Review: could Lamotrigine cause Insomnia concerns (Insomnia)?
Summary: 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 Lamictal, and have Convulsion.
We study 14,751 people who have side effects while taking Lamotrigine from FDA and social media. Among them, 355 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 bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Lamotrigine 15,803 users)
Insomnia concerns (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with depression, insomnia, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain.(latest reports from Insomnia concerns 131,083 patients)
On Nov, 28, 2014: 14,735 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamotrigine. Among them, 355 people (2.41%) have Insomnia Concerns.
Time on Lamotrigine when people have Insomnia concerns * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Insomnia concerns||28.75%||25.00%||11.25%||21.25%||7.50%||3.75%||2.50% |
Gender of people who have Insomnia concerns when taking Lamotrigine * :
|Insomnia concerns||61.81%||38.19% |
Age of people who have Insomnia concerns when taking Lamotrigine * :
|Insomnia concerns||1.22%||9.12%||8.51%||9.12%||22.80%||21.28%||18.54%||9.42% |
Severity of Insomnia concerns when taking Lamotrigine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Insomnia concerns||11.11%||33.33%||51.85%||3.70% |
How people recovered from Insomnia concerns ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Insomnia concerns||0.00%||13.33%||86.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Convulsion (69 people, 19.44%)
- Depression (57 people, 16.06%)
- Bipolar disorder (51 people, 14.37%)
- Epilepsy (41 people, 11.55%)
- Insomnia (30 people, 8.45%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lamictal (54 people, 15.21%)
- Clonazepam (53 people, 14.93%)
- Keppra (34 people, 9.58%)
- Alprazolam (34 people, 9.58%)
- Levetiracetam (32 people, 9.01%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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