Review: could Lamotrigine cause Renal failure (Acute kidney failure)?
Summary: 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 14,783 people who have side effects while taking Lamotrigine from FDA and social media. Among them, 129 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 15,824 Lamotrigine users)
Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, multiple myeloma, pain. (latest reports from 72,151 Renal failure patients)
On Jan, 6, 2015: 14,769 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamotrigine. Among them, 129 people (0.87%) have Renal Failure.
Time on Lamotrigine when people have Renal failure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Renal failure||66.67%||11.11%||22.22%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Renal failure when taking Lamotrigine * :
|Renal failure||43.36%||56.64% |
Age of people who have Renal failure when taking Lamotrigine * :
|Renal failure||0.00%||0.00%||20.83%||6.67%||3.33%||28.33%||6.67%||34.17% |
Severity of Renal failure when taking Lamotrigine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Renal failure||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Renal failure ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Renal failure||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Epilepsy (35 people, 27.13%)
- Bipolar disorder (17 people, 13.18%)
- Convulsion (16 people, 12.40%)
- Grand mal convulsion (10 people, 7.75%)
- Peritoneal dialysis (8 people, 6.20%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Phenytoin (26 people, 20.16%)
- Valproate sodium (21 people, 16.28%)
- Valproic acid (18 people, 13.95%)
- Topiramate (18 people, 13.95%)
- Zofran (15 people, 11.63%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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