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 37,564 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 has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 40,683 Lamictal users)
Muscle spasms (muscle contraction) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 56,975 Muscle spasms patients)
On Mar, 31, 2015: 37,564 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal. Among them, 340 people (0.91%) have Muscle Spasms.
Time on Lamictal when people have Muscle spasms * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle spasms||24.44%||31.11%||13.33%||6.67%||8.89%||15.56%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Muscle spasms when taking Lamictal * :
|Muscle spasms||0.00%||0.72%||4.68%||12.59%||12.95%||25.18%||30.22%||13.67% |
Severity of Muscle spasms when taking Lamictal ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle spasms||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Muscle spasms ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Muscle spasms||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (71 people, 20.88%)
- Depression (56 people, 16.47%)
- Pain (36 people, 10.59%)
- Anxiety (35 people, 10.29%)
- Epilepsy (30 people, 8.82%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (65 people, 19.12%)
- Neurontin (44 people, 12.94%)
- Ativan (43 people, 12.65%)
- Clonazepam (35 people, 10.29%)
- Paxil (34 people, 10.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Valium, Lamictal for a 43-year old woman with Teeth Grinding And Clenching, Migraine. The patient has Chest Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Lamotrigine, Aripiprazole for a 27-year old woman with Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Vaginal Bleeding Between Periods
- A study of side effects of Lamictal Xr for a 43-year old woman with Bipolar I Disorder. The patient has Ocular Migraine
- A study of drug interactions between Multivitamin, Iron Dextran, B-12, Calcium Citrate, Minocycline Hydrochloride, Oxybutynin Chloride, Invega, Lamictal for a 46-year old woman with Protein Malnutrition, Cystic Acne, Overactive Bladder, Bipolar 2. The patient has Musculoskeletal Pain, Swelling Of The Ankles - Feet - Legs, Musculoskeletal Stiffness
- A study of side effects of Lamictal for a 20-year old woman with Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Swollen Gums (swelling of gums)
Recent Lamictal related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Zoloft, Lamictal for a 37-year old woman who has Bipolar Disorder
- Comparions of Zyprexa, Lamictal, Lexapro, Prozac, Mirtazapine for a 45-year old woman who has OCD
- Comparions of Methotrexate, Lamotrigine for a 27-year old man who has Epilepsy
- Comparions of Wellbutrin, Lamictal, Celexa for a 41-year old woman who has Anxiety
- Comparions of Lamictal, Abilify, Latuda for a 41-year old woman who has Bipolar
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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