eHealthMe - FDA and Social Media, Personalized eHealthMe - FDA and Social Media, Personalized

FDA and Social Media, Personalized

Drugs A-Z       Conditions A-Z       Health Tools       Health Community
Home > Lamotrigine > Renal failure > Lamotrigine and Renal failure

Review: could Lamotrigine cause Renal failure (Acute kidney failure)?

We study 14,735 people who have side effects while taking Lamotrigine from FDA and social media. Among them, 118 have Renal failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure and more.

Get connected: join a mobile support group for people who take Lamotrigine and have Renal failure >>>

Lamotrigine

Lamotrigine (latest outcomes from 15,767 users) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Renal failure

Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) (latest reports from 427,622 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, multiple myeloma, pain.

On Oct, 31, 2014: 14,735 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamotrigine. Among them, 129 people (0.88%) have Renal Failure.

Trend of Renal failure in Lamotrigine reports

Time on Lamotrigine when people have Renal failure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Renal failure66.67%11.11%22.22%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Renal failure when taking Lamotrigine * :

FemaleMale
Renal failure43.36%56.64%

Age of people who have Renal failure when taking Lamotrigine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Renal failure0.00%0.00%20.83%6.67%3.33%28.33%6.67%34.17%

Severity of Renal failure when taking Lamotrigine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Renal failure0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Renal failure ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Renal failure0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Epilepsy (35 people, 27.13%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (17 people, 13.18%)
  3. Convulsion (16 people, 12.40%)
  4. Grand mal convulsion (10 people, 7.75%)
  5. Peritoneal dialysis (8 people, 6.20%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Phenytoin (26 people, 20.16%)
  2. Valproate sodium (21 people, 16.28%)
  3. Valproic acid (18 people, 13.95%)
  4. Topiramate (18 people, 13.95%)
  5. Zofran (15 people, 11.63%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Do you have Renal Failure while taking Lamotrigine?

Get connected! Join a mobile support group:
- support group for people who take Lamotrigine and have Renal Failure
- support group for people who take Lamotrigine
- support group for people who have Renal Failure

Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • Can lamictal cause false positive pcp drug screen
    I had a rapid urine drug screen for new employment and it shows positive for PCP. I have never taken or even seen PCP. I am so embarrassed and mortified. Needless to say my urine has been sent to a lab to see if it can rule out false positive results. I called my neurologist and my Pharmacist an ...

  • Effects taking lamictal abilify and pristiq
    Although I take these three drugs I am still experiencing symptoms of lethargy, lack of appetite Are these symptoms perhaps side effects of these grubs?

  • I'm on 1 1/12 mg of suboxone. would i have to go off of it if i need major surgery?
    I was taking about 5 to 15 mg of Percocet a day and wanted to get off them. If I don't take suboxone at night I get EXTREME discomfort down my left leg & can not sleep due to pressure on my lower back (that's why I had to take Percocet). I have tried NUMEROUS meds over the past 20 yrs & nothing work ...

  • Creatinine rising on crestor & causing kidney failure
    Husband been on Crestor for 3 years...Creatinine been increasing and he already is a diabetic and been watching his kidney function. Everything I read online points to the Crestor causing Kidney Failure but the doctors REFUSE to listen too us and now he is heading toward dialysis or a Kidney Transpl ...

  • Lamicta side effect nausa and vomiting after years of takin it for bi-polar
    I been taking Lamictal for a couple of years. With no side effects. Presently I starter having nausea, and dry heaves , I went to the specialist they run test for stomach hernia, etc etc. they did not find any thing wrong. Today I noatice I experience nausea after taking Lamictal I experience ...

  • Does anybody know if lamictal xr increases ck levels?
    I was only taking Notryptiline 50 mg a day, 400 mg (200mg x 2 a day) of Lamectal XR, and my CK levels keep on going up. Which one of these medications is raising my CK levels? Does anybody know? Please help. In March of 2014, I was hospitalized due to 5000 CK levels. I was released with CK ...

  • Can lamictal odt cause severe pulmonary hypertension
    started new dose of Lamictal starter pack. Since starting noticed decrease in pulmonary function. Now it is severe, Seems to correlate with the starter pack increasing dosage

  • Does lamictal and topimax work together to control depression in bipolar i
    Does topamax and lamictal work together as a first line defense for depression with bipolar illness? Or does geodon and focal in help keep the brain in balance? The meds need to stop anxiety too. Without focal in it can not get out of bed in mornings. Morning I can tolerate lunch on I am struggli ...

  • I am prescribed methadone and lamictal. at my peak, i nod a little. is this normal?
    I began taking Methadone during my pregnancy per Drs order. I was only on Vicodine, Ambien, Seraquil and Lexapro and stopped immediately after the positive pregnancy result. I have never experienced the nod before. I hate it. Am I the only 1? I'm only on 55mgs of Methadone and 25mgs of Lamictal.

  • Phentermine topamax and depo provera
    I'm am wondering if th phentermine, the topamax (25 mg x2 a day ) will interfer will the depo provera?

More questions for: Lamotrigine, Renal failure

You may be interested at these reviews (Write a review):

  • Lamictal and eyes being gooey.
    While taking this medication, I experienced eye goo, sometimes stringing across my eye. Occasionally it would dry overnight and becoming crusty. I took this medication for over a year and the doctor kept prescribing me medication for conjunctivitis. When I finally stopped taking this medication, ...

  • Lamotrigine and indigestion
    I started taking Lamotrigine about a month or two ago. I think it has alleviated my depression somewhat but it has also been causing me pretty severe gastric and intestinal problems. I wake up every morning with indigestion/ and pressure in my stomach, I also have constipation I have gone several da ...

  • Severe night sweats and hot flashes with cymbalta?
    I am 24 years old and I have been having severe night sweats for about the last 2 and a half years. I have been on Cymbalta for about 4 and a half years. These night sweats are so severe that I typically wake up 2-4 times a night drenched in sweat where I have to change the sheets, get a new blanket ...

  • Hit and miss sleep with dextroamphetamine
    Started drug 2 months ago and have seen an improvement in my focus. Ziprosidone for my depression causes me to get dead tired by 7 pm. Once I started taking Dextroamphetamine I started having insomnia 2 times a week. I think I would rather sleep early than stay up all night and then try and stay a ...

  • My ex-boyfriend's effexor effects
    In my fifth year of living with my ex-boyfriend, he began taking Effexor and soon developed urinary incontinence, kidney failure and nightmares or night terrors so severe that he frequently screamed for prolonged periods, flailed and threw punches in his sleep. Upon ceasing to take Effexor, his sle ...

  • Seizure disorder med problems
    Velafaxine 150 mg. 1 per day. In process of switching from Topiramate 50 mg. 1 pill in morning & one at night (going off of this because of kidney stones) Was on this medication approximately 10 years. Lamotrigine 2 25mg pills in morning and 2 - 25 mg. pills at night. On the 3rd day of ...

  • Eczema and birth control-microgestin
    I started getting eczema over the last year and recently decided it may be from the birth control as well, which I started taking @ 2 months before I got the eczema and skin started breaking out...weight gain, etc. I am on singulair, westcort cream, moisture/kenalog, exederm cream, cerevue wash, cet ...

  • Latuda stoped hypoglcymia
    I have hypoglycemia and have had to be carefull of my sugar intake. Started taking Latuda and now i can eat sugar like most people do

  • Health issues and struggles
    I have numerous health issues. Some I've lived with not realizing they were there. Others are caused by meds I've taken in the past or am still using now. Lupus is the most recent and biggest trouble I have right now. It is caused by the one drug that finally gave me control of my seizures Some o ...

  • Fibromyalgia & related health issues
    Fibromyalgia dx after pregnancy of only child at 42/other dx followed and seem to be in conjunction. heart issues did not appear until after the use of fibro meds- cymbalta, lyrica, neurontin, and more. had 1 seizure believed to be related to seretonin syndrome/years and years of mistreatment by doc ...

More reviews for: Lamotrigine, Renal failure

On eHealthMe, Lamotrigine (lamotrigine) is often used for bipolar disorder. Find out below the conditions Lamotrigine is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is Lamotrigine used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Could it be a symptom from a condition:

Drugs in real world that are associated with:

Could your condition cause it?

Related drug studies for: Lamotrigine, Renal failure

Recent Lamotrigine related drug comparison:

More related comparison studies for: Lamotrigine, Renal failure

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.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

44 million health professionals and patients have studied on eHealthMe. Recent studies:

- Miralax for a 63-year old woman who has Constipation (3 minutes ago)

- Lyrica for a 36-year old woman who has Fibromyalgia (33 minutes ago)

- Lidocaine Hydrochloride 0.2% In Dextrose 5% for a 22-year old woman who has Pelvic Floor Muscle Weakness (39 minutes ago)

 

Recent mobile support groups

- Lamictal and Meningioma Benign

- Abilify

- Adderall and Neuropathy Peripheral

- Asthma and Lewy Body Dementia

- Disturbance In Attention and Weight Gain

 

Recent user comments

- "The depression has been so severe I didn't know what ... " (3 minutes ago)

- "She has never had any behavior problems until 2 month ... " (5 hours ago)

- "I've taken oxybutynin for 20+ years. Some 10 years ag ... " (5 hours ago)

 

Recent searches

- Prostatitis
- Urethral Neoplasm
- Humulin U
- Csc
- Paroxetine Hydrochloride

   

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Testimonials - Contact us

 
© 2014 eHealthMe.com. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of eHealthMe.com's terms of service and privacy policy.