Who have Anxiety with Lamictal?


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 50,143 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,936 have Anxiety. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety and more.

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Lamictal

Lamictal has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Lamictal 54,720 users)

Anxiety

Anxiety has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety, osteoporosis, pain (latest reports from 292,073 Anxiety patients).

On Nov, 24, 2016

50,143 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 1,936 people (3.86%) have Anxiety


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lamictal cause Anxiety?

Time on Lamictal when people have Anxiety *:

  • < 1 month: 27.89 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 24.83 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.14 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.88 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.65 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.86 %
  • 10+ years: 3.74 %

Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Lamictal *:

  • female: 75.64 %
  • male: 24.36 %

Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Lamictal *:

  • 0-1: 0.07 %
  • 2-9: 0.55 %
  • 10-19: 5.66 %
  • 20-29: 14.94 %
  • 30-39: 19.24 %
  • 40-49: 21.56 %
  • 50-59: 22.85 %
  • 60+: 15.14 %

Severity of Anxiety **:

  • least: 7.04 %
  • moderate: 42.25 %
  • severe: 39.44 %
  • most severe: 11.27 %

How people recovered from Anxiety **:

  • while on drug: 2.86 %
  • after off the drug: 20.0 %
  • not yet: 77.14 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (323 people, 16.68%)
  • Klonopin (244 people, 12.60%)
  • Xanax (197 people, 10.18%)
  • Ambien (169 people, 8.73%)
  • Cymbalta (165 people, 8.52%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Lamictal, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Depression (375 people, 19.37%)
  • Epilepsy (164 people, 8.47%)
  • Pain (132 people, 6.82%)
  • Quit Smoking (104 people, 5.37%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Depression (534 people, 27.58%)
  • Insomnia (397 people, 20.51%)
  • Fatigue (296 people, 15.29%)
  • Pain (270 people, 13.95%)
  • Nausea (265 people, 13.69%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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