Review: could Lamictal cause Inability To Sleep?


Inability to sleep is found among people who take Lamictal, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder . We study 38,206 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,403 have Inability to sleep. Find out below who they are, when they have Inability to sleep and more.

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Lamictal has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Lamictal 40,259 users)

Inability To Sleep

Inability to sleep has been reported by people with drowsiness, memory loss, fatigue, stress and anxiety, fall (latest reports from 124,272 Inability to sleep patients).

On Jul, 25, 2016

38,206 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 1,403 people (3.67%) have Inability To Sleep

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lamictal cause Inability to sleep?

Time on Lamictal when people have Inability To Sleep *:

  • < 1 month: 42.79 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.23 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.31 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.41 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.81 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.76 %
  • 10+ years: 1.8 %

Gender of people who have Inability To Sleep when taking Lamictal *:

  • female: 69.3 %
  • male: 30.7 %

Age of people who have Inability To Sleep when taking Lamictal *:

  • 0-1: 0.09 %
  • 2-9: 2.24 %
  • 10-19: 6.91 %
  • 20-29: 14.35 %
  • 30-39: 18.48 %
  • 40-49: 21.97 %
  • 50-59: 24.39 %
  • 60+: 11.57 %

Severity if Inability To Sleep when taking Lamictal **:

  • least: 4.08 %
  • moderate: 40.82 %
  • severe: 36.73 %
  • most severe: 18.37 %

How people recovered from Inability To Sleep **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 5.26 %
  • not yet: 94.74 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (442 people)
  • Depression (249 people)
  • Epilepsy (114 people)
  • Anxiety (89 people)
  • Insomnia (68 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (245 people)
  • Klonopin (148 people)
  • Xanax (126 people)
  • Ambien (122 people)
  • Abilify (96 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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