Lamictal and Anxiety - from FDA reports
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 Pain. This review analyzes which people have Anxiety with Lamictal. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 51,830 people who have side effects when taking Lamictal from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Jul, 21, 2017
51,830 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 2,095 people (4.04%) have Anxiety
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lamictal when people have Anxiety *:
- < 1 month: 37.39 %
- 1 - 6 months: 27.83 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5.22 %
- 1 - 2 years: 9.13 %
- 2 - 5 years: 10.43 %
- 5 - 10 years: 7.83 %
- 10+ years: 2.17 %
Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Lamictal *:
- female: 75.22 %
- male: 24.78 %
Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Lamictal *:
- 0-1: 0.07 %
- 2-9: 0.52 %
- 10-19: 5.42 %
- 20-29: 14.31 %
- 30-39: 18.82 %
- 40-49: 22.22 %
- 50-59: 22.94 %
- 60+: 15.69 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (137 people, 6.54%)
- Narcolepsy (113 people, 5.39%)
- Quit Smoking (110 people, 5.25%)
- Convulsion (94 people, 4.49%)
- Insomnia (80 people, 3.82%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Seroquel (346 people, 16.52%)
- Klonopin (267 people, 12.74%)
- Xanax (227 people, 10.84%)
- Cymbalta (199 people, 9.50%)
- Ambien (180 people, 8.59%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Insomnia (428 people, 20.43%)
- Fatigue (321 people, 15.32%)
- Nausea (297 people, 14.18%)
- Dizziness (294 people, 14.03%)
- Pain (292 people, 13.94%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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