Lamictal and Diarrhea - from FDA reports
Diarrhea is found among people who take Lamictal, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Xanax, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Diarrhea 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 Sep, 20, 2017
51,830 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 1,099 people (2.12%) have Diarrhea
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lamictal when people have Diarrhea *:
- < 1 month: 51.41 %
- 1 - 6 months: 28.81 %
- 6 - 12 months: 6.21 %
- 1 - 2 years: 2.82 %
- 2 - 5 years: 9.6 %
- 5 - 10 years: 1.13 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Lamictal *:
- female: 72.69 %
- male: 27.31 %
Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Lamictal *:
- 0-1: 0.34 %
- 2-9: 2.38 %
- 10-19: 6.01 %
- 20-29: 12.13 %
- 30-39: 16.44 %
- 40-49: 19.39 %
- 50-59: 21.43 %
- 60+: 21.88 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (149 people, 13.56%)
- Pain (87 people, 7.92%)
- Convulsion (78 people, 7.10%)
- Stress And Anxiety (47 people, 4.28%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (46 people, 4.19%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xanax (115 people, 10.46%)
- Cymbalta (104 people, 9.46%)
- Zoloft (102 people, 9.28%)
- Keppra (100 people, 9.10%)
- Seroquel (89 people, 8.10%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (355 people, 32.30%)
- Nausea And Vomiting (306 people, 27.84%)
- Headache (199 people, 18.11%)
- Fatigue (189 people, 17.20%)
- Rashes (181 people, 16.47%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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