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Review: could Lamictal cause Loss of appetite (Appetite - decreased)?

Summary: Loss of appetite is found among people who take Lamictal, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Tegretol, and have Epilepsy.

We study 37,564 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA and social media. Among them, 305 have Loss of appetite. Find out below who they are, when they have Loss of appetite and more.

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Lamictal

Lamictal has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 40,678 Lamictal users)

Loss of appetite

Loss of appetite (lack of feeling to eat) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, pain, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 52,329 Loss of appetite patients)

On Mar, 15, 2015: 37,564 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal. Among them, 305 people (0.81%) have Loss Of Appetite.

Trend of Loss of appetite in Lamictal reports

Time on Lamictal when people have Loss of appetite * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Loss of appetite55.10%27.55%6.12%4.08%6.12%1.02%0.00%

Age of people who have Loss of appetite when taking Lamictal * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Loss of appetite0.00%7.28%9.60%21.19%15.23%14.90%15.23%16.56%

Severity of Loss of appetite when taking Lamictal ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Loss of appetite15.38%38.46%38.46%7.69%

How people recovered from Loss of appetite ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Loss of appetite0.00%20.00%80.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Epilepsy (71 people, 23.28%)
  2. Depression (68 people, 22.30%)
  3. Bipolar disorder (56 people, 18.36%)
  4. Anxiety (35 people, 11.48%)
  5. Convulsion (28 people, 9.18%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Tegretol (39 people, 12.79%)
  2. Synthroid (37 people, 12.13%)
  3. Neurontin (36 people, 11.80%)
  4. Klonopin (32 people, 10.49%)
  5. Depakene (30 people, 9.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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