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Review: could Lamictal cause Edema?

We study 37,362 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA and social media. Among them, 204 have Edema. Find out below who they are, when they have Edema and more.

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Lamictal

Lamictal (latest outcomes from 40,450 users) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Edema

Edema (excess of watery fluid collecting in the cavities or tissues of the body) (latest reports from 181,204 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis, metastases to bone.

On Jul, 15, 2014: 37,346 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal. Among them, 185 people (0.50%) have Edema. They amount to 0.10% of all the 181,188 people who have Edema on eHealthMe.

Trend of Edema in Lamictal reports

Time on Lamictal when people have Edema * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Edema51.06%38.30%2.13%0.00%4.26%4.26%0.00%

Age of people who have Edema when taking Lamictal * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Edema0.61%0.61%5.52%14.72%17.79%17.18%23.31%20.25%

Severity of Edema when taking Lamictal ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Edema0.00%20.00%80.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Edema ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Edema0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (48 people, 25.95%)
  2. Epilepsy (21 people, 11.35%)
  3. Pain (17 people, 9.19%)
  4. Anxiety (15 people, 8.11%)
  5. Depression (14 people, 7.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (40 people, 21.62%)
  2. Percocet (32 people, 17.30%)
  3. Cymbalta (32 people, 17.30%)
  4. Aspirin (31 people, 16.76%)
  5. Prednisone (28 people, 15.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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