Could Lamictal cause Overdose - from FDA reports
Overdose is found among people who take Lamictal, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder . We study 48,703 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA. Among them, 873 have Overdose. Find out below who they are, when they have Overdose and more.
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Lamictal has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Lamictal 54,782 users)
Overdose has been reported by people with pain, depression, high blood pressure, schizophrenia, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 68,943 Overdose patients).
On Jan, 06, 2017
48,703 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 873 people (1.79%) have Overdose
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lamictal when people have Overdose *:
- < 1 month: 59.63 %
- 1 - 6 months: 11.93 %
- 6 - 12 months: 12.84 %
- 1 - 2 years: 8.26 %
- 2 - 5 years: 6.42 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.92 %
Gender of people who have Overdose when taking Lamictal *:
- female: 67.07 %
- male: 32.93 %
Age of people who have Overdose when taking Lamictal *:
- 0-1: 0.3 %
- 2-9: 3.46 %
- 10-19: 10.38 %
- 20-29: 13.83 %
- 30-39: 24.21 %
- 40-49: 18.95 %
- 50-59: 17.14 %
- 60+: 11.73 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Bipolar Disorder (202 people, 23.14%)
- Epilepsy (125 people, 14.32%)
- Depression (77 people, 8.82%)
- Stress And Anxiety (61 people, 6.99%)
- Pain (53 people, 6.07%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Seroquel (112 people, 12.83%)
- Ambien (79 people, 9.05%)
- Cymbalta (75 people, 8.59%)
- Zyprexa (70 people, 8.02%)
- Lexapro (67 people, 7.67%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Suicide Attempt (123 people, 14.09%)
- Convulsion (90 people, 10.31%)
- Stress And Anxiety (87 people, 9.97%)
- Drowsiness (81 people, 9.28%)
- Dizziness (78 people, 8.93%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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