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, 80 have Sleep disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleep disorder and more.
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Lamotrigine (latest outcomes from 15,744 users) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
Sleep disorder (latest reports from 137,070 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, 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.
Time on Lamotrigine when people have Sleep disorder * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Sleep disorder||38.46%||38.46%||7.69%||15.38%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Sleep disorder when taking Lamotrigine * :
|Sleep disorder||55.91%||44.09% |
Age of people who have Sleep disorder when taking Lamotrigine * :
|Sleep disorder||0.00%||5.88%||7.06%||17.65%||16.47%||28.24%||10.59%||14.12% |
Severity of Sleep disorder when taking Lamotrigine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sleep disorder||25.00%||0.00%||50.00%||25.00% |
How people recovered from Sleep disorder ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Sleep disorder||0.00%||50.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Epilepsy (17 people, 20.48%)
- Bipolar disorder (13 people, 15.66%)
- Depression (10 people, 12.05%)
- Sleep disorder (6 people, 7.23%)
- Convulsion (6 people, 7.23%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Clonazepam (13 people, 15.66%)
- Lamictal (12 people, 14.46%)
- Keppra (8 people, 9.64%)
- Zyprexa (6 people, 7.23%)
- Zolpidem (6 people, 7.23%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (4 months ago):
immediate sleep but awake in 1.5 hours. restless. Sleep again 4am - 7am
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Not taking meds for mental issues mental health has berm getting worse over the past few years and is now rapidly deteriorating
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On eHealthMe, Lamotrigine (lamotrigine) is often used for bipolar disorder. Find out below the conditions Lamotrigine is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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Sleep Disorder is also known as: Sleep - Too Much, Sleep Disorder Due To A General Medical Condition, Sleep Disorder Due To General Medical Condition, Insomnia Type, Sleep Disorder Therapy, Sleep disorders, excessive sleepiness.
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