Review: could Lamotrigine cause Heart Palpitations?


Heart palpitations 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 Omeprazole, and have Bipolar disorder . We study 18,265 people who have side effects while taking Lamotrigine from FDA and social media. Among them, 64 have Heart palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart palpitations and more.

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Lamotrigine has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Lamotrigine 18,891 users)

Heart Palpitations

Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, drug ineffective, weakness, chest pain, fatigue (latest reports from 55,809 Heart palpitations patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

18,265 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamotrigine.
Among them, 64 people (0.35%) have Heart Palpitations

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lamotrigine cause Heart palpitations?

Time on Lamotrigine when people have Heart Palpitations *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.22 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.56 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.56 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 27.78 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.56 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Heart Palpitations when taking Lamotrigine *:

  • female: 73.02 %
  • male: 26.98 %

Age of people who have Heart Palpitations when taking Lamotrigine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 3.7 %
  • 20-29: 11.11 %
  • 30-39: 37.04 %
  • 40-49: 22.22 %
  • 50-59: 11.11 %
  • 60+: 14.81 %

Severity if Heart Palpitations when taking Lamotrigine **:

  • least: 9.09 %
  • moderate: 81.82 %
  • severe: 9.09 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Heart Palpitations **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (13 people)
  • High Blood Pressure (8 people)
  • Anxiety (7 people)
  • Depression (6 people)
  • Anxiety Disorder (6 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Omeprazole (9 people)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (7 people)
  • Clonazepam (7 people)
  • Hydroxyzine (5 people)
  • Depakote (5 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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