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Review: could Lamotrigine cause Pain relief?

Summary: Pain relief could be caused by Lamotrigine, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Lamictal, and have Bipolar disorder.

We study 14,660 people who have side effects while taking Lamotrigine from FDA and social media. Among them, 227 have Pain relief. Find out below who they are, when they have Pain relief and more.

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Lamotrigine

Lamotrigine (latest outcomes from 15,683 users) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Pain relief

Pain relief (latest reports from 1,501,781 patients) has been reported by people with pain, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, birth control, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 14,660 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamotrigine. Among them, 227 people (1.55%) have Pain Relief. They amount to 0.02% of all the 1,496,874 people who have Pain Relief on eHealthMe.

Trend of Pain relief in Lamotrigine reports

Time on Lamotrigine when people have Pain relief * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Pain relief45.24%30.95%2.38%4.76%16.67%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Pain relief when taking Lamotrigine * :

FemaleMale
Pain relief79.59%20.41%

Age of people who have Pain relief when taking Lamotrigine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pain relief0.00%1.03%10.26%12.82%21.03%26.15%17.95%10.77%

Severity of Pain relief when taking Lamotrigine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Pain relief0.00%0.00%75.00%25.00%

How people recovered from Pain relief ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Pain relief0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (45 people, 19.82%)
  2. Depression (31 people, 13.66%)
  3. Pain (22 people, 9.69%)
  4. Epilepsy (17 people, 7.49%)
  5. Anxiety (16 people, 7.05%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lamictal (38 people, 16.74%)
  2. Clonazepam (35 people, 15.42%)
  3. Oxycontin (22 people, 9.69%)
  4. Simvastatin (22 people, 9.69%)
  5. Yaz (21 people, 9.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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