Review: could Lamotrigine cause Heart palpitations?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 1, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 14,574 people who take Lamotrigine. Among them, 43 have Heart palpitations. See who they are, when they have Heart palpitations and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Lamotrigine (latest outcomes from 15,651 users) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder, epilepsy. Commonly reported side effects of Lamotrigine include convulsion, rashes, fever, dizziness, fatigue.
Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 306,180 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Mar, 1, 2014: 13,765 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamotrigine. Among them, 43 people (0.31%) have Heart Palpitations.
Time on Lamotrigine when people have Heart palpitations * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Heart palpitations||45.45%||9.09%||9.09%||9.09%||18.18%||9.09%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Heart palpitations when taking Lamotrigine * :
|Heart palpitations||83.67%||16.33% |
Age of people who have Heart palpitations when taking Lamotrigine * :
|Heart palpitations||0.00%||0.00%||4.76%||11.90%||35.71%||21.43%||4.76%||21.43% |
Severity of Heart palpitations when taking Lamotrigine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Heart palpitations||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Heart palpitations ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Affective disorder (7 people, 16.28%)
- Depression (7 people, 16.28%)
- Bipolar disorder (6 people, 13.95%)
- Schizophrenia (5 people, 11.63%)
- Schizoaffective disorder (4 people, 9.30%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Escitalopram (4 people, 9.30%)
- Lamictal (4 people, 9.30%)
- Olanzapine (4 people, 9.30%)
- Topamax (4 people, 9.30%)
- Flupentixol (4 people, 9.30%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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