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Review: could Lamictal cause Poor quality sleep?

Summary: Poor quality sleep could be caused by Lamictal, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Cymbalta, and have Bipolar disorder.

We study 37,272 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 40,345 users) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Poor quality sleep

Poor quality sleep (latest reports from 23,969 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, osteoporosis, insomnia, high blood pressure.

On Apr, 7, 2014: 37,171 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal. Among them, 57 people (0.15%) have Poor Quality Sleep. They amount to 0.24% of all the 23,510 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. Lithium carbonate (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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