Review: could Lamictal cause Overdose?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 14, 2014)
Severity ratings: 4.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 37,132 people who take Lamictal. Among them, 657 have Overdose. See who they are, when they have Overdose and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Lamictal (latest outcomes from 40,293 users) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder, epilepsy. Commonly reported side effects of Lamictal include rashes, convulsion prophylaxis, convulsion, fever, lyell's syndrome.
Overdose (latest reports from 213,050 patients) has been reported by people with pain, depression, high blood pressure, schizophrenia, osteoporosis.
On Feb, 14, 2014: 35,946 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal. Among them, 657 people (1.83%) have Overdose.
Time on Lamictal when people have Overdose * :
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Age of people who have Overdose when taking Lamictal * :
Severity of Overdose when taking Lamictal ** :
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How people recovered from Overdose ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (177 people, 26.94%)
- Epilepsy (98 people, 14.92%)
- Depression (77 people, 11.72%)
- Anxiety (60 people, 9.13%)
- Insomnia (46 people, 7.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (107 people, 16.29%)
- Ambien (83 people, 12.63%)
- Zyprexa (80 people, 12.18%)
- Cymbalta (78 people, 11.87%)
- Klonopin (71 people, 10.81%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Also difficulty with breathing and swallowing.
From this study (3 days ago):
Lamictal has not had a significant impact on the condition I supposedly have (bipolar disorder). So the doctor keeps increasing it. Now the doctor has added Latuda (just a couple of weeks ago). Anyway, vomiting/nausea has been going on moderately for several months and I've had a number of blood tests. My most recent ones (last week) showed a lipase level 3 times the normal. Has this been seen in others who take Lamictal?
From this study (4 days ago):
I also stick out my tongue a lot and cw
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