Lamictal and Muscle spasms - from FDA reports
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 . We study 48,703 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA. Among them, 481 have Muscle spasms. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle spasms 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 spasms (muscle contraction) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 105,114 Muscle spasms patients).
On Feb, 10, 2017
48,703 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 481 people (0.99%) have Muscle Spasms
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lamictal when people have Muscle Spasms *:
- < 1 month: 34.09 %
- 1 - 6 months: 27.27 %
- 6 - 12 months: 9.09 %
- 1 - 2 years: 6.82 %
- 2 - 5 years: 13.64 %
- 5 - 10 years: 9.09 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Muscle Spasms when taking Lamictal *:
- female: 75.43 %
- male: 24.57 %
Age of people who have Muscle Spasms when taking Lamictal *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 1.38 %
- 10-19: 4.96 %
- 20-29: 10.47 %
- 30-39: 14.05 %
- 40-49: 23.69 %
- 50-59: 28.65 %
- 60+: 16.53 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Bipolar Disorder (90 people, 18.71%)
- Depression (70 people, 14.55%)
- Pain (52 people, 10.81%)
- Epilepsy (42 people, 8.73%)
- Stress And Anxiety (41 people, 8.52%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Seroquel (79 people, 16.42%)
- Neurontin (54 people, 11.23%)
- Xanax (51 people, 10.60%)
- Cymbalta (51 people, 10.60%)
- Ativan (42 people, 8.73%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (102 people, 21.21%)
- Insomnia (98 people, 20.37%)
- Stress And Anxiety (94 people, 19.54%)
- Headache (89 people, 18.50%)
- Dizziness (86 people, 17.88%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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