A study for a 48 year old man who takes Lamictal - from FDA reports


3,560 males aged 48 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 48 year old male patient who has Depression. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.



On Apr, 16, 2018

3,560 males aged 48 (±5) who take Lamictal are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Lamictal for a 48-year old man.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 48
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: Depression
  • Drugs taken:
    • Lamictal (lamotrigine)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Mouth Sores(mouth ulcer due to irritation or teeth bite): 0 (0% of males aged 48 (±5) who take the drug)

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Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  • Rashes (redness)
  • Fever
  • Drug eruption (adverse drug reaction of the skin)
  • Erythema multiforme (a type of hypersensitivity reaction)
  • Itching
  • Rash maculo-papular (red area on the skin that is covered with small confluent bumps)
  • Eosinophilia (eosinophil count in the peripheral blood exceeds)
  • Chills (felling of cold)
  • Generalised erythema (redness of the skin all over the body)
  • Hepatic function abnormal
1 - 6 months:
  • Rashes (redness)
  • Fever
  • Drug rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (adverse drug reactions with rash)
  • Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  • Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  • Headache (pain in head)
  • Itching
  • Drug eruption (adverse drug reaction of the skin)
  • Oropharyngeal pain
  • Erythema multiforme (a type of hypersensitivity reaction)
6 - 12 months:
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Headache (pain in head)
  • Drug ineffective
  • Cuts and puncture wounds
  • Rashes (redness)
  • Self injurious behavior
  • Transaminases increased
  • Dizziness
  • High blood pressure
  • Subarachnoid haemorrhage (blood leaks into the space between two membranes that surround the brain)
1 - 2 years:
  • Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
  • Death
  • Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  • Rashes (redness)
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Enzyme abnormality
  • Blood creatine increased
  • Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (a rare blood disorder characterized by clotting in small blood vessels of the body)
  • Aspiration
2 - 5 years:
  • Ventricular fibrillation (abnormally irregular heart rhythm)
  • Electrocardiogram qt prolonged
  • Cardiac arrest
  • Memory loss
  • Rashes (redness)
  • Erection problems
  • Petit mal epilepsy (absence seizure)
  • Erythema multiforme (a type of hypersensitivity reaction)
  • Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
  • Chest pain
5 - 10 years:
  • Diarrhea
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe)
  • Drowsiness
  • Itching
  • Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  • Fever
  • Rash pruritic (redness with itching)
  • Influenza like illness
  • Gastrointestinal disorder (functional problems of gastrointestinal tract)
  • Death
10+ years:
  • Hot flush (sudden feelings of heat)
  • High blood pressure
  • Constipation
  • Renal impairment (severely reduced kidney function)
  • Night sweats (sweating in night)
  • Balance disorder
  • Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  • Feeling hot
  • Irritability
  • Cognitive disorder (mental health disorders affects learning, memory, perception, and problem solving)
not specified:
  • Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
  • Rashes (redness)
  • Dizziness
  • Drug ineffective
  • Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  • Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  • Headache (pain in head)
  • Stress and anxiety
  • Drowsiness
  • Fever

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body): 158 people, 4.44%
  • Stress And Anxiety : 131 people, 3.68%
  • Schizophrenia (a mental disorder characterized by a breakdown of thought processes): 125 people, 3.51%
  • Insomnia (sleeplessness): 109 people, 3.06%
  • High Blood Pressure : 99 people, 2.78%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (292 people, 8.20%)
  • Clonazepam (192 people, 5.39%)
  • Abilify (181 people, 5.08%)
  • Keppra (179 people, 5.03%)
  • Klonopin (152 people, 4.27%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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What are the symtoms?

  • Mouth sores (mouth ulcer due to irritation or teeth bite) has been reported by people with tooth abscess, sinusitis - chronic, lung cancer - non-small cell, panic disorder, tmj disorders (latest reports from 176 Mouth sores patients).

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