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 Depression. This review analyzes which people have Insomnia with Lamictal. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 51,830 people who have side effects when taking Lamictal from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 21, 2017

51,830 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 1,930 people (3.72%) have Insomnia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lamictal cause Insomnia?

Time on Lamictal when people have Insomnia *:

  • < 1 month: 47.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.42 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.74 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.22 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.29 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.11 %
  • 10+ years: 1.55 %

Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Lamictal *:

  • female: 67.51 %
  • male: 32.49 %

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Lamictal *:

  • 0-1: 0.14 %
  • 2-9: 2.25 %
  • 10-19: 6.54 %
  • 20-29: 11.67 %
  • 30-39: 16.44 %
  • 40-49: 23.33 %
  • 50-59: 25.09 %
  • 60+: 14.55 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (351 people, 18.19%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (140 people, 7.25%)
  • Sleep Disorder (108 people, 5.60%)
  • Pain (92 people, 4.77%)
  • Convulsion (86 people, 4.46%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (338 people, 17.51%)
  • Klonopin (204 people, 10.57%)
  • Xanax (164 people, 8.50%)
  • Abilify (153 people, 7.93%)
  • Cymbalta (148 people, 7.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (428 people, 22.18%)
  • Fatigue (343 people, 17.77%)
  • Nausea (293 people, 15.18%)
  • Headache (293 people, 15.18%)
  • Depression (281 people, 14.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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