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Review: could Lamictal cause Panic attack (Panic disorder)?

Summary: Panic attack is found among people who take Lamictal, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression.

We study 37,506 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA and social media. Among them, 239 have Panic attack. Find out below who they are, when they have Panic attack and more.

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Lamictal

Lamictal has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 40,616 Lamictal users)

Panic attack

Panic Attack has been reported by people with depression, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, pain, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 24,801 Panic Attack patients)

On Jan, 2, 2015: 37,484 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal. Among them, 237 people (0.63%) have Panic Attack.

Trend of Panic attack in Lamictal reports

Time on Lamictal when people have Panic attack * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Panic attack26.09%26.09%6.52%15.22%17.39%6.52%2.17%

Age of people who have Panic attack when taking Lamictal * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Panic attack0.45%0.00%13.96%19.37%16.22%22.52%19.82%7.66%

Severity of Panic attack when taking Lamictal ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Panic attack10.00%45.00%35.00%10.00%

How people recovered from Panic attack ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Panic attack0.00%50.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (71 people, 29.96%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (67 people, 28.27%)
  3. Epilepsy (35 people, 14.77%)
  4. Anxiety (34 people, 14.35%)
  5. Sleep disorder (29 people, 12.24%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (40 people, 16.88%)
  2. Klonopin (39 people, 16.46%)
  3. Xanax (38 people, 16.03%)
  4. Lyrica (27 people, 11.39%)
  5. Lexapro (27 people, 11.39%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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