How effective is Lamictal Xr for Epilepsy ?

Summary

Overall ratings: 3.8/5
Long term ratings: 3.8/5

This is a reivew of how effective Lamictal xr (lamotrigine) is for Epilepsy and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe from 40 Lamictal xr users and is updated continuously.



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Healthcare data is obtained from a number of sources including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This information is aggregated and used to produce personalized reports that patients can reference.

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  • Side effects (including severity and how people recover from them)
  • Associated conditions or symptoms
  • Drug effectiveness
  • Demographic data regarding drug use

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on lamotrigine (the active ingredients of Lamictal xr) and Lamictal xr (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered.

What is Lamictal xr?

Lamictal xr has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Lamictal xr 1,303 users)

What is Epilepsy?

Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures) has been reported by people with epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 73,866 Epilepsy patients).

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.


On Mar, 21, 2019

40 people are studied for taking Lamictal xr in Epilepsy


Overall effectiveness (number of people)

Does Lamictal xr work for your Epilepsy (overall)?

Long term effectiveness (number of people)

Does Lamictal xr work for your Epilepsy (long term)?

Lamictal xr effectiveness for Epilepsy (number of people)

Overall:
  • not at all: 0
  • somewhat: 7
  • moderate: 7
  • high: 13
  • very high: 13
Long Term:
  • not at all: 0
  • somewhat: 6
  • moderate: 5
  • high: 12
  • very high: 10

Gender of people who take Lamictal xr for Epilepsy *

  • female: 60 %
  • male: 40 %

Age of people who take Lamictal xr for Epilepsy *

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 5 %
  • 10-19: 15 %
  • 20-29: 15 %
  • 30-39: 20 %
  • 40-49: 25 %
  • 50-59: 5 %
  • 60+: 15 %

Who finds Lamictal Xr more effective for Epilepsy?


Gender of people who take Lamictal xr for Epilepsy *

  • female: 61.54 %
  • male: 38.46 %

Age of people who take Lamictal xr for Epilepsy *

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 19.23 %
  • 20-29: 15.38 %
  • 30-39: 11.54 %
  • 40-49: 30.77 %
  • 50-59: 3.85 %
  • 60+: 19.23 %

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.


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