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Review: could Lamictal cause Sexual dysfunction?

Summary: Sexual dysfunction could be caused by Lamictal, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Klonopin, and have Bipolar disorder.

We study 37,272 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA and social media. Among them, 141 have Sexual dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Sexual dysfunction 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.

Sexual dysfunction

Sexual dysfunction (difficulty experienced by an individual or a couple during any stage of a normal sexual activity) (latest reports from 132,543 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 37,171 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal. Among them, 143 people (0.38%) have Sexual Dysfunction. They amount to 0.11% of all the 128,605 people who have Sexual Dysfunction on eHealthMe.

Trend of Sexual dysfunction in Lamictal reports

Time on Lamictal when people have Sexual dysfunction * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sexual dysfunction8.11%24.32%16.22%5.41%18.92%18.92%8.11%

Age of people who have Sexual dysfunction when taking Lamictal * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sexual dysfunction0.00%0.00%3.88%20.16%15.50%21.71%25.58%13.18%

Severity of Sexual dysfunction when taking Lamictal ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sexual dysfunction0.00%42.31%42.31%15.38%

How people recovered from Sexual dysfunction ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Sexual dysfunction0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (38 people, 26.57%)
  2. Insomnia (32 people, 22.38%)
  3. Anxiety (30 people, 20.98%)
  4. Depression (28 people, 19.58%)
  5. Bipolar ii disorder (21 people, 14.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Klonopin (36 people, 25.17%)
  2. Ambien (34 people, 23.78%)
  3. Cymbalta (27 people, 18.88%)
  4. Topamax (25 people, 17.48%)
  5. Seroquel (24 people, 16.78%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • Even when I am interment with my girlfriend and I am extremely turned on, I have erection issues. I would say that this happens 90% of the time, I am physically fit, I eat healthy food, but am on 300mg's for my drug :(

    Please help with advise or recommendations.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • Started taking Latanoprost and clotrimazole and had immeidate ED problem.

    Reply

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