Review: could Lamictal cause Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness (Fatigue)?
Summary: Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness is found among people who take Lamictal, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder.
We study 37,541 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,632 have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness. Find out below who they are, when they have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness and more.
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Lamictal has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 40,659 Lamictal users)
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 200,643 Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness patients)
On Feb, 24, 2015: 37,541 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal. Among them, 1,632 people (4.35%) have Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness.
Time on Lamictal when people have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness||38.24%||21.53%||6.80%||7.93%||15.58%||7.65%||2.27% |
Age of people who have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness when taking Lamictal * :
|Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness||1.28%||4.51%||11.50%||11.90%||14.06%||19.64%||23.74%||13.38% |
Severity of Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness when taking Lamictal ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness||0.94%||39.62%||46.23%||13.21% |
How people recovered from Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness||4.65%||4.65%||90.70% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (371 people, 22.73%)
- Depression (245 people, 15.01%)
- Epilepsy (170 people, 10.42%)
- Convulsion (120 people, 7.35%)
- Anxiety (97 people, 5.94%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (174 people, 10.66%)
- Keppra (169 people, 10.36%)
- Klonopin (162 people, 9.93%)
- Cymbalta (121 people, 7.41%)
- Neurontin (117 people, 7.17%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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