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Review: could Lamictal cause Flatulence?





Summary: Flatulence is found among people who take Lamictal, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Chantix, and have Smoking cessation therapy.

We study 37,484 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 has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Lamictal 40,599 users)

Flatulence

Flatulence (flatus expelled through the anus) has been reported by people with quit smoking, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, depression.(latest reports from Flatulence 21,565 patients)

On Nov, 27, 2014: 37,464 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal. Among them, 81 people (0.22%) have Flatulence.

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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    I been taking Lamictal for a couple of years. With no side effects. Presently I starter having nausea, and dry heaves ,
    I went to the specialist they run test for stomach hernia, etc etc. they did not find any thing wrong. Today I noatice I experience nausea after taking Lamictal I experience dry heaves attacks. Nausea and vomiting is a side effect of Lamicta in a very small percentage of people. Has anybody suffer nausea and vomiting after taking Lamictal for a log period of time but not in the beginning?
    Sorry about the English. English is my second language Thank you
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