Review: could Lamotrigine cause Insomnia Concerns?


Insomnia concerns 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 Clonazepam, and have Depression . We study 18,266 people who have side effects while taking Lamotrigine from FDA and social media. Among them, 429 have Insomnia concerns. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia concerns and more.

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Lamotrigine has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Lamotrigine 19,893 users)

Insomnia Concerns

Insomnia concerns has been reported by people with drowsiness, insomnia, memory loss, stress and anxiety, taste - impaired (latest reports from 150,726 Insomnia concerns patients).

On Aug, 30, 2016

18,266 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamotrigine.
Among them, 429 people (2.35%) have Insomnia Concerns

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lamotrigine cause Insomnia concerns?

Time on Lamotrigine when people have Insomnia Concerns *:

  • < 1 month: 29.79 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.66 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.7 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.64 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.77 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.26 %
  • 10+ years: 3.19 %

Gender of people who have Insomnia Concerns when taking Lamotrigine *:

  • female: 66.11 %
  • male: 33.89 %

Age of people who have Insomnia Concerns when taking Lamotrigine *:

  • 0-1: 0.55 %
  • 2-9: 5.82 %
  • 10-19: 6.93 %
  • 20-29: 11.91 %
  • 30-39: 22.16 %
  • 40-49: 21.88 %
  • 50-59: 19.39 %
  • 60+: 11.36 %

Severity if Insomnia Concerns when taking Lamotrigine **:

  • least: 9.38 %
  • moderate: 34.38 %
  • severe: 50.0 %
  • most severe: 6.25 %

How people recovered from Insomnia Concerns **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 23.81 %
  • not yet: 76.19 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (86 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (64 people)
  • Convulsion (56 people)
  • Epilepsy (53 people)
  • Insomnia (35 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Clonazepam (64 people)
  • Lamictal (45 people)
  • Seroquel (30 people)
  • Xanax (26 people)
  • Lithium Carbonate (26 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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