Lamictal and Inability to sleep - from FDA reports


Summary

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 48,703 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA. Among them, 1,768 have Inability to sleep. Find out below who they are, when they have Inability to sleep and more.

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Lamictal

Lamictal has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Lamictal 54,860 users)

Inability To Sleep

Inability to sleep has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, insomnia (latest reports from 207,229 Inability to sleep patients).

On Feb, 18, 2017

48,703 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 1,768 people (3.63%) 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: 49.19 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.95 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.03 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.41 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.11 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.24 %
  • 10+ years: 1.08 %

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

  • female: 67.62 %
  • male: 32.38 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.15 %
  • 2-9: 2.22 %
  • 10-19: 6.8 %
  • 20-29: 11.7 %
  • 30-39: 16.9 %
  • 40-49: 23.24 %
  • 50-59: 25.54 %
  • 60+: 13.46 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (535 people, 30.26%)
  • Depression (331 people, 18.72%)
  • Epilepsy (169 people, 9.56%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (126 people, 7.13%)
  • Sleep Disorder (98 people, 5.54%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (328 people, 18.55%)
  • Klonopin (188 people, 10.63%)
  • Xanax (158 people, 8.94%)
  • Abilify (144 people, 8.14%)
  • Ambien (140 people, 7.92%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (397 people, 22.45%)
  • Fatigue (305 people, 17.25%)
  • Headache (275 people, 15.55%)
  • Nausea (261 people, 14.76%)
  • Depression (260 people, 14.71%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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