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Review: could Lamotrigine cause Difficulty in breathing (Breathing difficulty)?

Summary: Difficulty in breathing is found among people who take Lamotrigine, especially for people who are female, 50-59 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, 262 have Difficulty in breathing. Find out below who they are, when they have Difficulty in breathing and more.

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Lamotrigine has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 15,835 Lamotrigine users)

Difficulty in breathing

Difficulty in breathing has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (latest reports from 165,469 Difficulty in breathing patients)

On Mar, 5, 2015: 14,787 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamotrigine. Among them, 262 people (1.77%) have Difficulty In Breathing.

Trend of Difficulty in breathing in Lamotrigine reports

Time on Lamotrigine when people have Difficulty in breathing * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Difficulty in breathing54.84%12.90%3.23%6.45%19.35%3.23%0.00%

Gender of people who have Difficulty in breathing when taking Lamotrigine * :

Difficulty in breathing62.24%37.76%

Age of people who have Difficulty in breathing when taking Lamotrigine * :

Difficulty in breathing0.86%1.72%6.47%8.62%18.10%22.84%25.86%15.52%

Severity of Difficulty in breathing when taking Lamotrigine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Difficulty in breathing0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Difficulty in breathing ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Difficulty in breathing0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (56 people, 21.37%)
  2. Depression (41 people, 15.65%)
  3. Epilepsy (32 people, 12.21%)
  4. Convulsion (27 people, 10.31%)
  5. Schizophrenia (15 people, 5.73%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Clonazepam (49 people, 18.70%)
  2. Omeprazole (36 people, 13.74%)
  3. Lithium carbonate (28 people, 10.69%)
  4. Aspirin (26 people, 9.92%)
  5. Lisinopril (24 people, 9.16%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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