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Review: could Lamictal cause Poor quality sleep?

We study 37,358 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA and social media. Among them, 57 have Poor quality sleep. Find out below who they are, when they have Poor quality sleep and more.

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Lamictal

Lamictal (latest outcomes from 40,450 users) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Poor quality sleep

Poor quality sleep (latest reports from 24,371 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, osteoporosis, insomnia, high blood pressure.

On Jul, 1, 2014: 37,340 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal. Among them, 57 people (0.15%) have Poor Quality Sleep. They amount to 0.23% of all the 24,286 people who have Poor Quality Sleep on eHealthMe.

Trend of Poor quality sleep in Lamictal reports

Time on Lamictal when people have Poor quality sleep * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Poor quality sleep60.00%20.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Poor quality sleep when taking Lamictal * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Poor quality sleep0.00%2.00%6.00%18.00%12.00%30.00%26.00%6.00%

Severity of Poor quality sleep when taking Lamictal ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Poor quality sleep ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (15 people, 26.32%)
  2. Depression (12 people, 21.05%)
  3. Anxiety (11 people, 19.30%)
  4. Hypertension (6 people, 10.53%)
  5. Epilepsy (6 people, 10.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Cymbalta (11 people, 19.30%)
  2. Lithium (9 people, 15.79%)
  3. Ambien (7 people, 12.28%)
  4. Klonopin (6 people, 10.53%)
  5. Seroquel (6 people, 10.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    philippe cervoni on Jul, 14, 2014:

    meralgia paresthesica and cruralgy of leg after 1 year of lamictal and seroquel for depressiv symptoms
    No response to morphine ,sterroids ,piroxicam,paracetamol,lamaline,amytriptylin,patch xylocaina,ostheopathy,
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    iwonder if these drugs exacerb this conditions or are in responsability
    or not

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  • I took Lamictal in 2004 for 3 years then went off it during my pregnancy. My psychiatrist put me back on it 3 weeks ago. Now I'm having debilitating stiffness and weakness in low back and alternating in hips. My feet and legs are so stiff I can hardly walk. I also have awful insomnia.

    I read Lamicttal can rarely cause rheumatoid arthritis. I was diagnosed with RA in 2012, but I wonder if I'm in that 2% of the population.

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