How effective is Lamictal for Depression ?


416 Lamictal users have rated its effectiveness for Depression.

Overall ratings: 3.2/5
Long term ratings: 3.5/5

This is a reivew of how effective Lamictal (lamotrigine) is for Depression and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.

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On Feb, 14, 2019

416 people are studied for taking Lamictal in Depression


Overall effectiveness (number of people)

Does Lamictal work for your Depression (overall)?

Long term effectiveness (number of people)

Does Lamictal work for your Depression (long term)?

Lamictal effectiveness for Depression (number of people)

Overall:
  • not at all: 19
  • somewhat: 84
  • moderate: 142
  • high: 122
  • very high: 49
Long Term:
  • not at all: 4
  • somewhat: 34
  • moderate: 87
  • high: 96
  • very high: 41

Gender of people who take Lamictal for Depression *

  • female: 78.61 %
  • male: 21.39 %

Age of people who take Lamictal for Depression *

  • 0-1: 0.24 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 3.12 %
  • 20-29: 15.87 %
  • 30-39: 21.63 %
  • 40-49: 25.96 %
  • 50-59: 23.8 %
  • 60+: 9.38 %

Who finds Lamictal more effective for Depression?


Gender of people who take Lamictal for Depression *

  • female: 83.63 %
  • male: 16.37 %

Age of people who take Lamictal for Depression *

  • 0-1: 0.58 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.75 %
  • 20-29: 14.62 %
  • 30-39: 25.73 %
  • 40-49: 28.07 %
  • 50-59: 22.81 %
  • 60+: 6.43 %

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Lamictal

Lamictal has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Lamictal 64,115 users)

Depression

Depression has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, quit smoking, high blood pressure (latest reports from 447,181 Depression patients).

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