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Review: could Lamictal cause Gait disturbance?

Summary: Gait disturbance could be caused by Lamictal, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder.

We study 37,266 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

Lamictal (latest outcomes from 40,334 users) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Gait disturbance

Gait disturbance (latest reports from 324,847 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 37,266 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal. Among them, 431 people (1.16%) have Gait Disturbance. They amount to 0.13% of all the 323,571 people who have Gait Disturbance on eHealthMe.

Trend of Gait disturbance in Lamictal reports

Time on Lamictal when people have Gait disturbance * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Gait disturbance54.72%26.42%5.66%9.43%3.77%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Gait disturbance when taking Lamictal * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Gait disturbance0.00%2.23%6.70%9.93%12.90%24.81%23.82%19.60%

Severity of Gait disturbance when taking Lamictal ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Gait disturbance ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (124 people, 28.77%)
  2. Epilepsy (84 people, 19.49%)
  3. Convulsion (82 people, 19.03%)
  4. Depression (46 people, 10.67%)
  5. Anxiety (41 people, 9.51%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (69 people, 16.01%)
  2. Keppra (65 people, 15.08%)
  3. Aspirin (63 people, 14.62%)
  4. Ativan (55 people, 12.76%)
  5. Geodon (50 people, 11.60%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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