Lamictal and Loss of appetite - from FDA reports
Loss of appetite is found among people who take Lamictal, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Keppra, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Loss of appetite 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 Sep, 24, 2017
51,830 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 628 people (1.21%) have Loss of appetite
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lamictal when people have Loss of appetite *:
- < 1 month: 60.14 %
- 1 - 6 months: 30.43 %
- 6 - 12 months: 2.9 %
- 1 - 2 years: 2.17 %
- 2 - 5 years: 2.9 %
- 5 - 10 years: 1.45 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Loss of appetite when taking Lamictal *:
- female: 67.54 %
- male: 32.46 %
Age of people who have Loss of appetite when taking Lamictal *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 5.67 %
- 10-19: 9.45 %
- 20-29: 13.03 %
- 30-39: 14.92 %
- 40-49: 19.75 %
- 50-59: 18.7 %
- 60+: 18.49 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (92 people, 14.65%)
- Stress And Anxiety (46 people, 7.32%)
- Convulsion (35 people, 5.57%)
- Pain (31 people, 4.94%)
- Insomnia (25 people, 3.98%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Keppra (61 people, 9.71%)
- Synthroid (55 people, 8.76%)
- Cymbalta (51 people, 8.12%)
- Klonopin (50 people, 7.96%)
- Tegretol (49 people, 7.80%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (194 people, 30.89%)
- Fatigue (151 people, 24.04%)
- Weight Decreased (147 people, 23.41%)
- Rashes (131 people, 20.86%)
- Fever (120 people, 19.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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