Lamictal and Movement disorder - from FDA reports
Movement disorder 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 Bipolar disorder. This review analyzes which people have Movement disorder with Lamictal. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 48,703 people who have side effects when taking Lamictal from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Feb, 25, 2017
48,703 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 124 people (0.25%) have Movement Disorder
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lamictal when people have Movement Disorder *:
- < 1 month: 45.16 %
- 1 - 6 months: 12.9 %
- 6 - 12 months: 9.68 %
- 1 - 2 years: 6.45 %
- 2 - 5 years: 12.9 %
- 5 - 10 years: 9.68 %
- 10+ years: 3.23 %
Gender of people who have Movement Disorder when taking Lamictal *:
- female: 60 %
- male: 40 %
Age of people who have Movement Disorder when taking Lamictal *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 3.26 %
- 10-19: 7.61 %
- 20-29: 6.52 %
- 30-39: 18.48 %
- 40-49: 22.83 %
- 50-59: 28.26 %
- 60+: 13.04 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Bipolar Disorder (23 people, 18.55%)
- Epilepsy (19 people, 15.32%)
- Sleep Disorder (7 people, 5.65%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (5 people, 4.03%)
- Depression (5 people, 4.03%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Seroquel (24 people, 19.35%)
- Abilify (19 people, 15.32%)
- Topamax (16 people, 12.90%)
- Keppra (16 people, 12.90%)
- Neurontin (14 people, 11.29%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (32 people, 25.81%)
- Tremor (31 people, 25.00%)
- Weakness (26 people, 20.97%)
- Gait Disturbance (25 people, 20.16%)
- Dyskinesia (25 people, 20.16%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Movement disorder when taking Lamictal?
Lamictal has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Lamictal 57,272 users)
Movement disorder (neurological syndromes where they may be excess of movement or a paucity of movement that is not connected to weakness) has been reported by people with pain, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 18,394 Movement disorder patients).
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