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Review: could Lamotrigine cause Hallucination (Hallucinations)?





Summary: Hallucination is found among people who take Lamotrigine, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Lorazepam, and have Epilepsy.

We study 14,751 people who have side effects while taking Lamotrigine from FDA and social media. Among them, 110 have Hallucination. Find out below who they are, when they have Hallucination and more.

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Lamotrigine

Lamotrigine has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Lamotrigine 15,803 users)

Hallucination

Hallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, parkinson's disease, quit smoking.(latest reports from Hallucination 30,019 patients)

On Nov, 30, 2014: 14,751 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamotrigine. Among them, 115 people (0.78%) have Hallucination.

Trend of Hallucination in Lamotrigine reports

Time on Lamotrigine when people have Hallucination * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hallucination11.11%16.67%33.33%22.22%0.00%5.56%11.11%

Gender of people who have Hallucination when taking Lamotrigine * :

FemaleMale
Hallucination60.45%39.55%

Age of people who have Hallucination when taking Lamotrigine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hallucination0.00%2.65%14.16%29.20%10.62%11.50%21.24%10.62%

Severity of Hallucination when taking Lamotrigine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hallucination0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Hallucination ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hallucination0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Epilepsy (49 people, 42.61%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (15 people, 13.04%)
  3. Depression (14 people, 12.17%)
  4. Convulsion (13 people, 11.30%)
  5. Psychotic disorder (10 people, 8.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lorazepam (23 people, 20.00%)
  2. Valproate sodium (23 people, 20.00%)
  3. Olanzapine (21 people, 18.26%)
  4. Keppra (17 people, 14.78%)
  5. Clonazepam (15 people, 13.04%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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