Lamictal and Headache - from FDA reports


Summary

Headache is found among people who take Lamictal, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Klonopin, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Headache with Lamictal. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 51,830 people who have side effects when taking Lamictal from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 17, 2017

51,830 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 2,350 people (4.53%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lamictal cause Headache?

Time on Lamictal when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 54.37 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 29.85 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.85 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.16 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.1 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.94 %
  • 10+ years: 0.73 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Lamictal *:

  • female: 75.1 %
  • male: 24.9 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Lamictal *:

  • 0-1: 0.06 %
  • 2-9: 1.6 %
  • 10-19: 8.0 %
  • 20-29: 13.74 %
  • 30-39: 18.87 %
  • 40-49: 22.57 %
  • 50-59: 21.69 %
  • 60+: 13.47 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (332 people, 14.13%)
  • Convulsion (135 people, 5.74%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (109 people, 4.64%)
  • Pain (92 people, 3.91%)
  • Seizures (79 people, 3.36%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Klonopin (194 people, 8.26%)
  • Cymbalta (187 people, 7.96%)
  • Seroquel (182 people, 7.74%)
  • Keppra (159 people, 6.77%)
  • Synthroid (146 people, 6.21%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (587 people, 24.98%)
  • Dizziness (532 people, 22.64%)
  • Fatigue (435 people, 18.51%)
  • Rashes (359 people, 15.28%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (305 people, 12.98%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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