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Review: could Lamotrigine cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?

We study 14,735 people who have side effects while taking Lamotrigine from FDA and social media. Among them, 206 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Lamotrigine

Lamotrigine (latest outcomes from 15,767 users) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Weight gain

Weight gain (latest reports from 528,152 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Oct, 29, 2014: 14,713 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamotrigine. Among them, 206 people (1.40%) have Weight Gain.

Trend of Weight gain in Lamotrigine reports

Time on Lamotrigine when people have Weight gain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain12.82%5.13%20.51%17.95%25.64%15.38%2.56%

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

FemaleMale
Weight gain75.58%24.42%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.00%2.19%9.29%18.58%27.32%26.78%10.93%4.92%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Lamotrigine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain0.00%66.67%20.83%12.50%

How people recovered from Weight gain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Weight gain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (47 people, 22.82%)
  2. Depression (24 people, 11.65%)
  3. Epilepsy (23 people, 11.17%)
  4. Convulsion (16 people, 7.77%)
  5. Schizophrenia (14 people, 6.80%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Clonazepam (49 people, 23.79%)
  2. Seroquel (33 people, 16.02%)
  3. Lithium carbonate (27 people, 13.11%)
  4. Zyprexa (25 people, 12.14%)
  5. Olanzapine (20 people, 9.71%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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