Review: could Lamotrigine cause Osteoporosis?
Summary: Osteoporosis is found among people who take Lamotrigine, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Simvastatin, and have Bipolar disorder.
We study 14,787 people who have side effects while taking Lamotrigine from FDA and social media. Among them, 35 have Osteoporosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Osteoporosis and more.
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Lamotrigine has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 15,828 Lamotrigine users)
Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break) has been reported by people with osteopenia, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 112,588 Osteoporosis patients)
On Feb, 27, 2015: 14,783 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamotrigine. Among them, 35 people (0.24%) have Osteoporosis.
Time on Lamotrigine when people have Osteoporosis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Osteoporosis when taking Lamotrigine * :
Age of people who have Osteoporosis when taking Lamotrigine * :
Severity of Osteoporosis when taking Lamotrigine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Osteoporosis ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (12 people, 34.29%)
- Epilepsy (7 people, 20.00%)
- Sarcoidosis (7 people, 20.00%)
- Status epilepticus (5 people, 14.29%)
- Osteoporosis (5 people, 14.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Simvastatin (19 people, 54.29%)
- Lamictal (13 people, 37.14%)
- Xanax (12 people, 34.29%)
- Zoloft (12 people, 34.29%)
- Exercise (10 people, 28.57%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between L-theanine, Gaba, Magnesium Carbonate, Lamictal, Lithium Carbonate, Risperdal for a 43-year old woman with Anxiety Disorder, Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Slurred Speech, Eyeball Rupture
- A study of drug interactions between Lisinopril, Metformin, Klonopin, Lamictal, Prozac, Abilify for a 41-year old woman with High Blood Pressure, Diabetes, Anxiety Disorder, Bipolar I Disorder, Depression. The patient has Pain - Muscles, Joint Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Nexium, Diltiazem Hydrochloride, Xanax, Lamotrigine, Lexapro, Atenolol for a 44-year old man with Indigestion, High Blood Pressure, Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Fatigue
- A study of drug interactions between Sertraline, Ramipril, Lamotrigine for a 34-year old woman with Depression, High Blood Pressure, Bipolar. The patient has Finger Pain, Sweating Fever, Tremor
- A study of drug interactions between Wellbutrin, Ativan, Seroquel, Lamictal, Trileptal for a 65-year old woman with Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Vertigo, Vomiting, Nausea, Ataxia, Double Vision
Recent Lamotrigine related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Lamictal, Abilify, Latuda for a 41-year old woman who has Bipolar
- Comparions of Dexilant, Aldactone, Lamictal, Viibryd, Synthroid for a 33-year old woman who has Weight Loss
- Comparions of Lamictal, Provigil, Concerta for a 56-year old woman who has Narcolepsy
- Comparions of Metoprolol Succinate, Lamotrigine for a 46-year old woman who has Bipolar Ii Disorder
- Comparions of Lithium Citrate, Lamictal for a 28-year old woman who has Bipolar Ii Disorder
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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