Lamictal and Headache - from FDA reports
Headache 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 Klonopin, and have Bipolar disorder. This review analyzes which people have Headache with Lamictal. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 48,703 people who have side effects when taking Lamictal from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 20, 2017
48,703 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 2,169 people (4.45%) have Headache
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lamictal when people have Headache *:
- < 1 month: 53.25 %
- 1 - 6 months: 30.5 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5.25 %
- 1 - 2 years: 3.5 %
- 2 - 5 years: 5.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 1.75 %
- 10+ years: 0.75 %
Gender of people who have Headache when taking Lamictal *:
- female: 74.56 %
- male: 25.44 %
Age of people who have Headache when taking Lamictal *:
- 0-1: 0.06 %
- 2-9: 1.66 %
- 10-19: 8.36 %
- 20-29: 13.57 %
- 30-39: 18.97 %
- 40-49: 22.88 %
- 50-59: 21.93 %
- 60+: 12.57 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Bipolar Disorder (516 people, 23.79%)
- Depression (302 people, 13.92%)
- Epilepsy (259 people, 11.94%)
- Convulsion (135 people, 6.22%)
- Stress And Anxiety (96 people, 4.43%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Klonopin (185 people, 8.53%)
- Seroquel (177 people, 8.16%)
- Cymbalta (168 people, 7.75%)
- Keppra (149 people, 6.87%)
- Synthroid (125 people, 5.76%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (530 people, 24.44%)
- Dizziness (488 people, 22.50%)
- Fatigue (391 people, 18.03%)
- Rashes (336 people, 15.49%)
- Insomnia (275 people, 12.68%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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