Review: could Lamictal cause Gait disturbance?
Summary: Gait disturbance 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 Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder.
We study 37,564 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 has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 40,683 Lamictal users)
Gait disturbance has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 47,684 Gait disturbance patients)
On Apr, 1, 2015: 37,564 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal. Among them, 431 people (1.15%) have Gait Disturbance.
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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Valium, Lamictal for a 43-year old woman with Teeth Grinding And Clenching, Migraine. The patient has Chest Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Lamotrigine, Aripiprazole for a 27-year old woman with Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Vaginal Bleeding Between Periods
- A study of side effects of Lamictal Xr for a 43-year old woman with Bipolar I Disorder. The patient has Ocular Migraine
- A study of drug interactions between Multivitamin, Iron Dextran, B-12, Calcium Citrate, Minocycline Hydrochloride, Oxybutynin Chloride, Invega, Lamictal for a 46-year old woman with Protein Malnutrition, Cystic Acne, Overactive Bladder, Bipolar 2. The patient has Musculoskeletal Pain, Swelling Of The Ankles - Feet - Legs, Musculoskeletal Stiffness
- A study of side effects of Lamictal for a 20-year old woman with Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Swollen Gums (swelling of gums)
Recent Lamictal related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Citalopram Hydrobromide, Mebeverine Hydrochloride, Levothyroxine Thyroid, Omeprazole, Lamotrigine for a 41-year old woman who has Temporal Lobe Nocturnal Epilepsy, Underactive Thyroid, IBS,depression, GERD
- Comparions of Zoloft, Lamictal for a 37-year old woman who has Bipolar Disorder
- Comparions of Zyprexa, Lamictal, Lexapro, Prozac, Mirtazapine for a 45-year old woman who has OCD
- Comparions of Methotrexate, Lamotrigine for a 27-year old man who has Epilepsy
- Comparions of Wellbutrin, Lamictal, Celexa for a 41-year old woman who has Anxiety
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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