Lamotrigine and Heart palpitations - from FDA reports


Summary

Heart palpitations is found among people who take Lamotrigine, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Fluoxetine, and have Affective disorder . We study 25,503 people who have side effects while taking Lamotrigine from FDA. Among them, 101 have Heart palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart palpitations and more.

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Lamotrigine

Lamotrigine has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Lamotrigine 27,791 users)

Heart Palpitations

Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 75,355 Heart palpitations patients).

On Feb, 02, 2017

25,503 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamotrigine.
Among them, 101 people (0.4%) have Heart Palpitations


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lamotrigine cause Heart palpitations?

Time on Lamotrigine when people have Heart Palpitations *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 9.52 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.52 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.52 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.76 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 74.73 %
  • male: 25.27 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 5.41 %
  • 20-29: 22.97 %
  • 30-39: 18.92 %
  • 40-49: 21.62 %
  • 50-59: 10.81 %
  • 60+: 20.27 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Affective Disorder (15 people, 14.85%)
  • Depression (13 people, 12.87%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (10 people, 9.90%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (7 people, 6.93%)
  • Insomnia (7 people, 6.93%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fluoxetine (11 people, 10.89%)
  • Paracetamol (10 people, 9.90%)
  • Differin (10 people, 9.90%)
  • Cymbalta (10 people, 9.90%)
  • Melatonin (9 people, 8.91%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dizziness (32 people, 31.68%)
  • Agitation (32 people, 31.68%)
  • Chest Pain (27 people, 26.73%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (25 people, 24.75%)
  • Headache (22 people, 21.78%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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