Lamictal and Depression - from FDA reports


Summary

Depression 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 Seroquel, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Depression 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 Jul, 21, 2017

51,830 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 2,110 people (4.07%) have Depression


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Could Lamictal cause Depression?

Time on Lamictal when people have Depression *:

  • < 1 month: 35.24 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.19 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.17 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.57 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.57 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.49 %
  • 10+ years: 1.76 %

Gender of people who have Depression when taking Lamictal *:

  • female: 74.25 %
  • male: 25.75 %

Age of people who have Depression when taking Lamictal *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.26 %
  • 10-19: 7.68 %
  • 20-29: 12.54 %
  • 30-39: 15.76 %
  • 40-49: 23.37 %
  • 50-59: 24.49 %
  • 60+: 15.89 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (119 people, 5.64%)
  • Quit Smoking (117 people, 5.55%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (82 people, 3.89%)
  • Sleep Disorder (79 people, 3.74%)
  • Insomnia (74 people, 3.51%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (333 people, 15.78%)
  • Cymbalta (241 people, 11.42%)
  • Klonopin (230 people, 10.90%)
  • Abilify (205 people, 9.72%)
  • Wellbutrin (198 people, 9.38%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Suicidal Ideation (381 people, 18.06%)
  • Fatigue (333 people, 15.78%)
  • Insomnia (284 people, 13.46%)
  • Drug Ineffective (284 people, 13.46%)
  • Nausea (238 people, 11.28%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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