Lamictal and Hypokalemia - from FDA reports


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 Breast cancer. This review analyzes which people have Hypokalemia 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 Jul, 21, 2017

51,830 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 162 people (0.31%) have Hypokalemia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lamictal cause Hypokalemia?

Time on Lamictal when people have Hypokalemia *:

  • < 1 month: 48.72 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.08 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.13 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 17.95 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.13 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hypokalemia when taking Lamictal *:

  • female: 84.08 %
  • male: 15.92 %

Age of people who have Hypokalemia when taking Lamictal *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.77 %
  • 10-19: 6.92 %
  • 20-29: 13.85 %
  • 30-39: 23.85 %
  • 40-49: 15.38 %
  • 50-59: 19.23 %
  • 60+: 20.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (19 people, 11.73%)
  • Pain (13 people, 8.02%)
  • Metastases To Bone (11 people, 6.79%)
  • Resorption Bone Increased (8 people, 4.94%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (8 people, 4.94%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (39 people, 24.07%)
  • Xanax (38 people, 23.46%)
  • Zometa (35 people, 21.60%)
  • Percocet (35 people, 21.60%)
  • Duragesic-100 (34 people, 20.99%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea And Vomiting (53 people, 32.72%)
  • Nausea (52 people, 32.10%)
  • Pain (40 people, 24.69%)
  • Back Pain (36 people, 22.22%)
  • Diarrhea (33 people, 20.37%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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