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Review: could Lamictal cause Diarrhea?

We study 37,442 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA and social media. Among them, 673 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.

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Lamictal

Lamictal (latest outcomes from 40,544 users) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Diarrhea

Diarrhea (latest reports from 1,102,104 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.

On Oct, 29, 2014: 37,442 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal. Among them, 673 people (1.80%) have Diarrhea.

Trend of Diarrhea in Lamictal reports

Time on Lamictal when people have Diarrhea * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Diarrhea47.65%25.88%8.24%4.71%11.76%1.18%0.59%

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Lamictal * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diarrhea0.17%2.38%7.47%12.22%19.52%23.43%17.83%16.98%

Severity of Diarrhea when taking Lamictal ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Diarrhea13.64%31.82%36.36%18.18%

How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Diarrhea8.33%16.67%75.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (163 people, 24.22%)
  2. Depression (99 people, 14.71%)
  3. Epilepsy (82 people, 12.18%)
  4. Convulsion (59 people, 8.77%)
  5. Pain (53 people, 7.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ativan (69 people, 10.25%)
  2. Seroquel (68 people, 10.10%)
  3. Ambien (67 people, 9.96%)
  4. Keppra (65 people, 9.66%)
  5. Zoloft (64 people, 9.51%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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