Review: could Lamictal cause Bone and joint pain?
Summary: Bone and joint pain could be caused by Lamictal, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder.
We study 37,266 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA and social media. Among them, 608 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 (latest outcomes from 40,334 users) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
Bone and joint pain
Bone and joint pain (latest reports from 797,454 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 37,171 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal. Among them, 608 people (1.64%) have Bone And Joint Pain. They amount to 0.08% of all the 794,932 people who have Bone And Joint Pain on eHealthMe.
Time on Lamictal when people have Bone and joint pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Bone and joint pain||49.71%||23.98%||5.85%||5.26%||7.60%||7.02%||0.58% |
Age of people who have Bone and joint pain when taking Lamictal * :
|Bone and joint pain||0.00%||1.35%||4.04%||8.65%||23.85%||21.73%||28.46%||11.92% |
Severity of Bone and joint pain when taking Lamictal ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Bone and joint pain||15.38%||46.15%||30.77%||7.69% |
How people recovered from Bone and joint pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Bone and joint pain||0.00%||40.00%||60.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (170 people, 27.96%)
- Depression (89 people, 14.64%)
- Epilepsy (59 people, 9.70%)
- Pain (38 people, 6.25%)
- Convulsion (28 people, 4.61%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (98 people, 16.12%)
- Neurontin (70 people, 11.51%)
- Ambien (68 people, 11.18%)
- Xanax (62 people, 10.20%)
- Aspirin (58 people, 9.54%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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