Could Lamictal cause Sexual dysfunction - from FDA reports
Sexual dysfunction is found among people who take Lamictal, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder . We study 50,142 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA. Among them, 199 have Sexual dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Sexual dysfunction and more.
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Lamictal has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Lamictal 54,720 users)
Sexual dysfunction (difficulty experienced by an individual or a couple during any stage of a normal sexual activity) has been reported by people with erection problems, hair loss, androgenetic alopecia, depression, high blood pressure (latest reports from 48,742 Sexual dysfunction patients).
On Nov, 19, 2016
50,142 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 199 people (0.4%) have Sexual Dysfunction
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lamictal when people have Sexual Dysfunction *:
- < 1 month: 9.09 %
- 1 - 6 months: 11.36 %
- 6 - 12 months: 15.91 %
- 1 - 2 years: 9.09 %
- 2 - 5 years: 25.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 22.73 %
- 10+ years: 6.82 %
Gender of people who have Sexual Dysfunction when taking Lamictal *:
- female: 9.28 %
- male: 90.72 %
Age of people who have Sexual Dysfunction when taking Lamictal *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 4.05 %
- 20-29: 13.51 %
- 30-39: 17.57 %
- 40-49: 21.62 %
- 50-59: 25.0 %
- 60+: 18.24 %
Severity of Sexual Dysfunction **:
- least: 0.0 %
- moderate: 39.29 %
- severe: 42.86 %
- most severe: 17.86 %
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Seroquel (25 people, 12.56%)
- Wellbutrin (23 people, 11.56%)
- Topamax (23 people, 11.56%)
- Klonopin (23 people, 11.56%)
- Neurontin (22 people, 11.06%)
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Potential co-existing conditions
- Insomnia (15 people, 7.54%)
Potential co-existing symptoms
- Depression (29 people, 14.57%)
- Fatigue (28 people, 14.07%)
- Memory Loss (25 people, 12.56%)
- Insomnia (23 people, 11.56%)
- Stress And Anxiety (21 people, 10.55%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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