Lamotrigine and Osteoporosis - from FDA reports


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 Epilepsy. This review analyzes which people have Osteoporosis with Lamotrigine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 27,442 people who have side effects when taking Lamotrigine from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 29, 2017

27,442 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamotrigine.
Among them, 52 people (0.19%) have Osteoporosis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lamotrigine cause Osteoporosis?

Time on Lamotrigine when people have Osteoporosis *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 100 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Osteoporosis when taking Lamotrigine *:

  • female: 77.55 %
  • male: 22.45 %

Age of people who have Osteoporosis when taking Lamotrigine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 6.45 %
  • 10-19: 6.45 %
  • 20-29: 6.45 %
  • 30-39: 9.68 %
  • 40-49: 9.68 %
  • 50-59: 51.61 %
  • 60+: 9.68 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Epilepsy (14 people, 26.92%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (9 people, 17.31%)
  • Sarcoidosis (7 people, 13.46%)
  • Pain (7 people, 13.46%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (7 people, 13.46%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Simvastatin (15 people, 28.85%)
  • Xanax (8 people, 15.38%)
  • Nexium (8 people, 15.38%)
  • Lamictal (8 people, 15.38%)
  • Omeprazole Magnesium (7 people, 13.46%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Joint Pain (12 people, 23.08%)
  • Osteopenia (10 people, 19.23%)
  • Fall (10 people, 19.23%)
  • Cataract (9 people, 17.31%)
  • Memory Loss (8 people, 15.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Lamotrigine

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