Review: Sexual dysfunction in Lamictal
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 28, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.7/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Sexual dysfunction (Erection problems) by studying 35,808 people who take Lamictal. We analyze: the time on Lamictal when people have Sexual dysfunction, age of these people, the severity of Sexual dysfunction, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Lamictal. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Lamictal (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is used in bipolar disorder, epilepsy, bipolar ii disorder, bipolar i disorder, depression. Commonly reported side effects of Lamictal include rashes, convulsion, convulsion prophylaxis, fever, nausea.
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, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Nov, 25, 2013: 35,740 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal. Among them, 134 people (0.37%) have Sexual Dysfunction.
Time on Lamictal when people have Sexual dysfunction * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Sexual dysfunction||9.09%||27.27%||18.18%||6.06%||18.18%||18.18%||3.03% |
Age of people who have Sexual dysfunction when taking Lamictal * :
|Sexual dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||4.10%||20.49%||16.39%||20.49%||24.59%||13.93% |
Severity of Sexual dysfunction when taking Lamictal ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sexual dysfunction||0.00%||42.86%||42.86%||14.29% |
How people recovered from Sexual dysfunction ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Sexual dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (38 people, 28.36%)
- Insomnia (32 people, 23.88%)
- Anxiety (30 people, 22.39%)
- Depression (28 people, 20.90%)
- Bipolar ii disorder (21 people, 15.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Klonopin (36 people, 26.87%)
- Ambien (34 people, 25.37%)
- Cymbalta (27 people, 20.15%)
- Topamax (25 people, 18.66%)
- Seroquel (23 people, 17.16%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- By Psychogirl: I have bipolar disorder and adhd and take nuvigil for the adhd and on occasion take lunesta for sleep. anybody else take this combination and what side effects or effects in general have you noticed?
(for a 63 year old woman who has Bipolar I Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Renal Failure, Stage 3, Primary Hypothyroidism, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Osteoporosis, Edema - Peripheral, Peripheral Edema, and takes Cymbalta, Lexapro, Lamictal, Latuda, Levothyroxine Sodium, Lunesta, Nuvigil, Maxide, Multivitamin)
I'm anxious about any untoward drug interactions. I can't take stimulants because of a history of abuse. I take Nuvgil for my ADHD and it's the first time I can concentraate in years! I can't believe how much easier it is to organize, get things done, and read. Plus it helps the chronic fatigue I ...
(Number of patients like Psychogirl: 13,931)
- By martin: Epilepsy medicine and liver problems?
(for a 16 year old boy who has Epilepsy, and takes Lamotrigine)
my son (16 y.o) has been on lamotrigne for 10 years sometimes his face is quite yellow and he has quiet spells some days, also 6 months ago he was vomiting every day and lost 8 kilos in weight, hes put it back on now but still gets yellow faces, can this be lamotrigne that causes it and is it doing ...
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- By drm: Does topiramate cause erectile dysfunction?
(for a 52 year old man who has Erectile Dysfunction, and takes Topiramate)
I have difficulty achieving and / or maintaining an erection. I believe it's caused by the use of topamax. and Lyrics. Am I correct?
(Number of patients like drm: 1,313)
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