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Review: could Lamictal cause Vertigo (Dizziness)?





Summary: Vertigo is found among people who take Lamictal, especially for people who are female, 50-59 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, 1,748 have Vertigo. Find out below who they are, when they have Vertigo 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)

Vertigo

Vertigo has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.(view latest reports from 162,939 patients)

On Dec, 12, 2014: 37,464 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal. Among them, 1,756 people (4.69%) have Vertigo.

Trend of Vertigo in Lamictal reports

Time on Lamictal when people have Vertigo * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Vertigo48.77%18.87%6.86%8.58%10.05%5.15%1.72%

Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Lamictal * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Vertigo0.06%0.80%8.56%15.29%16.27%20.31%22.14%16.57%

Severity of Vertigo when taking Lamictal ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Vertigo11.76%60.00%24.71%3.53%

How people recovered from Vertigo ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Vertigo0.00%9.38%90.62%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (438 people, 24.94%)
  2. Epilepsy (360 people, 20.50%)
  3. Depression (275 people, 15.66%)
  4. Convulsion (117 people, 6.66%)
  5. Anxiety (98 people, 5.58%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (169 people, 9.62%)
  2. Klonopin (163 people, 9.28%)
  3. Xanax (126 people, 7.18%)
  4. Keppra (126 people, 7.18%)
  5. Neurontin (125 people, 7.12%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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