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Review: could Lamictal cause Low blood pressure?

We study 37,358 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

Lamictal (latest outcomes from 40,450 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 697,996 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, depression.

On Jul, 12, 2014: 37,346 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 694,521 people who have Low Blood Pressure on eHealthMe.

Trend of Low blood pressure in Lamictal reports

Time on Lamictal when people have Low blood pressure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Low blood pressure62.22%17.78%4.44%1.11%8.89%4.44%1.11%

Age of people who have Low blood pressure when taking Lamictal * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Low blood pressure0.00%2.28%10.15%17.77%11.68%26.65%14.97%16.50%

Severity of Low blood pressure when taking Lamictal ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Low blood pressure14.29%28.57%57.14%0.00%

How people recovered from Low blood pressure ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Low blood pressure0.00%33.33%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (79 people, 20.26%)
  2. Epilepsy (59 people, 15.13%)
  3. Depression (49 people, 12.56%)
  4. Hypertension (33 people, 8.46%)
  5. Pain (29 people, 7.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (54 people, 13.85%)
  2. Cymbalta (41 people, 10.51%)
  3. Keppra (41 people, 10.51%)
  4. Synthroid (38 people, 9.74%)
  5. Klonopin (37 people, 9.49%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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