Review: could Lamictal cause Erectile Dysfunction?


Erectile dysfunction is found among people who take Lamictal, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Klonopin, and have Bipolar disorder . We study 41,204 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA and social media. Among them, 158 have Erectile dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Erectile dysfunction and more.

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Lamictal has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Lamictal 44,187 users)

Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction has been reported by people with drug effect decreased, drug ineffective, erection problems, optic ischaemic neuropathy, high blood pressure (latest reports from 33,628 Erectile dysfunction patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

41,204 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 158 people (0.38%) have Erectile Dysfunction

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lamictal cause Erectile dysfunction?

Time on Lamictal when people have Erectile Dysfunction *:

  • < 1 month: 6.98 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.95 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.28 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.3 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 23.26 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 23.26 %
  • 10+ years: 6.98 %

Gender of people who have Erectile Dysfunction when taking Lamictal *:

  • female: 7.14 %
  • male: 92.86 %

Age of people who have Erectile Dysfunction when taking Lamictal *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 4.92 %
  • 20-29: 13.11 %
  • 30-39: 16.39 %
  • 40-49: 22.95 %
  • 50-59: 26.23 %
  • 60+: 16.39 %

Severity if Erectile Dysfunction when taking Lamictal **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 39.29 %
  • severe: 42.86 %
  • most severe: 17.86 %

How people recovered from Erectile Dysfunction **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (34 people)
  • Depression (28 people)
  • Epilepsy (23 people)
  • Erectile Dysfunction (13 people)
  • Insomnia (12 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Topamax (23 people)
  • Klonopin (23 people)
  • Neurontin (22 people)
  • Seroquel (21 people)
  • Wellbutrin (18 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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