Lamictal and High blood sugar - from FDA reports
High blood sugar 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 48,703 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA. Among them, 125 have High blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood sugar and more.
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Lamictal has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Lamictal 54,850 users)
High Blood Sugar
High blood sugar has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 24,118 High blood sugar patients).
On Feb, 20, 2017
48,703 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 125 people (0.26%) have High Blood Sugar
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lamictal when people have High Blood Sugar *:
- < 1 month: 28.57 %
- 1 - 6 months: 23.81 %
- 6 - 12 months: 23.81 %
- 1 - 2 years: 9.52 %
- 2 - 5 years: 4.76 %
- 5 - 10 years: 9.52 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have High Blood Sugar when taking Lamictal *:
- female: 69.11 %
- male: 30.89 %
Age of people who have High Blood Sugar when taking Lamictal *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 9.82 %
- 20-29: 11.61 %
- 30-39: 13.39 %
- 40-49: 33.93 %
- 50-59: 23.21 %
- 60+: 7.14 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Bipolar Disorder (63 people, 50.40%)
- Depression (33 people, 26.40%)
- Stress And Anxiety (16 people, 12.80%)
- Insomnia (15 people, 12.00%)
- Sleep Disorder (12 people, 9.60%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Seroquel (71 people, 56.80%)
- Zyprexa (38 people, 30.40%)
- Lexapro (28 people, 22.40%)
- Risperdal (26 people, 20.80%)
- Geodon (24 people, 19.20%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Diabetes (42 people, 33.60%)
- Type 2 Diabetes (39 people, 31.20%)
- Diabetic Ketoacidosis (21 people, 16.80%)
- Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control (16 people, 12.80%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (15 people, 12.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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