicideRashDiabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes MellitusDiabetes MellitusAnxiety
Blood Cholesterol IncreasedDrug IneffectiveRashWeight IncreasedType 2 Diabetes MellitusDiabetes MellitusInsomniaInsomnia
HyperlipidaemiaSuicidal IdeationSuicidal IdeationType 2 Diabetes MellitusRashWeight IncreasedDepressionDepression
PalpitationsRashDepressionConvulsionSuicide AttemptDepressionType 2 Diabetes MellitusFall
OsteoporosisDizzinessWeight IncreasedPyrexiaInsomniaRashAnxietyPyrexia
HypertensionConvulsionPyrexiaNauseaWeight IncreasedInsomniaWeight IncreasedSomnolence
HypercalcaemiaVomitingStevens-johnson SyndromeManiaNauseaHeadacheRashTardive Dyskinesia
Rash GeneralisedInsomniaInsomniaInsomniaDepressionNeuropathy PeripheralSomnolenceMalaise
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusBipolar DisorderAggressionDiabetes MellitusHeadacheDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlSuicidal IdeationRash
RashMetabolic DisorderSyncopeCompleted SuicideCompleted SuicideAnxietyDizzinessDizziness

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 day ago):

  • meralgia paresthesica,cruralgy,sensitive neuropathy of thigh

    Reply

    philippe cervoni on Jul, 14, 2014:

    meralgia paresthesica and cruralgy of leg after 1 year of lamictal and seroquel for depressiv symptoms
    No response to morphine ,sterroids ,piroxicam,paracetamol,lamaline,amytriptylin,patch xylocaina,ostheopathy,
    steroid infiltrations of dorsolombar and iliac zone...
    severe pain impossible to work
    no mecanic neuronal compression found irm
    iwonder if these drugs exacerb this conditions or are in responsability
    or not

    Reply

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • Alpha Liponic Acid....kidney failure < month
    Critical Liver Support...Kidney failure < month
    Charcoal Activated... Absorb impurities < month

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • I'm in the perimenopause stage of my life so a lot of body changes are happening making it difficult to pinpoint what the cause is. My bipolar meds were increased in Feb this year and the side effects started in May only.

    Reply

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Lamictal (lamotrigine) is often used to treat bipolar disorder. Seroquel (quetiapine fumarate) is often used to treat bipolar disorder. 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:

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