Review: could Lamictal cause Sexual dysfunction?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 8, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.7/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 37,132 people who take Lamictal. Among them, 141 have Sexual dysfunction. See who they are, when they have Sexual dysfunction and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Lamictal (latest outcomes from 40,293 users) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder, epilepsy. Commonly reported side effects of Lamictal include rashes, convulsion prophylaxis, convulsion, fever, lyell's syndrome.
Sexual dysfunction (difficulty experienced by an individual or a couple during any stage of a normal sexual activity) (latest reports from 131,373 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Feb, 24, 2014: 35,946 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal. Among them, 138 people (0.38%) 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||8.33%||25.00%||16.67%||5.56%||16.67%||19.44%||8.33% |
Age of people who have Sexual dysfunction when taking Lamictal * :
|Sexual dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||3.97%||20.63%||15.87%||21.43%||24.60%||13.49% |
Severity of Sexual dysfunction when taking Lamictal ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sexual dysfunction||0.00%||44.00%||40.00%||16.00% |
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, 27.54%)
- Insomnia (32 people, 23.19%)
- Anxiety (30 people, 21.74%)
- Depression (28 people, 20.29%)
- Bipolar ii disorder (21 people, 15.22%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Klonopin (36 people, 26.09%)
- Ambien (34 people, 24.64%)
- Cymbalta (27 people, 19.57%)
- Topamax (25 people, 18.12%)
- Seroquel (24 people, 17.39%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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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.
From this study (3 years ago):
Started taking Latanoprost and clotrimazole and had immeidate ED problem.
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