Review: could Lamictal cause Erectile dysfunction?
We study 37,390 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA and social media. Among them, 142 have Erectile dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Erectile dysfunction and more.
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Lamictal (latest outcomes from 40,487 users) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
Erectile dysfunction (latest reports from 131,718 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss.
On Aug, 15, 2014: 37,383 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal. Among them, 142 people (0.38%) have Erectile Dysfunction. They amount to 0.11% of all the 131,839 people who have Erectile Dysfunction on eHealthMe.
Time on Lamictal when people have Erectile dysfunction * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Erectile dysfunction||7.89%||23.68%||15.79%||5.26%||18.42%||21.05%||7.89% |
Age of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Lamictal * :
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||3.91%||20.31%||14.84%||21.88%||25.78%||13.28% |
Severity of Erectile dysfunction when taking Lamictal ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||40.74%||44.44%||14.81% |
How people recovered from Erectile dysfunction ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (38 people, 26.76%)
- Insomnia (32 people, 22.54%)
- Anxiety (30 people, 21.13%)
- Depression (28 people, 19.72%)
- Bipolar ii disorder (21 people, 14.79%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Klonopin (36 people, 25.35%)
- Ambien (34 people, 23.94%)
- Cymbalta (27 people, 19.01%)
- Topamax (25 people, 17.61%)
- Seroquel (24 people, 16.90%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Even when I am interment with my girlfriend and I am extremely turned on, I have erection issues. I would say that this happens 90% of the time, I am physically fit, I eat healthy food, but am on 300mg's for my drug :(
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