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Review: could Lamictal cause Anxiety (Stress and anxiety)?

Summary: Anxiety is found among people who take Lamictal, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder.

We study 37,464 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,333 have Anxiety. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety and more.

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Lamictal

Lamictal (latest outcomes from 40,571 users) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Trend of lamictal reports

Anxiety

Anxiety (latest reports from 197,075 patients) has been reported by people with depression, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain.

Trend of Anxiety reports

On Nov, 27, 2014: 37,464 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal. Among them, 1,386 people (3.70%) have Anxiety.

Trend of Anxiety in Lamictal reports

Time on Lamictal when people have Anxiety * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Anxiety31.05%25.40%8.06%12.90%11.69%8.06%2.82%

Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Lamictal * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Anxiety0.08%1.06%5.76%16.67%18.03%20.83%24.24%13.33%

Severity of Anxiety when taking Lamictal ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Anxiety5.26%44.74%43.42%6.58%

How people recovered from Anxiety ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Anxiety0.00%16.67%83.33%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (430 people, 31.02%)
  2. Depression (314 people, 22.66%)
  3. Anxiety (262 people, 18.90%)
  4. Epilepsy (140 people, 10.10%)
  5. Smoking cessation therapy (119 people, 8.59%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (284 people, 20.49%)
  2. Klonopin (228 people, 16.45%)
  3. Ambien (187 people, 13.49%)
  4. Xanax (160 people, 11.54%)
  5. Cymbalta (157 people, 11.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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