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 Synthroid, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Lamictal. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 51,830 people who have side effects when taking Lamictal from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 20, 2017

51,830 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 583 people (1.12%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lamictal cause Constipation?

Time on Lamictal when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 43.75 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.75 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.42 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.58 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.08 %
  • 10+ years: 4.17 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Lamictal *:

  • female: 71.66 %
  • male: 28.34 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Lamictal *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.43 %
  • 10-19: 1.9 %
  • 20-29: 9.26 %
  • 30-39: 14.73 %
  • 40-49: 17.81 %
  • 50-59: 29.45 %
  • 60+: 25.42 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (92 people, 15.78%)
  • Pain (54 people, 9.26%)
  • Convulsion (32 people, 5.49%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (30 people, 5.15%)
  • Seizures (27 people, 4.63%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (81 people, 13.89%)
  • Xanax (79 people, 13.55%)
  • Neurontin (71 people, 12.18%)
  • Seroquel (66 people, 11.32%)
  • Ativan (63 people, 10.81%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (190 people, 32.59%)
  • Fatigue (167 people, 28.64%)
  • Insomnia (132 people, 22.64%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (129 people, 22.13%)
  • Dizziness (116 people, 19.90%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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