Lamictal and Headache - from FDA reports


Summary

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 50,945 people who have side effects when taking Lamictal from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 19, 2017

50,945 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 2,289 people (4.49%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lamictal cause Headache?

Time on Lamictal when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 53.81 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 30.47 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.16 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.95 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.91 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.97 %
  • 10+ years: 0.74 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Lamictal *:

  • female: 74.87 %
  • male: 25.13 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Lamictal *:

  • 0-1: 0.06 %
  • 2-9: 1.64 %
  • 10-19: 8.09 %
  • 20-29: 13.74 %
  • 30-39: 19.0 %
  • 40-49: 22.85 %
  • 50-59: 21.89 %
  • 60+: 12.73 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (527 people, 23.02%)
  • Depression (322 people, 14.07%)
  • Epilepsy (268 people, 11.71%)
  • Convulsion (135 people, 5.90%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (106 people, 4.63%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Klonopin (190 people, 8.30%)
  • Seroquel (179 people, 7.82%)
  • Cymbalta (179 people, 7.82%)
  • Keppra (157 people, 6.86%)
  • Synthroid (135 people, 5.90%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (562 people, 24.55%)
  • Dizziness (512 people, 22.37%)
  • Fatigue (413 people, 18.04%)
  • Rashes (346 people, 15.12%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (288 people, 12.58%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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