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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 14,797 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 has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 15,841 Lamotrigine users)

Sleep disorder

Sleep disorder has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 42,529 Sleep disorder patients)

On Apr, 19, 2015: 14,797 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamotrigine. Among them, 83 people (0.56%) have Sleep Disorder.

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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