Lamictal and Insomnia - from FDA reports


Summary

Insomnia 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. This review analyzes which people have Insomnia 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 Apr, 21, 2017

50,945 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 1,848 people (3.63%) have Insomnia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lamictal cause Insomnia?

Time on Lamictal when people have Insomnia *:

  • < 1 month: 47.64 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.23 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.28 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.76 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.38 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.14 %
  • 10+ years: 1.57 %

Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Lamictal *:

  • female: 67.73 %
  • male: 32.27 %

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Lamictal *:

  • 0-1: 0.15 %
  • 2-9: 2.14 %
  • 10-19: 6.7 %
  • 20-29: 11.78 %
  • 30-39: 16.57 %
  • 40-49: 23.27 %
  • 50-59: 25.77 %
  • 60+: 13.62 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (545 people, 29.49%)
  • Depression (341 people, 18.45%)
  • Epilepsy (178 people, 9.63%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (134 people, 7.25%)
  • Sleep Disorder (106 people, 5.74%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (335 people, 18.13%)
  • Klonopin (198 people, 10.71%)
  • Xanax (162 people, 8.77%)
  • Abilify (151 people, 8.17%)
  • Ambien (144 people, 7.79%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (413 people, 22.35%)
  • Fatigue (322 people, 17.42%)
  • Headache (283 people, 15.31%)
  • Depression (275 people, 14.88%)
  • Nausea (272 people, 14.72%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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