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Review: could Lamictal cause Vertigo?

We study 37,390 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,745 have Vertigo. Find out below who they are, when they have Vertigo and more.

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Lamictal

Lamictal (latest outcomes from 40,487 users) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Vertigo

Vertigo (latest reports from 1,294,412 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Aug, 12, 2014: 37,383 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal. Among them, 1,753 people (4.69%) have Vertigo. They amount to 0.14% of all the 1,293,954 people who have Vertigo on eHealthMe.

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
Vertigo48.89%19.01%6.91%8.64%10.12%4.69%1.73%

Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Lamictal * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Vertigo0.06%0.80%8.58%15.26%16.24%20.34%22.12%16.61%

Severity of Vertigo when taking Lamictal ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Vertigo12.20%58.54%25.61%3.66%

How people recovered from Vertigo ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Vertigo0.00%6.90%93.10%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (438 people, 24.99%)
  2. Epilepsy (359 people, 20.48%)
  3. Depression (274 people, 15.63%)
  4. Convulsion (117 people, 6.67%)
  5. Anxiety (98 people, 5.59%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (168 people, 9.58%)
  2. Klonopin (162 people, 9.24%)
  3. Keppra (126 people, 7.19%)
  4. Neurontin (125 people, 7.13%)
  5. Xanax (125 people, 7.13%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Has seizures that will not stop w/o intervention. Er & ICU each time he has one. Aprox ever 3 month or aftera fall on head, Memory loss & confusion increase after the seizure due to seizure activity or ? meds used. Seems to lose more memory each time. Balance is poor, loss of taste since on the meds. the more meds he takes the more symptoms. Posture also worse the more he takes. If he does not take the meds he will have more seizures. No anti seizure drugs have been w/o side effects.

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