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Review: could Lamotrigine cause Anxiety (Stress and anxiety)?

We study 14,735 people who have side effects while taking Lamotrigine from FDA and social media. Among them, 425 have Anxiety. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety and more.

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Lamotrigine

Lamotrigine (latest outcomes from 15,767 users) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Anxiety

Anxiety (latest reports from 1,270,394 patients) has been reported by people with depression, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain.

On Oct, 28, 2014: 14,713 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamotrigine. Among them, 425 people (2.89%) have Anxiety.

Trend of Anxiety in Lamotrigine reports

Time on Lamotrigine when people have Anxiety * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Anxiety36.90%34.52%5.95%14.29%5.95%2.38%0.00%

Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Lamotrigine * :

FemaleMale
Anxiety78.62%21.38%

Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Lamotrigine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Anxiety0.00%2.08%9.09%14.81%27.27%19.74%17.92%9.09%

Severity of Anxiety when taking Lamotrigine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Anxiety13.04%39.13%43.48%4.35%

How people recovered from Anxiety ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Anxiety0.00%15.38%84.62%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (93 people, 21.88%)
  2. Depression (67 people, 15.76%)
  3. Anxiety (33 people, 7.76%)
  4. Epilepsy (28 people, 6.59%)
  5. Bipolar i disorder (22 people, 5.18%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Clonazepam (63 people, 14.82%)
  2. Seroquel (42 people, 9.88%)
  3. Lamictal (39 people, 9.18%)
  4. Lithium carbonate (33 people, 7.76%)
  5. Effexor (29 people, 6.82%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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