Review: could Lamotrigine cause Anxiety (Stress and anxiety)?
Summary: Anxiety is found among people who take Lamotrigine, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Clonazepam, and have Bipolar disorder.
We study 14,787 people who have side effects while taking Lamotrigine from FDA and social media. Among them, 415 have Anxiety. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety and more.
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Lamotrigine has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 15,829 Lamotrigine users)
Anxiety has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 212,791 Anxiety patients)
On Mar, 10, 2015: 14,787 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamotrigine. Among them, 429 people (2.90%) have Anxiety.
Time on Lamotrigine when people have Anxiety * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Lamotrigine * :
Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Lamotrigine * :
Severity of Anxiety when taking Lamotrigine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Anxiety ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (93 people, 21.68%)
- Depression (68 people, 15.85%)
- Anxiety (33 people, 7.69%)
- Epilepsy (28 people, 6.53%)
- Bipolar i disorder (22 people, 5.13%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Clonazepam (63 people, 14.69%)
- Seroquel (42 people, 9.79%)
- Lamictal (39 people, 9.09%)
- Lithium carbonate (33 people, 7.69%)
- Effexor (29 people, 6.76%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Lamictal for a 51-year old woman with Seizure - Generalized. The patient has Diabetic Retinal Oedema
- A study of drug interactions between Lamotrigine, Topamax for a 31-year old woman with Epilepsy, Migraine Without Aura. The patient has Tingling And Numbness, Irritability
- A study of drug interactions between Adderall 10, Folic Acid, Klonopin, Zanaflex, Lamictal for a 34-year old woman with ADHD, Bipolar Ii Disorder, Anxiety Disorder, Insomnia, Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Eye Pain, Fatigue, Light Sensitivity, Blurred Vision
- A study of side effects of Doxycycline for a 63-year old man with Bronchitis. The patient has Anxiety
- A study of drug interactions between Vitamin D, Lamictal for a 23-year old woman with Multiple Sclerosis. The patient has Night Sweats
Recent Lamotrigine related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Lexapro, Lamotrigine, Nexplanon, Adderall Xr 30 for a 20-year old woman who has Birth Control
- Comparions of Citalopram Hydrobromide, Mebeverine Hydrochloride, Levothyroxine Thyroid, Omeprazole, Lamotrigine for a 41-year old woman who has Temporal Lobe Nocturnal Epilepsy, Underactive Thyroid, IBS,depression, GERD
- Comparions of Zoloft, Lamictal for a 37-year old woman who has Bipolar Disorder
- Comparions of Zyprexa, Lamictal, Lexapro, Prozac, Mirtazapine for a 45-year old woman who has OCD
- Comparions of Methotrexate, Lamotrigine for a 27-year old man who has Epilepsy
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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