Lamictal and Diarrhea - from FDA reports


Summary

Diarrhea 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 Xanax, and have Bipolar disorder. This review analyzes which people have Diarrhea with Lamictal. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 48,703 people who have side effects when taking Lamictal from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 28, 2017

48,703 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 1,004 people (2.06%) have Diarrhea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lamictal cause Diarrhea?

Time on Lamictal when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 50.86 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 29.71 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.71 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.86 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.71 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.14 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Lamictal *:

  • female: 72.52 %
  • male: 27.48 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Lamictal *:

  • 0-1: 0.37 %
  • 2-9: 2.36 %
  • 10-19: 6.59 %
  • 20-29: 12.31 %
  • 30-39: 17.16 %
  • 40-49: 19.15 %
  • 50-59: 21.89 %
  • 60+: 20.15 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (199 people, 19.82%)
  • Depression (136 people, 13.55%)
  • Epilepsy (116 people, 11.55%)
  • Convulsion (78 people, 7.77%)
  • Pain (75 people, 7.47%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (96 people, 9.56%)
  • Keppra (91 people, 9.06%)
  • Cymbalta (88 people, 8.76%)
  • Zoloft (84 people, 8.37%)
  • Seroquel (84 people, 8.37%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (316 people, 31.47%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (280 people, 27.89%)
  • Headache (169 people, 16.83%)
  • Fever (162 people, 16.14%)
  • Rashes (160 people, 15.94%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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