Review: Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness in Lamictal
(By eHealthMe on Dec, 4, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.7/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness (Fatigue) by studying 35,808 people who take Lamictal. We analyze: the time on Lamictal when people have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness, age of these people, the severity of Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Lamictal. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Lamictal (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder, bipolar i disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Lamictal include rashes, convulsion, convulsion prophylaxis, fever, nausea.
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.
On Nov, 18, 2013: 35,740 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal. Among them, 1,520 people (4.25%) 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||40.88%||22.33%||7.23%||7.86%||13.84%||6.92%||0.94% |
Age of people who have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness when taking Lamictal * :
|Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness||1.40%||4.92%||12.05%||12.20%||13.52%||20.13%||22.26%||13.52% |
Severity of Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness when taking Lamictal ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness||0.00%||40.48%||45.24%||14.29% |
How people recovered from Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness||4.17%||8.33%||87.50% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (352 people, 23.16%)
- Depression (218 people, 14.34%)
- Epilepsy (162 people, 10.66%)
- Convulsion (96 people, 6.32%)
- Anxiety (84 people, 5.53%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Keppra (160 people, 10.53%)
- Seroquel (150 people, 9.87%)
- Klonopin (149 people, 9.80%)
- Cymbalta (114 people, 7.50%)
- Neurontin (113 people, 7.43%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Could it be a symptom from a condition:
- Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness in Bipolar Disorder (1,528 reports)
- Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness in Bipolar I Disorder (267 reports)
- Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness in Bipolar Ii Disorder (87 reports)
- Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness in Epilepsy (831 reports)
- Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness in Depression (7,658 reports)
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- By Psychogirl: I have bipolar disorder and adhd and take nuvigil for the adhd and on occasion take lunesta for sleep. anybody else take this combination and what side effects or effects in general have you noticed?
(for a 63 year old woman who has Bipolar I Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Renal Failure, Stage 3, Primary Hypothyroidism, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Osteoporosis, Edema - Peripheral, Peripheral Edema, and takes Cymbalta, Lexapro, Lamictal, Latuda, Levothyroxine Sodium, Lunesta, Nuvigil, Maxide, Multivitamin)
I'm anxious about any untoward drug interactions. I can't take stimulants because of a history of abuse. I take Nuvgil for my ADHD and it's the first time I can concentraate in years! I can't believe how much easier it is to organize, get things done, and read. Plus it helps the chronic fatigue I ...
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- By martin: Epilepsy medicine and liver problems?
(for a 16 year old boy who has Epilepsy, and takes Lamotrigine)
my son (16 y.o) has been on lamotrigne for 10 years sometimes his face is quite yellow and he has quiet spells some days, also 6 months ago he was vomiting every day and lost 8 kilos in weight, hes put it back on now but still gets yellow faces, can this be lamotrigne that causes it and is it doing ...
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- By Victoria Auld: I am always tired. i get enough sleep and have tried everything. i fall asleep during the day and constantly have bags under my eyes! can ts cause these symptoms? any advice i can take and try?
(for a 23 year old woman who has Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness)
I am on the mild side of ts. I have lesions on my face and have tumours through my kidneys and behind my eyes. I get bad kidney infections/pains and have had a biopsy preformed. Apart from that I'm ok apart from always being tired all the time. It's really getting me down as I have bags under my e ...
(Number of patients like Victoria Auld: 288)
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