Review: could Lamictal cause Back pain?
Summary: Back pain is found among people who take Lamictal, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ambien, and have Bipolar disorder.
We study 37,564 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA and social media. Among them, 420 have Back pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Back pain and more.
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Lamictal has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 40,678 Lamictal users)
Back pain has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 107,077 Back pain patients)
On Mar, 30, 2015: 37,564 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal. Among them, 420 people (1.12%) have Back Pain.
Time on Lamictal when people have Back pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Back pain||66.97%||12.84%||6.42%||0.92%||9.17%||1.83%||1.83% |
Age of people who have Back pain when taking Lamictal * :
|Back pain||0.00%||0.26%||5.00%||15.00%||28.68%||22.37%||17.89%||10.79% |
Severity of Back pain when taking Lamictal ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Back pain||7.69%||30.77%||38.46%||23.08% |
How people recovered from Back pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Back pain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (103 people, 24.52%)
- Depression (83 people, 19.76%)
- Epilepsy (71 people, 16.90%)
- Anxiety (66 people, 15.71%)
- Pain (40 people, 9.52%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ambien (75 people, 17.86%)
- Synthroid (65 people, 15.48%)
- Seroquel (58 people, 13.81%)
- Xanax (56 people, 13.33%)
- Klonopin (56 people, 13.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- Comparions of Zoloft, Lamictal for a 37-year old woman who has Bipolar Disorder
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- Comparions of Methotrexate, Lamotrigine for a 27-year old man who has Epilepsy
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