Lamictal and 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. This review analyzes which people have Hypokalemia 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 May, 08, 2017
50,945 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 158 people (0.31%) have Hypokalemia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lamictal when people have Hypokalemia *:
- < 1 month: 53.85 %
- 1 - 6 months: 23.08 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5.13 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 17.95 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Hypokalemia when taking Lamictal *:
- female: 83.66 %
- male: 16.34 %
Age of people who have Hypokalemia when taking Lamictal *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.79 %
- 10-19: 6.35 %
- 20-29: 14.29 %
- 30-39: 23.81 %
- 40-49: 15.87 %
- 50-59: 19.05 %
- 60+: 19.84 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Bipolar Disorder (27 people, 17.09%)
- Breast Cancer (19 people, 12.03%)
- Bipolar I Disorder (19 people, 12.03%)
- Epilepsy (18 people, 11.39%)
- Pain (13 people, 8.23%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Ambien (39 people, 24.68%)
- Xanax (37 people, 23.42%)
- Zometa (35 people, 22.15%)
- Percocet (34 people, 21.52%)
- Duragesic-100 (34 people, 21.52%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea And Vomiting (53 people, 33.54%)
- Nausea (52 people, 32.91%)
- Pain (40 people, 25.32%)
- Back Pain (36 people, 22.78%)
- Diarrhea (33 people, 20.89%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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