Lamictal and Skin lesion - from FDA reports


Summary

Skin lesion is found among people who take Lamictal, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder. This review analyzes which people have Skin lesion with Lamictal. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 50,945 people who have side effects when taking Lamictal from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 20, 2017

50,945 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 6,520 people (12.8%) have Skin Lesion


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lamictal cause Skin lesion?

Time on Lamictal when people have Skin Lesion *:

  • < 1 month: 63.6 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.09 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.42 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.22 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.03 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.6 %
  • 10+ years: 0.04 %

Gender of people who have Skin Lesion when taking Lamictal *:

  • female: 71.82 %
  • male: 28.18 %

Age of people who have Skin Lesion when taking Lamictal *:

  • 0-1: 0.36 %
  • 2-9: 3.74 %
  • 10-19: 12.54 %
  • 20-29: 16.18 %
  • 30-39: 18.84 %
  • 40-49: 17.94 %
  • 50-59: 15.97 %
  • 60+: 14.43 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (2,362 people, 36.23%)
  • Epilepsy (1,058 people, 16.23%)
  • Depression (478 people, 7.33%)
  • Insomnia (171 people, 2.62%)
  • Convulsion (135 people, 2.07%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (419 people, 6.43%)
  • Depakene (304 people, 4.66%)
  • Lexapro (272 people, 4.17%)
  • Klonopin (254 people, 3.90%)
  • Keppra (249 people, 3.82%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fever (1,375 people, 21.09%)
  • Erythema Multiforme (880 people, 13.50%)
  • Itching (803 people, 12.32%)
  • Drug Eruption (382 people, 5.86%)
  • Lymph Follicular Hypertrophy (381 people, 5.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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