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Review: could Lamictal cause Muscle cramps?

Summary: Muscle cramps is found among people who take Lamictal, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Carbamazepine, and have Epilepsy.

We study 37,464 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA and social media. Among them, 26 have Muscle cramps. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle cramps and more.

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Lamictal

Lamictal (latest outcomes from 40,571 users) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Trend of lamictal reports

Muscle cramps

Muscle cramps (painful sensations caused by muscle contraction) (latest reports from 10,796 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, pain, depression.

Trend of Muscle cramps reports

On Nov, 26, 2014: 37,464 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal. Among them, 30 people (0.08%) have Muscle Cramps.

Trend of Muscle cramps in Lamictal reports

Time on Lamictal when people have Muscle cramps * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle cramps18.18%0.00%0.00%18.18%45.45%18.18%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle cramps0.00%8.00%8.00%16.00%12.00%28.00%24.00%4.00%

Severity of Muscle cramps when taking Lamictal ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle cramps0.00%37.50%62.50%0.00%

How people recovered from Muscle cramps ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Muscle cramps0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Epilepsy (7 people, 23.33%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (5 people, 16.67%)
  3. Anxiety (4 people, 13.33%)
  4. Mood stabilizer (3 people, 10.00%)
  5. Depression (3 people, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Carbamazepine (10 people, 33.33%)
  2. Topamax (7 people, 23.33%)
  3. Gabitril (7 people, 23.33%)
  4. Tegretol (7 people, 23.33%)
  5. Keppra (7 people, 23.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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