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Review: could Lamictal cause Inability to sleep (Insomnia)?

Summary: Inability to sleep is found among people who take Lamictal, especially for people who are 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder. We study 37,597 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,384 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 40,720 Lamictal users)

Inability to sleep

Inability to sleep (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 131,590 Inability to sleep patients)

On May, 8, 2015: 37,584 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal. Among them, 1,329 people (3.54%) have Inability To Sleep.

Trend of Inability to sleep in Lamictal reports

Time on Lamictal when people have Inability to sleep * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Inability to sleep45.41%25.60%6.28%5.31%9.18%6.28%1.93%

Age of people who have Inability to sleep when taking Lamictal * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Inability to sleep0.09%2.24%6.63%14.04%18.35%22.14%25.06%11.46%

Severity of Inability to sleep when taking Lamictal ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Inability to sleep4.35%43.48%34.78%17.39%

How people recovered from Inability to sleep ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Inability to sleep0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (481 people, 36.19%)
  2. Depression (287 people, 21.60%)
  3. Epilepsy (144 people, 10.84%)
  4. Anxiety (130 people, 9.78%)
  5. Sleep disorder (109 people, 8.20%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (287 people, 21.60%)
  2. Klonopin (150 people, 11.29%)
  3. Ambien (130 people, 9.78%)
  4. Xanax (127 people, 9.56%)
  5. Ativan (114 people, 8.58%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (9 months ago):

  • Kevin Peters Ph.d on Mar, 4, 2013:

    Sammy, I'm a white 45 male; just wanted to agree on that Klonopin remark. When I was 21 I had my second kidney transplant which was a BAD issue all together, at any rate the hospital did not include my medications taken at home after my surgery. I went thru the worst hallucinations and jerking and seizures you could ever possibly imagine. This went on for almost 3 1/2 weeks before we decided to have me taken OUT of the hospital and relocated before they ended up taking my life. Then the whole staff of paychology including the chief of psychiatry cane in my room to see what they could do, Finallu. During one of my few moments of clarity the C.O.F after blaming me if talking "drugs" prior to my transplant listened to my word of telling him the meds I was on before being admitted. After asking when was the last time I had received my Klonopin and me not knowing, he then reviewed the charts, and didn't see me receiving this med once. He stormed out of the room of about 9 docs and came back in with two Klonopin; for the first time in almost 4 weeks and after three surgeries the first 72 hours I was hospitalized, I was sleeping like a baby, for about 49 hours with NO MORE hallucinations, or seizures or jerking! I finally got out of there without a kidney since that kidney was supposed to go to another man named the same as I in a different city! I do take Xanax and probably always will. The half life on Klonopin is much different hence one if its dangers, Nevwr Ever stop this drug cold! I've been on dialysis 25 1/2 years now and suffered from intense skin cancers, but have fought and done all I can do to live a normal as possible life, working full time except when I'm in yet another surgery, over 32 general anesthetic procedures since 1987. I was the youngest boy-man to ever be on the USA soccer team ready to play in the Korea 1988 Olympics. What a change in life.....
    All the Best,
    K. Peters

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