Could Lamotrigine cause Menorrhagia - from FDA reports


Summary

Menorrhagia is found among people who take Lamotrigine, especially for people who are 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ambien, and have Bipolar i disorder . We study 18,799 people who have side effects while taking Lamotrigine from FDA. Among them, 38 have Menorrhagia. Find out below who they are, when they have Menorrhagia and more.

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Lamotrigine

Lamotrigine has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Lamotrigine 27,757 users)

Menorrhagia

Menorrhagia (an abnormally heavy bleeding and prolonged menstrual period at regular intervals) has been reported by people with birth control, heavy or prolong menstrual bleeding, multiple sclerosis, endometriosis, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 24,164 Menorrhagia patients).

On Nov, 28, 2016

18,799 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamotrigine.
Among them, 38 people (0.2%) have Menorrhagia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lamotrigine cause Menorrhagia?

Time on Lamotrigine when people have Menorrhagia *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Menorrhagia when taking Lamotrigine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 12.5 %
  • 20-29: 18.75 %
  • 30-39: 43.75 %
  • 40-49: 21.88 %
  • 50-59: 3.12 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity of Menorrhagia **:

  • least: 33.33 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 66.67 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (12 people, 31.58%)
  • Ambien (12 people, 31.58%)
  • Xanax (11 people, 28.95%)
  • Lithium Carbonate (11 people, 28.95%)
  • Arimidex (11 people, 28.95%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Metastases To Bone (11 people, 28.95%)
  • Bipolar I Disorder (11 people, 28.95%)
  • Breast Cancer (10 people, 26.32%)
  • Birth Control (10 people, 26.32%)
  • Hypothyroidism (4 people, 10.53%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Ovarian Cysts (16 people, 42.11%)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (15 people, 39.47%)
  • Tremor (14 people, 36.84%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (14 people, 36.84%)
  • Intervertebral Disc Degeneration (14 people, 36.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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