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Review: could Lamictal cause Skin lesion (Rashes)?





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.

We study 37,484 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA and social media. Among them, 5,296 have Skin lesion. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin lesion and more.

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Lamictal

Lamictal has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (view latest outcomes from 40,593 users)

Skin lesion

Skin lesion (redness) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.(latest reports from Skin lesion 147,614 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 37,464 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal. Among them, 5,301 people (14.15%) have Skin Lesion.

Trend of Skin lesion in Lamictal reports

Time on Lamictal when people have Skin lesion * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Skin lesion63.98%27.61%3.47%2.02%2.06%0.85%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Skin lesion0.32%4.69%11.79%15.80%20.39%17.85%14.95%14.21%

Severity of Skin lesion when taking Lamictal ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Skin lesion0.00%69.57%21.74%8.70%

How people recovered from Skin lesion ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Skin lesion0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (2,386 people, 45.01%)
  2. Epilepsy (1,083 people, 20.43%)
  3. Depression (472 people, 8.90%)
  4. Insomnia (227 people, 4.28%)
  5. Bipolar i disorder (194 people, 3.66%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (497 people, 9.38%)
  2. Depakene (426 people, 8.04%)
  3. Lithium carbonate (332 people, 6.26%)
  4. Lamictal cd (318 people, 6.00%)
  5. Valproate sodium (289 people, 5.45%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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