Lamictal and Constipation - from FDA reports


Summary

Constipation 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 Neurontin, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Constipation 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 May, 02, 2017

50,945 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 560 people (1.1%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lamictal cause Constipation?

Time on Lamictal when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 39.58 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.75 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.42 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.58 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.25 %
  • 10+ years: 4.17 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Lamictal *:

  • female: 71.43 %
  • male: 28.57 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Lamictal *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.5 %
  • 10-19: 2.0 %
  • 20-29: 9.25 %
  • 30-39: 15.5 %
  • 40-49: 18.5 %
  • 50-59: 29.75 %
  • 60+: 23.5 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (91 people, 16.25%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (74 people, 13.21%)
  • Epilepsy (61 people, 10.89%)
  • Pain (54 people, 9.64%)
  • Convulsion (32 people, 5.71%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (70 people, 12.50%)
  • Synthroid (69 people, 12.32%)
  • Xanax (68 people, 12.14%)
  • Seroquel (65 people, 11.61%)
  • Ativan (62 people, 11.07%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (177 people, 31.61%)
  • Fatigue (154 people, 27.50%)
  • Insomnia (130 people, 23.21%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (118 people, 21.07%)
  • Dizziness (104 people, 18.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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