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 Depression. This review analyzes which people have High blood sugar with Lamictal. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 51,830 people who have side effects when taking Lamictal from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 21, 2017
51,830 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 129 people (0.25%) have High blood sugar
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lamictal when people have High blood sugar *:
- < 1 month: 26.09 %
- 1 - 6 months: 26.09 %
- 6 - 12 months: 21.74 %
- 1 - 2 years: 17.39 %
- 2 - 5 years: 8.7 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have High blood sugar when taking Lamictal *:
- female: 70.08 %
- male: 29.92 %
Age of people who have High blood sugar when taking Lamictal *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 9.48 %
- 20-29: 11.21 %
- 30-39: 12.93 %
- 40-49: 33.62 %
- 50-59: 23.28 %
- 60+: 8.62 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (33 people, 25.58%)
- Stress And Anxiety (17 people, 13.18%)
- Insomnia (15 people, 11.63%)
- Sleep Disorder (12 people, 9.30%)
- Affective Disorder (10 people, 7.75%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Seroquel (71 people, 55.04%)
- Zyprexa (38 people, 29.46%)
- Lexapro (28 people, 21.71%)
- Risperdal (26 people, 20.16%)
- Abilify (24 people, 18.60%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Diabetes (42 people, 32.56%)
- Type 2 Diabetes (39 people, 30.23%)
- Diabetic Ketoacidosis (21 people, 16.28%)
- Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control (16 people, 12.40%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (15 people, 11.63%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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My 46 year old daughter has been taking theses meds in combination for a few months. We've had to put her in a long term facility because of the severe side effects. Will this be permanent? Her Doctors won't give us info because she is in no shape mentally to sign papers giving permission to share.
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