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Review: could Lamictal cause Flatulence?

We study 37,390 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA and social media. Among them, 81 have Flatulence. Find out below who they are, when they have Flatulence and more.

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Lamictal

Lamictal (latest outcomes from 40,499 users) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Flatulence

Flatulence (flatus expelled through the anus) (latest reports from 121,317 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, depression.

On Aug, 15, 2014: 37,383 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal. Among them, 81 people (0.22%) have Flatulence. They amount to 0.07% of all the 121,294 people who have Flatulence on eHealthMe.

Trend of Flatulence in Lamictal reports

Time on Lamictal when people have Flatulence * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Flatulence36.36%27.27%4.55%13.64%13.64%4.55%0.00%

Age of people who have Flatulence when taking Lamictal * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Flatulence0.00%4.29%10.00%5.71%21.43%27.14%25.71%5.71%

Severity of Flatulence when taking Lamictal ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Flatulence0.00%33.33%33.33%33.33%

How people recovered from Flatulence ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Flatulence0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Smoking cessation therapy (22 people, 27.16%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (17 people, 20.99%)
  3. Depression (12 people, 14.81%)
  4. Epilepsy (7 people, 8.64%)
  5. Gaucher's disease (6 people, 7.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Chantix (23 people, 28.40%)
  2. Xanax (17 people, 20.99%)
  3. Nexium (15 people, 18.52%)
  4. Keppra (15 people, 18.52%)
  5. Prevacid (12 people, 14.81%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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