Lamictal and 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 Cymbalta, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Edema 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 Jul, 21, 2017
51,830 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 269 people (0.52%) have Edema
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lamictal when people have Edema *:
- < 1 month: 51.79 %
- 1 - 6 months: 35.71 %
- 6 - 12 months: 1.79 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 5.36 %
- 5 - 10 years: 5.36 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Edema when taking Lamictal *:
- female: 80.61 %
- male: 19.39 %
Age of people who have Edema when taking Lamictal *:
- 0-1: 0.47 %
- 2-9: 1.41 %
- 10-19: 6.57 %
- 20-29: 9.86 %
- 30-39: 16.9 %
- 40-49: 26.76 %
- 50-59: 17.37 %
- 60+: 20.66 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (30 people, 11.15%)
- Muscle Spasms (19 people, 7.06%)
- Restless Leg Syndrome (16 people, 5.95%)
- Multiple Myeloma (15 people, 5.58%)
- Bone Lesion (15 people, 5.58%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Cymbalta (44 people, 16.36%)
- Zometa (43 people, 15.99%)
- Keppra (37 people, 13.75%)
- Xanax (35 people, 13.01%)
- Percocet (34 people, 12.64%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (113 people, 42.01%)
- Pain (84 people, 31.23%)
- Fatigue (67 people, 24.91%)
- Nausea (50 people, 18.59%)
- Itching (48 people, 17.84%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Edema when taking Lamictal?
Lamictal has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Lamictal 57,410 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 44,125 Edema patients).