Review: could Lamictal cause Deep vein thrombosis?
Summary: Deep vein thrombosis could be caused by Lamictal, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Yasmin, and have Contraception.
We study 37,266 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA and social media. Among them, 94 have Deep vein thrombosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Deep vein thrombosis 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.
Deep vein thrombosis
Deep vein thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis) (latest reports from 282,477 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, pain, multiple myeloma, premenstrual syndrome, high blood pressure.
On Apr, 16, 2014: 37,266 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal. Among them, 94 people (0.25%) have Deep Vein Thrombosis. They amount to 0.03% of all the 282,403 people who have Deep Vein Thrombosis on eHealthMe.
Time on Lamictal when people have Deep vein thrombosis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Deep vein thrombosis||0.00%||35.29%||11.76%||29.41%||23.53%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Deep vein thrombosis when taking Lamictal * :
|Deep vein thrombosis||0.00%||0.00%||2.11%||25.26%||21.05%||35.79%||7.37%||8.42% |
Severity of Deep vein thrombosis when taking Lamictal ** :
How people recovered from Deep vein thrombosis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (26 people, 27.66%)
- Bipolar disorder (17 people, 18.09%)
- Anxiety (14 people, 14.89%)
- Pain (10 people, 10.64%)
- Acne (9 people, 9.57%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Yasmin (37 people, 39.36%)
- Yaz (30 people, 31.91%)
- Aspirin (16 people, 17.02%)
- Synthroid (15 people, 15.96%)
- Vioxx (15 people, 15.96%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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