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Review: could Lamictal cause Muscle spasms?

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 - 6 months, also take medication Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder.

We study 37,464 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA and social media. Among them, 340 have Muscle spasms. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle spasms 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 spasms

Muscle spasms (muscle contraction) (latest reports from 350,406 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain.

Trend of Muscle spasms reports

On Oct, 29, 2014: 37,442 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal. Among them, 340 people (0.91%) have Muscle Spasms.

Trend of Muscle spasms in Lamictal reports

Time on Lamictal when people have Muscle spasms * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle spasms24.44%31.11%13.33%6.67%8.89%15.56%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle spasms0.00%0.72%4.68%12.59%12.95%25.18%30.22%13.67%

Severity of Muscle spasms when taking Lamictal ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle spasms0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Muscle spasms ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Muscle spasms0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (71 people, 20.88%)
  2. Depression (56 people, 16.47%)
  3. Pain (36 people, 10.59%)
  4. Anxiety (35 people, 10.29%)
  5. Epilepsy (30 people, 8.82%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (65 people, 19.12%)
  2. Neurontin (44 people, 12.94%)
  3. Ativan (43 people, 12.65%)
  4. Clonazepam (35 people, 10.29%)
  5. Paxil (34 people, 10.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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