A study for a 29 year old man who takes Lamictal - from FDA reports


3,122 males aged 29 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 29 year old male patient who has Bipolar. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Jan, 10, 2019

3,122 males aged 29 (±5) who take Lamictal are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Lamictal for a 29-year old man.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 29
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: Bipolar
  • Drugs taken:
    • Lamictal (lamotrigine)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Rashes (redness)
  2. Fever
  3. Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
  4. Blood lactate dehydrogenase increased
  5. Drug rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (adverse drug reactions with rash)
  6. White blood cell count increased
  7. Liver disorder (liver diseases)
  8. Hypersensitivity
  9. Blood alkaline phosphatase increased
  10. Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
1 - 6 months:
  1. Rashes (redness)
  2. Fever
  3. Erythema multiforme (a type of hypersensitivity reaction)
  4. Headache (pain in head)
  5. Lymph follicular hypertrophy (an increase in the size of the lymph node follicles)
  6. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  7. Nausea and vomiting
  8. Stress and anxiety
  9. Rash erythematous (redness of the skin)
  10. Abdominal pain
6 - 12 months:
  1. Rashes (redness)
  2. Erythema multiforme (a type of hypersensitivity reaction)
  3. Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  4. Feeling abnormal
  5. Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  6. Death
  7. Fever
  8. Conjunctivitis (pink eye)
  9. Trichiasis (a medical term for abnormally positioned eyelashes that grow back toward the eye, touching the cornea or conjunctiva)
  10. Keratitis (eye's cornea, the front part of the eye, becomes inflamed)
1 - 2 years:
  1. Rashes (redness)
  2. Dizziness
  3. Anticonvulsant drug level increased
  4. Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
  5. Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  6. Depression
  7. Erythema multiforme (a type of hypersensitivity reaction)
  8. Dermatitis (inflammation of the skin resulting from direct irritation by an external agent or an allergic reaction to it)
  9. Blood lactate dehydrogenase increased
  10. Folliculitis (infection of hair root)
2 - 5 years:
  1. Depression
  2. Ill-defined disorder
  3. Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
  4. Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
  5. Bipolar i disorder (mood disorder that is characterized by at least one manic or mixed episode)
  6. Drowsiness
  7. Oligodendroglioma (a type of glioma that are believed to originate from the oligodendrocytes of the brain or from a glial precursor cell)
  8. Stress and anxiety
  9. Hepatic enzyme increased
  10. Infertility male
5 - 10 years:
  1. Myocarditis (inflammation of heart muscle myocardium)
  2. Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)
  3. Drug ineffective
  4. Blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  5. Enlarged heart
  6. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  7. C-reactive protein increased
  8. Ejection fraction decreased (systolic heart failure)
  9. Breathing difficulty
  10. Troponin increased
10+ years:
  1. Jaw fracture
  2. Fall
  3. Weight increased
  4. Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  5. Sudden unexplained death in epilepsy
  6. Death
  7. Drop attacks (sudden spontaneous falls while standing or walking)
  8. Cardiac disorder
  9. Grand mal convulsion (a type of generalized seizure that affects the entire brain)
  10. Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
not specified:
  1. Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
  2. Drug ineffective
  3. Rashes (redness)
  4. Seizures (abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain)
  5. Drowsiness
  6. Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  7. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  8. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
  9. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  10. Nausea and vomiting

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Depression : 184 people, 5.89%
  2. Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body): 133 people, 4.26%
  3. Schizophrenia (a mental disorder characterized by a breakdown of thought processes): 121 people, 3.88%
  4. Seizures (abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain): 120 people, 3.84%
  5. Stress And Anxiety : 100 people, 3.20%
  6. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 62 people, 1.99%
  7. Psychotic Disorder : 60 people, 1.92%
  8. Affective Disorder (mental disorder): 60 people, 1.92%
  9. Bipolar I Disorder (mood disorder that is characterized by at least one manic or mixed episode): 52 people, 1.67%
  10. Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally): 51 people, 1.63%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Keppra (198 people, 6.34%)
  2. Seroquel (181 people, 5.80%)
  3. Abilify (132 people, 4.23%)
  4. Clonazepam (122 people, 3.91%)
  5. Depakote (114 people, 3.65%)
  6. Zyprexa (110 people, 3.52%)
  7. Klonopin (104 people, 3.33%)
  8. Lexapro (103 people, 3.30%)
  9. Topamax (98 people, 3.14%)
  10. Tegretol (81 people, 2.59%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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