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 . We study 48,703 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA. Among them, 22 have Muscle cramps. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle cramps and more.
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Lamictal has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Lamictal 54,850 users)
Muscle cramps (painful sensations caused by muscle contraction) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 10,549 Muscle cramps patients).
On Jan, 31, 2017
48,703 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 22 people (0.05%) 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%)
- Fall (8 people, 36.36%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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