Review: could Lamictal cause Poor Quality Sleep?


Poor quality sleep 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 Bipolar disorder . We study 41,204 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA and social media. Among them, 65 have Poor quality sleep. Find out below who they are, when they have Poor quality sleep and more.

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Lamictal has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Lamictal 53,475 users)

Poor Quality Sleep

Poor quality sleep has been reported by people with feeling abnormal, drowsiness, insomnia, memory loss, fatigue (latest reports from 8,387 Poor quality sleep patients).

On Aug, 28, 2016

41,204 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 65 people (0.16%) have Poor Quality Sleep

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lamictal cause Poor quality sleep?

Time on Lamictal when people have Poor Quality Sleep *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Poor Quality Sleep when taking Lamictal *:

  • female: 53.85 %
  • male: 46.15 %

Age of people who have Poor Quality Sleep when taking Lamictal *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 3.92 %
  • 10-19: 9.8 %
  • 20-29: 13.73 %
  • 30-39: 11.76 %
  • 40-49: 35.29 %
  • 50-59: 19.61 %
  • 60+: 5.88 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (16 people, 24.62%)
  • Depression (10 people, 15.38%)
  • Hypertension (6 people, 9.23%)
  • Epilepsy (5 people, 7.69%)
  • Anxiety (5 people, 7.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (8 people, 12.31%)
  • Lisinopril (7 people, 10.77%)
  • Lithium (6 people, 9.23%)
  • Lexapro (6 people, 9.23%)
  • Trazodone Hcl (5 people, 7.69%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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