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

We study 14,713 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.

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Lamotrigine

Lamotrigine (latest outcomes from 15,749 users) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Renal failure

Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) (latest reports from 433,093 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, multiple myeloma, pain.

On Sep, 22, 2014: 14,706 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamotrigine. Among them, 128 people (0.87%) 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 failure75.00%12.50%12.50%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Renal failure42.96%57.04%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Renal failure0.00%0.00%21.01%6.72%3.36%28.57%6.72%33.61%

Severity of Renal failure when taking Lamotrigine ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Renal failure ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Epilepsy (35 people, 27.34%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (17 people, 13.28%)
  3. Convulsion (16 people, 12.50%)
  4. Grand mal convulsion (10 people, 7.81%)
  5. Peritoneal dialysis (8 people, 6.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Phenytoin (26 people, 20.31%)
  2. Valproate sodium (21 people, 16.41%)
  3. Topiramate (18 people, 14.06%)
  4. Valproic acid (18 people, 14.06%)
  5. Zofran (15 people, 11.72%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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