Review: could Lamictal cause Deep Vein Thrombosis?


Deep vein thrombosis is found among people who take Lamictal, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Yaz, and have Contraception . We study 50,114 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA and social media. Among them, 165 have Deep vein thrombosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Deep vein thrombosis and more.

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Lamictal has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Lamictal 54,675 users)

Deep Vein Thrombosis

Deep vein thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis) has been reported by people with birth control, multiple myeloma, pain, deep venous thrombosis, high blood pressure (latest reports from 72,209 Deep vein thrombosis patients).

On Oct, 20, 2016

50,114 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 165 people (0.33%) have Deep Vein Thrombosis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lamictal cause Deep vein thrombosis?

Time on Lamictal when people have Deep Vein Thrombosis *:

  • < 1 month: 4.17 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 41.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20.83 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.83 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.17 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Deep Vein Thrombosis when taking Lamictal *:

  • female: 86.5 %
  • male: 13.5 %

Age of people who have Deep Vein Thrombosis when taking Lamictal *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 3.9 %
  • 20-29: 19.48 %
  • 30-39: 27.27 %
  • 40-49: 29.22 %
  • 50-59: 6.49 %
  • 60+: 13.64 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (31 people, 18.79%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (21 people, 12.73%)
  • Acne (16 people, 9.70%)
  • Anxiety (15 people, 9.09%)
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (14 people, 8.48%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Yaz (67 people, 40.61%)
  • Yasmin (62 people, 37.58%)
  • Seroquel (31 people, 18.79%)
  • Klonopin (22 people, 13.33%)
  • Albuterol (22 people, 13.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pulmonary Embolism (70 people, 42.42%)
  • Injury (42 people, 25.45%)
  • Pain (41 people, 24.85%)
  • Anxiety (38 people, 23.03%)
  • Pain In Extremity (30 people, 18.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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