Lamotrigine and Weight gain - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain is found among people who take Lamotrigine, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Clonazepam, and have Bipolar disorder . We study 25,503 people who have side effects while taking Lamotrigine from FDA. Among them, 373 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Lamotrigine

Lamotrigine has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Lamotrigine 27,791 users)

Weight Gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, bipolar disorder (latest reports from 118,286 Weight gain patients).

On Feb, 02, 2017

25,503 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamotrigine.
Among them, 373 people (1.46%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lamotrigine cause Weight gain?

Time on Lamotrigine when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 41.18 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.53 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 17.65 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.76 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 5.88 %

Gender of people who have Weight Gain when taking Lamotrigine *:

  • female: 74 %
  • male: 26 %

Age of people who have Weight Gain when taking Lamotrigine *:

  • 0-1: 0.74 %
  • 2-9: 2.21 %
  • 10-19: 12.87 %
  • 20-29: 13.97 %
  • 30-39: 18.38 %
  • 40-49: 25.37 %
  • 50-59: 15.81 %
  • 60+: 10.66 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (77 people, 20.64%)
  • Depression (43 people, 11.53%)
  • Epilepsy (38 people, 10.19%)
  • Affective Disorder (20 people, 5.36%)
  • Schizophrenia (18 people, 4.83%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Clonazepam (52 people, 13.94%)
  • Abilify (41 people, 10.99%)
  • Seroquel (38 people, 10.19%)
  • Zyprexa (25 people, 6.70%)
  • Lithium Carbonate (23 people, 6.17%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Depression (54 people, 14.48%)
  • Drowsiness (52 people, 13.94%)
  • Fatigue (51 people, 13.67%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (45 people, 12.06%)
  • Dizziness (41 people, 10.99%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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