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Review: could Lamictal cause Elevated liver enzymes?

Summary: Elevated liver enzymes could be caused by Lamictal, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Prozac, and have Mood stabilizer.

We study 37,266 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Elevated liver enzymes. Find out below who they are, when they have Elevated liver enzymes and more.

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Lamictal

Lamictal (latest outcomes from 40,334 users) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Elevated liver enzymes

Elevated liver enzymes (high liver enzymes) (latest reports from 1,024 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety, depression, insomnia.

On Apr, 6, 2014: 37,171 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal. Among them, 3 people (0.01%) have Elevated Liver Enzymes. They amount to 0.30% of all the 988 people who have Elevated Liver Enzymes on eHealthMe.

Trend of Elevated liver enzymes in Lamictal reports

Time on Lamictal when people have Elevated liver enzymes * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Elevated liver enzymes0.00%33.33%0.00%33.33%33.33%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Elevated liver enzymes when taking Lamictal * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Elevated liver enzymes0.00%0.00%33.33%0.00%33.33%0.00%33.33%0.00%

Severity of Elevated liver enzymes when taking Lamictal ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Elevated liver enzymes33.33%33.33%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Elevated liver enzymes ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Mood stabilizer (2 people, 66.67%)
  2. Depression (1 people, 33.33%)
  3. Anxiety (1 people, 33.33%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent (1 people, 33.33%)
  5. Bipolar 1 (1 people, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prozac (1 people, 33.33%)
  2. Cymbalta (1 people, 33.33%)
  3. Metformin hydrochloride (1 people, 33.33%)
  4. Clonazepam (1 people, 33.33%)
  5. Wellbutrin sr (1 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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