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Review: could Lamictal cause Bone and joint pain?

We study 37,402 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA and social media. Among them, 609 have Bone and joint pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Bone and joint pain and more.

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Lamictal

Lamictal (latest outcomes from 40,499 users) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Bone and joint pain

Bone and joint pain (latest reports from 802,628 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis.

On Aug, 11, 2014: 37,383 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal. Among them, 609 people (1.63%) have Bone And Joint Pain. They amount to 0.08% of all the 800,469 people who have Bone And Joint Pain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Bone and joint pain in Lamictal reports

Time on Lamictal when people have Bone and joint pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Bone and joint pain49.71%23.98%5.85%5.26%7.60%7.02%0.58%

Age of people who have Bone and joint pain when taking Lamictal * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bone and joint pain0.00%1.34%4.03%8.64%23.80%21.88%28.41%11.90%

Severity of Bone and joint pain when taking Lamictal ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Bone and joint pain14.29%50.00%28.57%7.14%

How people recovered from Bone and joint pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Bone and joint pain0.00%33.33%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (170 people, 27.91%)
  2. Depression (89 people, 14.61%)
  3. Epilepsy (59 people, 9.69%)
  4. Pain (38 people, 6.24%)
  5. Convulsion (28 people, 4.60%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (98 people, 16.09%)
  2. Neurontin (70 people, 11.49%)
  3. Ambien (68 people, 11.17%)
  4. Xanax (62 people, 10.18%)
  5. Aspirin (58 people, 9.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I am a professional musician having joint pain and stiffness in my fingers and upper back region

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  • suffered a broken shulder a year ago, and started the cancer medication about 6 months after.Haerd to know hetherpain is still from fracture, although there is pain in the naffected arm, and legs also, although not to the same degree.There is acccasional shortness of breath and muscle weakness. and some degree of rectal incontinence.

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