Review: could Lamictal cause Gait disturbance?
We study 37,402 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA and social media. Among them, 431 have Gait disturbance. Find out below who they are, when they have Gait disturbance and more.
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Lamictal (latest outcomes from 40,499 users) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
Gait disturbance (latest reports from 329,126 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Aug, 17, 2014: 37,383 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal. Among them, 431 people (1.15%) have Gait Disturbance. They amount to 0.13% of all the 329,057 people who have Gait Disturbance on eHealthMe.
Time on Lamictal when people have Gait disturbance * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Gait disturbance||54.72%||26.42%||5.66%||9.43%||3.77%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Gait disturbance when taking Lamictal * :
|Gait disturbance||0.00%||2.23%||6.70%||9.93%||12.90%||24.81%||23.82%||19.60% |
Severity of Gait disturbance when taking Lamictal ** :
How people recovered from Gait disturbance ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (124 people, 28.77%)
- Epilepsy (84 people, 19.49%)
- Convulsion (82 people, 19.03%)
- Depression (46 people, 10.67%)
- Anxiety (41 people, 9.51%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (69 people, 16.01%)
- Keppra (65 people, 15.08%)
- Aspirin (63 people, 14.62%)
- Ativan (55 people, 12.76%)
- Geodon (50 people, 11.60%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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