Lamotrigine and Weight gain - from FDA reports
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 Depression. This review analyzes which people have Weight gain with Lamotrigine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 28,464 people who have side effects when taking Lamotrigine from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 22, 2017
28,464 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamotrigine.
Among them, 409 people (1.44%) have Weight gain
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lamotrigine when people have Weight gain *:
- < 1 month: 44.44 %
- 1 - 6 months: 22.22 %
- 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
- 1 - 2 years: 11.11 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 5.56 %
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Lamotrigine *:
- female: 73.63 %
- male: 26.37 %
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Lamotrigine *:
- 0-1: 0.67 %
- 2-9: 2.02 %
- 10-19: 14.81 %
- 20-29: 13.8 %
- 30-39: 17.17 %
- 40-49: 23.91 %
- 50-59: 16.16 %
- 60+: 11.45 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (51 people, 12.47%)
- Stress And Anxiety (23 people, 5.62%)
- Affective Disorder (22 people, 5.38%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (19 people, 4.65%)
- Schizophrenia (18 people, 4.40%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Clonazepam (52 people, 12.71%)
- Abilify (43 people, 10.51%)
- Seroquel (41 people, 10.02%)
- Zyprexa (26 people, 6.36%)
- Olanzapine (23 people, 5.62%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Depression (58 people, 14.18%)
- Fatigue (55 people, 13.45%)
- Drowsiness (55 people, 13.45%)
- Stress And Anxiety (49 people, 11.98%)
- Dizziness (44 people, 10.76%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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