Lamictal and Muscle cramps - from FDA reports
Muscle cramps is found among people who take Lamictal, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Carbamazepine, and have Epilepsy. This review analyzes which people have Muscle cramps with Lamictal. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 50,945 people who have side effects when taking Lamictal from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On May, 12, 2017
50,945 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 22 people (0.04%) have Muscle Cramps
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lamictal when people have Muscle Cramps *:
- < 1 month: 66.67 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Muscle Cramps when taking Lamictal *:
- female: 31.82 %
- male: 68.18 %
Age of people who have Muscle Cramps when taking Lamictal *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 14.29 %
- 10-19: 14.29 %
- 20-29: 14.29 %
- 30-39: 7.14 %
- 40-49: 35.71 %
- 50-59: 14.29 %
- 60+: 0.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Epilepsy (7 people, 31.82%)
- Stress And Anxiety (2 people, 9.09%)
- Bipolar Disorder (2 people, 9.09%)
- Disturbance In Attention (1 person, 4.55%)
- Analgesic Effect (1 person, 4.55%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Carbamazepine (9 people, 40.91%)
- Tegretol (7 people, 31.82%)
- Neurontin (7 people, 31.82%)
- Keppra (7 people, 31.82%)
- Gabitril (7 people, 31.82%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (10 people, 45.45%)
- Hair Loss (9 people, 40.91%)
- Difficulty In Walking (9 people, 40.91%)
- Depression (9 people, 40.91%)
- Muscle Aches (8 people, 36.36%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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