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. This review analyzes which people have High blood sugar 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, 23, 2017
50,945 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 126 people (0.25%) have High Blood Sugar
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lamictal when people have High Blood Sugar *:
- < 1 month: 33.33 %
- 1 - 6 months: 23.81 %
- 6 - 12 months: 23.81 %
- 1 - 2 years: 9.52 %
- 2 - 5 years: 4.76 %
- 5 - 10 years: 4.76 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have High Blood Sugar when taking Lamictal *:
- female: 69.35 %
- male: 30.65 %
Age of people who have High Blood Sugar when taking Lamictal *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 9.73 %
- 20-29: 11.5 %
- 30-39: 13.27 %
- 40-49: 33.63 %
- 50-59: 23.89 %
- 60+: 7.08 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Bipolar Disorder (64 people, 50.79%)
- Depression (33 people, 26.19%)
- Stress And Anxiety (16 people, 12.70%)
- Insomnia (15 people, 11.90%)
- Sleep Disorder (12 people, 9.52%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Seroquel (71 people, 56.35%)
- Zyprexa (38 people, 30.16%)
- Lexapro (28 people, 22.22%)
- Risperdal (26 people, 20.63%)
- Abilify (24 people, 19.05%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Diabetes (42 people, 33.33%)
- Type 2 Diabetes (39 people, 30.95%)
- Diabetic Ketoacidosis (21 people, 16.67%)
- Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control (16 people, 12.70%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (15 people, 11.90%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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