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. This review analyzes which people have Renal failure 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 May, 18, 2017
27,442 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamotrigine.
Among them, 186 people (0.68%) 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: 43.65 %
- male: 56.35 %
Age of people who have Renal Failure when taking Lamotrigine *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 1.3 %
- 10-19: 18.83 %
- 20-29: 3.25 %
- 30-39: 7.79 %
- 40-49: 20.78 %
- 50-59: 13.64 %
- 60+: 34.42 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Epilepsy (45 people, 24.19%)
- Bipolar Disorder (26 people, 13.98%)
- Depression (16 people, 8.60%)
- Convulsion (16 people, 8.60%)
- High Blood Pressure (11 people, 5.91%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Phenytoin (26 people, 13.98%)
- Valproate Sodium (21 people, 11.29%)
- Topiramate (18 people, 9.68%)
- Valproic Acid (17 people, 9.14%)
- Zofran (12 people, 6.45%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Hypotension (35 people, 18.82%)
- Multi-Organ Failure (29 people, 15.59%)
- Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (28 people, 15.05%)
- Sepsis (27 people, 14.52%)
- Rhabdomyolysis (25 people, 13.44%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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