Review: could Lamictal cause Hypokalemia?
Summary: Hypokalemia is found among people who take Lamictal, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ambien, and have Bipolar disorder.
We study 37,564 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA and social media. Among them, 132 have Hypokalemia. Find out below who they are, when they have Hypokalemia and more.
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Lamictal has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 40,678 Lamictal users)
Hypokalemia (low potassium) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, depression, multiple myeloma. (latest reports from 24,872 Hypokalemia patients)
On Mar, 8, 2015: 37,541 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal. Among them, 132 people (0.35%) have Hypokalemia.
Time on Lamictal when people have Hypokalemia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Hypokalemia when taking Lamictal * :
Severity of Hypokalemia when taking Lamictal ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Hypokalemia ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (26 people, 19.70%)
- Bipolar i disorder (20 people, 15.15%)
- Epilepsy (17 people, 12.88%)
- Breast cancer (17 people, 12.88%)
- Metastases to bone (11 people, 8.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ambien (39 people, 29.55%)
- Duragesic-100 (34 people, 25.76%)
- Zometa (34 people, 25.76%)
- Xanax (33 people, 25.00%)
- Percocet (33 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Lamictal for a 51-year old woman with Seizure - Generalized. The patient has Diabetic Retinal Oedema
- A study of drug interactions between Lamotrigine, Topamax for a 31-year old woman with Epilepsy, Migraine Without Aura. The patient has Tingling And Numbness, Irritability
- A study of drug interactions between Adderall 10, Folic Acid, Klonopin, Zanaflex, Lamictal for a 34-year old woman with ADHD, Bipolar Ii Disorder, Anxiety Disorder, Insomnia, Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Eye Pain, Fatigue, Light Sensitivity, Blurred Vision
- A study of drug interactions between Vitamin D, Lamictal for a 23-year old woman with Multiple Sclerosis. The patient has Night Sweats
- A study of drug interactions between Trazodone Hydrochloride, Clonazepam, Lamotrigine, Adderall for a 38-year old woman with Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Adhd. The patient has Fever
Recent Lamictal related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Lexapro, Lamotrigine, Nexplanon, Adderall Xr 30 for a 20-year old woman who has Birth Control
- Comparions of Citalopram Hydrobromide, Mebeverine Hydrochloride, Levothyroxine Thyroid, Omeprazole, Lamotrigine for a 41-year old woman who has Temporal Lobe Nocturnal Epilepsy, Underactive Thyroid, IBS,depression, GERD
- Comparions of Zoloft, Lamictal for a 37-year old woman who has Bipolar Disorder
- Comparions of Zyprexa, Lamictal, Lexapro, Prozac, Mirtazapine for a 45-year old woman who has OCD
- Comparions of Methotrexate, Lamotrigine for a 27-year old man who has Epilepsy
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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