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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 37,464 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

Lamictal (latest outcomes from 40,571 users) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Trend of lamictal reports

Back pain

Back pain (latest reports from 676,532 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.

Trend of Back pain reports

On Nov, 25, 2014: 37,464 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal. Among them, 420 people (1.12%) have Back Pain.

Trend of Back pain in Lamictal reports

Time on Lamictal when people have Back pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Back pain66.97%12.84%6.42%0.92%9.17%1.83%1.83%

Age of people who have Back pain when taking Lamictal * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Back pain0.00%0.26%5.00%15.00%28.68%22.37%17.89%10.79%

Severity of Back pain when taking Lamictal ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Back pain7.69%30.77%38.46%23.08%

How people recovered from Back pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Back pain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (103 people, 24.52%)
  2. Depression (83 people, 19.76%)
  3. Epilepsy (71 people, 16.90%)
  4. Anxiety (66 people, 15.71%)
  5. Pain (40 people, 9.52%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ambien (75 people, 17.86%)
  2. Synthroid (65 people, 15.48%)
  3. Seroquel (58 people, 13.81%)
  4. Xanax (56 people, 13.33%)
  5. Klonopin (56 people, 13.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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