Review: could Lamictal cause Headache?
We study 37,362 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,557 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.
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Lamictal (latest outcomes from 40,450 users) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
Headache (pain in head) (latest reports from 1,197,208 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Jul, 14, 2014: 37,346 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal. Among them, 1,683 people (4.51%) have Headache. They amount to 0.14% of all the 1,195,494 people who have Headache on eHealthMe.
Time on Lamictal when people have Headache * :
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Age of people who have Headache when taking Lamictal * :
Severity of Headache when taking Lamictal ** :
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How people recovered from Headache ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (433 people, 25.73%)
- Depression (256 people, 15.21%)
- Epilepsy (214 people, 12.72%)
- Convulsion (123 people, 7.31%)
- Anxiety (97 people, 5.76%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (165 people, 9.80%)
- Klonopin (160 people, 9.51%)
- Keppra (114 people, 6.77%)
- Cymbalta (105 people, 6.24%)
- Synthroid (98 people, 5.82%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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