Could Lamictal cause Hypokalemia - from FDA reports
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 50,146 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA. Among them, 152 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 Lamictal 54,720 users)
Hypokalemia (low potassium) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, depression, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 33,543 Hypokalemia patients).
On Nov, 28, 2016
50,146 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 152 people (0.3%) have Hypokalemia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lamictal when people have Hypokalemia *:
- < 1 month: 47.22 %
- 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5.56 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 19.44 %
- 5 - 10 years: 2.78 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Hypokalemia when taking Lamictal *:
- female: 83.11 %
- male: 16.89 %
Age of people who have Hypokalemia when taking Lamictal *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.82 %
- 10-19: 6.56 %
- 20-29: 14.75 %
- 30-39: 24.59 %
- 40-49: 14.75 %
- 50-59: 18.85 %
- 60+: 19.67 %
Severity of Hypokalemia **:
- least: 100 %
- moderate: 0.0 %
- severe: 0.0 %
- most severe: 0.0 %
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Ambien (39 people, 25.66%)
- Zometa (35 people, 23.03%)
- Xanax (35 people, 23.03%)
- Duragesic-100 (34 people, 22.37%)
- Percocet (33 people, 21.71%)
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Potential co-existing conditions
- Breast Cancer (19 people, 12.50%)
- Bipolar I Disorder (19 people, 12.50%)
- Epilepsy (16 people, 10.53%)
- Pain (12 people, 7.89%)
- Metastases To Bone (11 people, 7.24%)
Potential co-existing symptoms
- Nausea And Vomiting (53 people, 34.87%)
- Nausea (51 people, 33.55%)
- Pain (39 people, 25.66%)
- Back Pain (36 people, 23.68%)
- Fatigue (33 people, 21.71%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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