Who have Basal ganglia infarction with Lamictal - from FDA reports

Basal ganglia infarction is reported only by a few people who take Lamictal. We study 57,544 people who have side effects while taking Lamictal from FDA. Among them, 4 have Basal ganglia infarction. Find out below who they are, when they have Basal ganglia infarction and more.

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On Feb, 10, 2019

57,544 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 4 people (0.01%) have Basal ganglia infarction

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lamictal cause Basal ganglia infarction?

Time on Lamictal when people have Basal ganglia infarction *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 100 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Basal ganglia infarction when taking Lamictal *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Basal ganglia infarction when taking Lamictal *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 4 people, 100.00%
  2. Osteopenia (a condition where bone mineral density is lower than normal): 4 people, 100.00%
  3. Muscle Strain (an injury to a muscle in which the muscle fibres tear): 4 people, 100.00%
  4. Ovarian Cancer Stage Iv: 1 person, 25.00%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Premarin: 4 people, 100.00%
  2. Orudis: 4 people, 100.00%
  3. Fosamax: 4 people, 100.00%
  4. Alendronate Sodium: 4 people, 100.00%
  5. Isovue-300: 1 person, 25.00%
  6. Coumadin: 1 person, 25.00%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Vaginismus (painful spasmodic contraction of the vagina): 4 people, 100.00%
  2. Fractured Sacrum: 4 people, 100.00%
  3. Cystocele (condition that occurs when the tough fibrous wall between a woman's bladder and her vagina is torn by childbirth): 4 people, 100.00%
  4. Depression: 4 people, 100.00%
  5. Ecchymosis (a discoloration of the skin resulting from bleeding underneath): 4 people, 100.00%
  6. Facet Joint Syndrome (problem with movement of the facet joints of the spine): 4 people, 100.00%
  7. Fall: 4 people, 100.00%
  8. Femur Fracture: 4 people, 100.00%
  9. Head Injury: 4 people, 100.00%
  10. Low Turnover Osteopathy (slow removal of old bone and its replacement by new bone): 4 people, 100.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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