Lamictal and Gait disturbance - from FDA reports
Gait disturbance 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 Keppra, and have Bipolar disorder . We study 48,703 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA. Among them, 681 have Gait disturbance. Find out below who they are, when they have Gait disturbance and more.
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Lamictal has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Lamictal 54,850 users)
Gait disturbance has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain (latest reports from 100,572 Gait disturbance patients).
On Feb, 09, 2017
48,703 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 681 people (1.4%) have Gait Disturbance
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lamictal when people have Gait Disturbance *:
- < 1 month: 52.17 %
- 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4.35 %
- 1 - 2 years: 7.61 %
- 2 - 5 years: 8.7 %
- 5 - 10 years: 1.09 %
- 10+ years: 1.09 %
Gender of people who have Gait Disturbance when taking Lamictal *:
- female: 68.17 %
- male: 31.83 %
Age of people who have Gait Disturbance when taking Lamictal *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 2.09 %
- 10-19: 5.12 %
- 20-29: 7.02 %
- 30-39: 13.47 %
- 40-49: 22.77 %
- 50-59: 25.81 %
- 60+: 23.72 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Bipolar Disorder (148 people, 21.73%)
- Epilepsy (122 people, 17.91%)
- Convulsion (74 people, 10.87%)
- Depression (67 people, 9.84%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (62 people, 9.10%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Keppra (88 people, 12.92%)
- Seroquel (69 people, 10.13%)
- Cymbalta (62 people, 9.10%)
- Tegretol (59 people, 8.66%)
- Synthroid (54 people, 7.93%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fall (140 people, 20.56%)
- Fatigue (136 people, 19.97%)
- Tremor (135 people, 19.82%)
- Dizziness (133 people, 19.53%)
- Weakness (125 people, 18.36%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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