Review: could Lamictal cause Vertigo?


Summary

Vertigo is found among people who take Lamictal, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Klonopin, and have Bipolar disorder . We study 48,953 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,272 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 53,475 users)

Vertigo

Vertigo has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, weakness, fatigue (latest reports from 262,346 Vertigo patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

48,953 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 2,272 people (4.64%) have Vertigo


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lamictal cause Vertigo?

Time on Lamictal when people have Vertigo *:

  • < 1 month: 40.71 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.63 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.38 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.94 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.12 %
  • 10+ years: 2.54 %

Gender of people who have Vertigo when taking Lamictal *:

  • female: 71.28 %
  • male: 28.72 %

Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Lamictal *:

  • 0-1: 0.06 %
  • 2-9: 0.68 %
  • 10-19: 7.45 %
  • 20-29: 14.39 %
  • 30-39: 16.78 %
  • 40-49: 21.67 %
  • 50-59: 21.39 %
  • 60+: 17.58 %

Severity if Vertigo when taking Lamictal **:

  • least: 11.63 %
  • moderate: 62.79 %
  • severe: 22.09 %
  • most severe: 3.49 %

How people recovered from Vertigo **:

  • while on drug: 5.41 %
  • after off the drug: 10.81 %
  • not yet: 83.78 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (492 people, 21.65%)
  • Epilepsy (335 people, 14.74%)
  • Depression (328 people, 14.44%)
  • Convulsion (129 people, 5.68%)
  • Anxiety (128 people, 5.63%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Klonopin (199 people, 8.76%)
  • Seroquel (191 people, 8.41%)
  • Keppra (173 people, 7.61%)
  • Neurontin (139 people, 6.12%)
  • Xanax (137 people, 6.03%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (572 people, 25.18%)
  • Headache (468 people, 20.60%)
  • Fatigue (372 people, 16.37%)
  • Vomiting (292 people, 12.85%)
  • Fall (254 people, 11.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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