Lamictal and Osteoporosis - from FDA reports
Osteoporosis 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 Prevacid, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Osteoporosis with Lamictal. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 48,703 people who have side effects when taking Lamictal from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 10, 2017
48,703 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 110 people (0.23%) have Osteoporosis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lamictal when people have Osteoporosis *:
- < 1 month: 40 %
- 1 - 6 months: 20 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 20 %
- 10+ years: 20 %
Gender of people who have Osteoporosis when taking Lamictal *:
- female: 81.37 %
- male: 18.63 %
Age of people who have Osteoporosis when taking Lamictal *:
- 0-1: 2.53 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 2.53 %
- 20-29: 6.33 %
- 30-39: 5.06 %
- 40-49: 20.25 %
- 50-59: 40.51 %
- 60+: 22.78 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (26 people, 23.64%)
- Convulsion (20 people, 18.18%)
- Bipolar Disorder (18 people, 16.36%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (13 people, 11.82%)
- Depression (11 people, 10.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Prevacid (33 people, 30.00%)
- Flexeril (26 people, 23.64%)
- Cymbalta (24 people, 21.82%)
- Xanax (23 people, 20.91%)
- Nexium (23 people, 20.91%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Arthritis (35 people, 31.82%)
- Depression (31 people, 28.18%)
- Stress And Anxiety (30 people, 27.27%)
- Dizziness (30 people, 27.27%)
- Back Pain (30 people, 27.27%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Osteoporosis when taking Lamictal?
Lamictal has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Lamictal 54,908 users)
Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure (latest reports from 172,636 Osteoporosis patients).
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