Review: could Lamictal cause Flatulence?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 12, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 37,132 people who take Lamictal. Among them, 81 have Flatulence. See who they are, when they have Flatulence and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Lamictal (latest outcomes from 40,293 users) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder, epilepsy. Commonly reported side effects of Lamictal include rashes, convulsion prophylaxis, convulsion, fever, lyell's syndrome.
Flatulence (flatus expelled through the anus) (latest reports from 116,325 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, depression.
On Feb, 12, 2014: 35,946 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal. Among them, 81 people (0.23%) have Flatulence.
Time on Lamictal when people have Flatulence * :
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Age of people who have Flatulence when taking Lamictal * :
Severity of Flatulence when taking Lamictal ** :
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How people recovered from Flatulence ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Smoking cessation therapy (22 people, 27.16%)
- Bipolar disorder (17 people, 20.99%)
- Depression (12 people, 14.81%)
- Epilepsy (7 people, 8.64%)
- Gaucher's disease (6 people, 7.41%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Chantix (23 people, 28.40%)
- Xanax (17 people, 20.99%)
- Nexium (15 people, 18.52%)
- Keppra (15 people, 18.52%)
- Prevacid (12 people, 14.81%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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