Review: could Lamotrigine cause Menorrhagia (Heavy or prolong menstrual bleeding)?
Summary: Menorrhagia 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 Lisinopril, and have Metastases to bone.
We study 14,797 people who have side effects while taking Lamotrigine from FDA and social media. Among them, 26 have Menorrhagia. Find out below who they are, when they have Menorrhagia and more.
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Lamotrigine has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 15,835 Lamotrigine users)
Menorrhagia (an abnormally heavy bleeding and prolonged menstrual period at regular intervals) has been reported by people with birth control, multiple sclerosis, post coital contraception, rheumatoid arthritis, depression. (latest reports from 13,554 Menorrhagia patients)
On Apr, 2, 2015: 14,797 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamotrigine. Among them, 26 people (0.18%) have Menorrhagia.
Time on Lamotrigine when people have Menorrhagia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Menorrhagia when taking Lamotrigine * :
Age of people who have Menorrhagia when taking Lamotrigine * :
Severity of Menorrhagia when taking Lamotrigine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Menorrhagia ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Metastases to bone (10 people, 38.46%)
- Bipolar i disorder (10 people, 38.46%)
- Breast cancer (9 people, 34.62%)
- Bipolar disorder (3 people, 11.54%)
- Depression (3 people, 11.54%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lisinopril (11 people, 42.31%)
- Lithium carbonate (11 people, 42.31%)
- Aredia (10 people, 38.46%)
- Levaquin (10 people, 38.46%)
- Oxycontin (10 people, 38.46%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of drug interactions between Lisinopril, Warfarin Sodium, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Lamotrigine, Adderall Xr 15 for a 52-year old woman with High Blood Pressure, Sleep Phase Rhythm Disturbance, Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness. The patient has High Blood Pressure, Swelling Of The Face, Water Retention
- A study of side effects of Lamictal for a 51-year old woman with Seizure - Generalized. The patient has Diabetic Retinal Oedema
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- Comparions of Zoloft, Lamictal for a 37-year old woman who has Bipolar Disorder
- Comparions of Zyprexa, Lamictal, Lexapro, Prozac, Mirtazapine for a 45-year old woman who has OCD
- Comparions of Methotrexate, Lamotrigine for a 27-year old man who has Epilepsy
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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