Review: could Lamotrigine cause Sleep Disorder?


Summary

Sleep disorder is found among people who take Lamotrigine, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Clonazepam, and have Epilepsy . We study 18,265 people who have side effects while taking Lamotrigine from FDA and social media. Among them, 98 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 epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Lamotrigine 18,891 users)

Sleep Disorder

Sleep disorder has been reported by people with pain, drug ineffective, nausea, insomnia, fatigue (latest reports from 42,671 Sleep disorder patients).

On Aug, 22, 2016

18,265 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamotrigine.
Among them, 98 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: 31.25 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 43.75 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.5 %
  • 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: 56.38 %
  • male: 43.62 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 5.81 %
  • 10-19: 5.81 %
  • 20-29: 15.12 %
  • 30-39: 15.12 %
  • 40-49: 29.07 %
  • 50-59: 10.47 %
  • 60+: 18.6 %

Severity if Sleep Disorder when taking Lamotrigine **:

  • least: 25 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 25 %

How people recovered from Sleep Disorder **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 50 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Epilepsy (19 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (14 people)
  • Depression (13 people)
  • Convulsion (12 people)
  • Osteoporosis (5 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lamictal (11 people)
  • Clonazepam (11 people)
  • Seroquel (8 people)
  • Keppra (8 people)
  • Aspirin (7 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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