Lamotrigine and Renal failure - from FDA reports
Renal failure is found among people who take Lamotrigine, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Phenytoin, and have Epilepsy . We study 25,503 people who have side effects while taking Lamotrigine from FDA. Among them, 180 have Renal failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure and more.
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Lamotrigine has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Lamotrigine 27,798 users)
Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 82,171 Renal failure patients).
On Feb, 05, 2017
25,503 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamotrigine.
Among them, 180 people (0.71%) have Renal Failure
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lamotrigine when people have Renal Failure *:
- < 1 month: 85.71 %
- 1 - 6 months: 9.52 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4.76 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Renal Failure when taking Lamotrigine *:
- female: 43.75 %
- male: 56.25 %
Age of people who have Renal Failure when taking Lamotrigine *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 1.34 %
- 10-19: 19.46 %
- 20-29: 3.36 %
- 30-39: 8.05 %
- 40-49: 21.48 %
- 50-59: 13.42 %
- 60+: 32.89 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Epilepsy (45 people, 25.00%)
- Bipolar Disorder (24 people, 13.33%)
- Convulsion (16 people, 8.89%)
- Depression (15 people, 8.33%)
- High Blood Pressure (10 people, 5.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Phenytoin (26 people, 14.44%)
- Valproate Sodium (21 people, 11.67%)
- Topiramate (18 people, 10.00%)
- Valproic Acid (17 people, 9.44%)
- Zofran (12 people, 6.67%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Hypotension (35 people, 19.44%)
- Multi-Organ Failure (29 people, 16.11%)
- Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (28 people, 15.56%)
- Sepsis (27 people, 15.00%)
- Rhabdomyolysis (25 people, 13.89%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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