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Review: could Lamotrigine cause Heart palpitations?

We study 14,735 people who have side effects while taking Lamotrigine from FDA and social media. Among them, 46 have Heart palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart palpitations and more.

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Lamotrigine

Lamotrigine (latest outcomes from 15,767 users) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Heart palpitations

Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 315,935 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.

On Oct, 28, 2014: 14,713 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamotrigine. Among them, 46 people (0.31%) have Heart Palpitations.

Trend of Heart palpitations in Lamotrigine reports

Time on Lamotrigine when people have Heart palpitations * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Heart palpitations35.71%21.43%7.14%7.14%21.43%7.14%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Heart palpitations80.77%19.23%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Heart palpitations0.00%0.00%4.44%11.11%35.56%22.22%6.67%20.00%

Severity of Heart palpitations when taking Lamotrigine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Heart palpitations11.11%77.78%11.11%0.00%

How people recovered from Heart palpitations ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Heart palpitations0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (8 people, 17.39%)
  2. Affective disorder (7 people, 15.22%)
  3. Bipolar disorder (6 people, 13.04%)
  4. Schizophrenia (5 people, 10.87%)
  5. Anxiety (4 people, 8.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Flupentixol (4 people, 8.70%)
  2. Olanzapine (4 people, 8.70%)
  3. Cymbalta (4 people, 8.70%)
  4. Lithium (4 people, 8.70%)
  5. Topamax (4 people, 8.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • Not sure if the methadone is giving me the heart palpitations or the anxiety about being on the methadone is giving me anxiety. I have a heart monitor right now and I had an attack yesterday and I felt like I was going to die. The dr. and the paramedics said it wasn't dangerous, I'm not convinced.

    Reply

  • From this study (4 years ago):

  • Nana on Jun, 4, 2010:

    I Take Cymbalta 60 mg for 1 year and now started topiramate 50 mg for eating disorders. I am concerned about the side effects both medications can have.

    Reply

  • From this study (5 years ago):

  • have some concern of possible interaction with other medications

    Reply

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