Lamictal and Muscle spasms - from FDA reports


Summary

Muscle spasms 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 Muscle spasms 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 Apr, 23, 2017

50,945 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 509 people (1.0%) have Muscle Spasms


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lamictal cause Muscle spasms?

Time on Lamictal when people have Muscle Spasms *:

  • < 1 month: 30.43 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.26 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.7 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.52 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.22 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.87 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Muscle Spasms when taking Lamictal *:

  • female: 76.21 %
  • male: 23.79 %

Age of people who have Muscle Spasms when taking Lamictal *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.31 %
  • 10-19: 4.97 %
  • 20-29: 10.21 %
  • 30-39: 14.14 %
  • 40-49: 23.3 %
  • 50-59: 28.8 %
  • 60+: 17.02 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (99 people, 19.45%)
  • Depression (73 people, 14.34%)
  • Pain (54 people, 10.61%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (45 people, 8.84%)
  • Epilepsy (44 people, 8.64%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (80 people, 15.72%)
  • Xanax (55 people, 10.81%)
  • Cymbalta (55 people, 10.81%)
  • Neurontin (54 people, 10.61%)
  • Ativan (42 people, 8.25%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (107 people, 21.02%)
  • Insomnia (100 people, 19.65%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (96 people, 18.86%)
  • Headache (91 people, 17.88%)
  • Pain (90 people, 17.68%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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