Lamictal and Muscle cramps - from FDA reports


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 < 1 month, also take medication Carbamazepine, and have Stress and anxiety. This review analyzes which people have Muscle cramps with Lamictal. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 51,830 people who have side effects when taking Lamictal from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 31, 2017

51,830 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 22 people (0.04%) have Muscle cramps


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lamictal cause Muscle cramps?

Time on Lamictal when people have Muscle cramps *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 31.82 %
  • male: 68.18 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 14.29 %
  • 10-19: 14.29 %
  • 20-29: 14.29 %
  • 30-39: 7.14 %
  • 40-49: 35.71 %
  • 50-59: 14.29 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (2 people, 9.09%)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder (1 person, 4.55%)
  • Disturbance In Attention (1 person, 4.55%)
  • Analgesic Effect (1 person, 4.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Carbamazepine (9 people, 40.91%)
  • Tegretol (7 people, 31.82%)
  • Neurontin (7 people, 31.82%)
  • Keppra (7 people, 31.82%)
  • Gabitril (7 people, 31.82%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (10 people, 45.45%)
  • Hair Loss (9 people, 40.91%)
  • Difficulty In Walking (9 people, 40.91%)
  • Depression (9 people, 40.91%)
  • Muscle Aches (8 people, 36.36%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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