Review: could Lamictal cause Low blood pressure?
We study 37,390 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA and social media. Among them, 390 have Low blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have Low blood pressure and more.
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Lamictal (latest outcomes from 40,487 users) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
Low blood pressure
Low blood pressure (abnormally low blood pressure) (latest reports from 698,891 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, depression.
On Aug, 11, 2014: 37,383 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal. Among them, 390 people (1.04%) have Low Blood Pressure. They amount to 0.06% of all the 695,444 people who have Low Blood Pressure on eHealthMe.
Time on Lamictal when people have Low blood pressure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Low blood pressure||62.22%||17.78%||4.44%||1.11%||8.89%||4.44%||1.11% |
Age of people who have Low blood pressure when taking Lamictal * :
|Low blood pressure||0.00%||2.28%||10.15%||17.77%||11.68%||26.65%||14.97%||16.50% |
Severity of Low blood pressure when taking Lamictal ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Low blood pressure||14.29%||28.57%||57.14%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Low blood pressure ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Low blood pressure||0.00%||33.33%||66.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (79 people, 20.26%)
- Epilepsy (59 people, 15.13%)
- Depression (49 people, 12.56%)
- Hypertension (33 people, 8.46%)
- Pain (29 people, 7.44%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (54 people, 13.85%)
- Cymbalta (41 people, 10.51%)
- Keppra (41 people, 10.51%)
- Synthroid (38 people, 9.74%)
- Klonopin (37 people, 9.49%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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