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 37,584 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,335 have Anxiety. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety and more.
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Lamictal has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 40,706 Lamictal users)
Anxiety has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 212,791 Anxiety patients)
On Mar, 31, 2015: 37,564 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal. Among them, 1,388 people (3.70%) have Anxiety.
Time on Lamictal when people have Anxiety * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Lamictal * :
Severity of Anxiety when taking Lamictal ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Anxiety ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (430 people, 30.98%)
- Depression (314 people, 22.62%)
- Anxiety (262 people, 18.88%)
- Epilepsy (140 people, 10.09%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (119 people, 8.57%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (284 people, 20.46%)
- Klonopin (228 people, 16.43%)
- Ambien (187 people, 13.47%)
- Xanax (160 people, 11.53%)
- Cymbalta (157 people, 11.31%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Recent Lamictal related drug comparison:
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- Comparions of Lexapro, Lamotrigine, Nexplanon, Adderall Xr 30 for a 20-year old woman who has Birth Control
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- Comparions of Zoloft, Lamictal for a 37-year old woman who has Bipolar Disorder
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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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