Could Lamictal cause Edema - from FDA reports
Edema is found among people who take Lamictal, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Bipolar disorder . We study 48,703 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA. Among them, 254 have Edema. Find out below who they are, when they have Edema and more.
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Lamictal has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Lamictal 54,782 users)
Edema (excess of watery fluid collecting in the cavities or tissues of the body) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 40,543 Edema patients).
On Dec, 19, 2016
48,703 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 254 people (0.52%) have Edema
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lamictal when people have Edema *:
- < 1 month: 50.88 %
- 1 - 6 months: 35.09 %
- 6 - 12 months: 1.75 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 5.26 %
- 5 - 10 years: 7.02 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Edema when taking Lamictal *:
- female: 80.24 %
- male: 19.76 %
Age of people who have Edema when taking Lamictal *:
- 0-1: 0.5 %
- 2-9: 1.49 %
- 10-19: 6.93 %
- 20-29: 9.9 %
- 30-39: 17.82 %
- 40-49: 24.26 %
- 50-59: 17.82 %
- 60+: 21.29 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Bipolar Disorder (63 people, 24.80%)
- Pain (25 people, 9.84%)
- Depression (23 people, 9.06%)
- Epilepsy (22 people, 8.66%)
- Muscle Spasms (19 people, 7.48%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (43 people, 16.93%)
- Cymbalta (38 people, 14.96%)
- Keppra (37 people, 14.57%)
- Percocet (34 people, 13.39%)
- Xanax (31 people, 12.20%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (110 people, 43.31%)
- Pain (77 people, 30.31%)
- Fatigue (65 people, 25.59%)
- Depression (61 people, 24.02%)
- Headache (47 people, 18.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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