Lamictal and Osteoporosis - from FDA reports
Osteoporosis is found among people who take Lamictal, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Prevacid, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Osteoporosis 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, 20, 2017
51,830 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamictal.
Among them, 128 people (0.25%) have Osteoporosis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lamictal when people have Osteoporosis *:
- < 1 month: 50.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 16.67 %
- 10+ years: 16.67 %
Gender of people who have Osteoporosis when taking Lamictal *:
- female: 75.42 %
- male: 24.58 %
Age of people who have Osteoporosis when taking Lamictal *:
- 0-1: 2.17 %
- 2-9: 7.61 %
- 10-19: 2.17 %
- 20-29: 6.52 %
- 30-39: 5.43 %
- 40-49: 17.39 %
- 50-59: 35.87 %
- 60+: 22.83 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (27 people, 21.09%)
- Convulsion (21 people, 16.41%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (13 people, 10.16%)
- Depression (13 people, 10.16%)
- Restless Leg Syndrome (11 people, 8.59%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Prevacid (33 people, 25.78%)
- Lyrica (28 people, 21.88%)
- Keppra (26 people, 20.31%)
- Flexeril (26 people, 20.31%)
- Xanax (24 people, 18.75%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Arthritis (36 people, 28.12%)
- Stress And Anxiety (31 people, 24.22%)
- Depression (31 people, 24.22%)
- Back Pain (31 people, 24.22%)
- Dizziness (30 people, 23.44%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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