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Review: could Lamotrigine cause Sleep disorder?

We study 14,706 people who have side effects while taking Lamotrigine from FDA and social media. Among them, 83 have Sleep disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleep disorder and more.

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Lamotrigine

Lamotrigine (latest outcomes from 15,738 users) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Sleep disorder

Sleep disorder (latest reports from 137,434 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain.

On Aug, 22, 2014: 14,704 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamotrigine. Among them, 83 people (0.56%) have Sleep Disorder. They amount to 0.06% of all the 137,024 people who have Sleep Disorder on eHealthMe.

Trend of Sleep disorder in Lamotrigine reports

Time on Lamotrigine when people have Sleep disorder * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sleep disorder38.46%38.46%7.69%15.38%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Sleep disorder55.91%44.09%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sleep disorder0.00%5.88%7.06%17.65%16.47%28.24%10.59%14.12%

Severity of Sleep disorder when taking Lamotrigine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sleep disorder25.00%0.00%50.00%25.00%

How people recovered from Sleep disorder ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Sleep disorder0.00%50.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Epilepsy (17 people, 20.48%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (13 people, 15.66%)
  3. Depression (10 people, 12.05%)
  4. Sleep disorder (6 people, 7.23%)
  5. Convulsion (6 people, 7.23%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Clonazepam (13 people, 15.66%)
  2. Lamictal (12 people, 14.46%)
  3. Keppra (8 people, 9.64%)
  4. Zyprexa (6 people, 7.23%)
  5. Zolpidem (6 people, 7.23%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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