Review: could Lamictal cause Vertigo?


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 Klonopin, and have Bipolar disorder . We study 38,208 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,923 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. (latest outcomes from Lamictal 40,259 users)

Vertigo

Vertigo has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, weakness, fatigue, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 157,319 Vertigo patients).

On Jul, 27, 2016

38,208 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 1,923 people (5.03%) have Vertigo


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lamictal cause Vertigo?

Time on Lamictal when people have Vertigo *:

  • < 1 month: 45.54 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 19.48 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.04 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.39 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.09 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.34 %
  • 10+ years: 2.11 %

Gender of people who have Vertigo when taking Lamictal *:

  • female: 72.37 %
  • male: 27.63 %

Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Lamictal *:

  • 0-1: 0.06 %
  • 2-9: 0.69 %
  • 10-19: 8.63 %
  • 20-29: 15.19 %
  • 30-39: 16.45 %
  • 40-49: 20.35 %
  • 50-59: 22.37 %
  • 60+: 16.26 %

Severity if Vertigo when taking Lamictal **:

  • least: 11.83 %
  • moderate: 64.52 %
  • severe: 20.43 %
  • most severe: 3.23 %

How people recovered from Vertigo **:

  • while on drug: 5.13 %
  • after off the drug: 7.69 %
  • not yet: 87.18 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (416 people)
  • Epilepsy (271 people)
  • Depression (260 people)
  • Convulsion (93 people)
  • Anxiety (75 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Klonopin (163 people)
  • Seroquel (161 people)
  • Xanax (115 people)
  • Keppra (110 people)
  • Abilify (107 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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