Review: could Lamotrigine cause Libido increased?
This is a review of Libido increased by studying 14,574 people who take Lamotrigine. We analyze: the time on Lamotrigine when people have Libido increased, gender and age of these people, the severity of Libido increased, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Lamotrigine. The review is created by eHealthMe 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.
Libido increased (increased sexual urge to have sex) (latest reports from 4,868 patients) has been reported by people with parkinson's disease, depression, restless leg syndrome, stress and anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
On Mar, 9, 2014: 14,574 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamotrigine. Among them, 10 people (0.07%) have Libido Increased. They amount to 0.21% of all the 4,844 people who have Libido Increased.
Time on Lamotrigine when people have Libido increased * :
Gender of people who have Libido increased when taking Lamotrigine * :
|Libido increased||50.00%||50.00% |
Age of people who have Libido increased when taking Lamotrigine * :
|Libido increased||0.00%||0.00%||22.22%||22.22%||0.00%||0.00%||55.56%||0.00% |
Severity of Libido increased when taking Lamotrigine ** :
How people recovered from Libido increased ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (4 people, 40.00%)
- Bipolar disorder (2 people, 20.00%)
- Epilepsy (1 people, 10.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lamictal (4 people, 40.00%)
- Seroquel (3 people, 30.00%)
- Trazodone (2 people, 20.00%)
- Wellbutrin (2 people, 20.00%)
- Pepcid (1 people, 10.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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When I increased my lamictal dosage to 200, my libido sky rocketted. It started with fantasies, very real feeling sexual fantasies that brought me the bring of orgasm. I didn't mind it cause I had a partner and he was happy. However, it increased substantially and so I asked my psychiatrist to lower the dose. It decreased enough to call it a secondary benefit of Lamictal. About a year later, I noticed Lamictal alone had done a spectacular job with my BP, but it increased my distractibility to the point I felt I could get fired from my job. Which is how I ended up asking for Adderall. and my goodnes: spontaneous orgasms. The fist time lasted for over an hour and it was over the top, there after they've more manageable.
I have also experience tachycardia. With Lamictal alone, but again Adderall makes it that much stronger. It scares me sometimes.
My libido increase is a problem, but as long as I can manage it I'll continue both medications as both have been very effective dealing with my disorders.
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