Lamictal and Anxiety - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Anxiety with Lamictal. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 50,945 people who have side effects when taking Lamictal from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 28, 2017

50,945 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 2,044 people (4.01%) have Anxiety


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lamictal cause Anxiety?

Time on Lamictal when people have Anxiety *:

  • < 1 month: 37.27 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 29.09 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.64 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.91 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.73 %
  • 10+ years: 1.36 %

Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Lamictal *:

  • female: 75.39 %
  • male: 24.61 %

Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Lamictal *:

  • 0-1: 0.07 %
  • 2-9: 0.53 %
  • 10-19: 5.46 %
  • 20-29: 14.57 %
  • 30-39: 18.9 %
  • 40-49: 21.96 %
  • 50-59: 22.82 %
  • 60+: 15.7 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (513 people, 25.10%)
  • Depression (373 people, 18.25%)
  • Epilepsy (162 people, 7.93%)
  • Pain (133 people, 6.51%)
  • Quit Smoking (110 people, 5.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (337 people, 16.49%)
  • Klonopin (258 people, 12.62%)
  • Xanax (220 people, 10.76%)
  • Cymbalta (185 people, 9.05%)
  • Ambien (179 people, 8.76%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Depression (556 people, 27.20%)
  • Insomnia (413 people, 20.21%)
  • Fatigue (311 people, 15.22%)
  • Nausea (289 people, 14.14%)
  • Dizziness (287 people, 14.04%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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