Lamotrigine and Sleep disorder - from FDA reports


Summary

Sleep disorder is found among people who take Lamotrigine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lamictal, and have Epilepsy . We study 25,503 people who have side effects while taking Lamotrigine from FDA. Among them, 137 have Sleep disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleep disorder and more.

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Lamotrigine

Lamotrigine has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Lamotrigine 27,798 users)

Sleep Disorder

Sleep disorder has been reported by people with depression, pain, osteoporosis, quit smoking, high blood pressure (latest reports from 66,041 Sleep disorder patients).

On Feb, 08, 2017

25,503 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamotrigine.
Among them, 137 people (0.54%) have Sleep Disorder


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lamotrigine cause Sleep disorder?

Time on Lamotrigine when people have Sleep Disorder *:

  • < 1 month: 28 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 48 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Sleep Disorder when taking Lamotrigine *:

  • female: 61.72 %
  • male: 38.28 %

Age of people who have Sleep Disorder when taking Lamotrigine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 6.96 %
  • 10-19: 6.96 %
  • 20-29: 15.65 %
  • 30-39: 10.43 %
  • 40-49: 20.87 %
  • 50-59: 15.65 %
  • 60+: 23.48 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Epilepsy (27 people, 19.71%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (23 people, 16.79%)
  • Depression (18 people, 13.14%)
  • Convulsion (12 people, 8.76%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (7 people, 5.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lamictal (22 people, 16.06%)
  • Keppra (16 people, 11.68%)
  • Seroquel (12 people, 8.76%)
  • Clonazepam (11 people, 8.03%)
  • Aspirin (7 people, 5.11%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Convulsion (23 people, 16.79%)
  • Headache (20 people, 14.60%)
  • Feeling Abnormal (19 people, 13.87%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (18 people, 13.14%)
  • Drug Ineffective (18 people, 13.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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