Lamotrigine and Anxiety - from FDA reports


Summary

Anxiety is found among people who take Lamotrigine, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lamictal, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Anxiety with Lamotrigine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 28,464 people who have side effects when taking Lamotrigine from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 23, 2017

28,464 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamotrigine.
Among them, 855 people (3.0%) have Anxiety


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lamotrigine cause Anxiety?

Time on Lamotrigine when people have Anxiety *:

  • < 1 month: 45.45 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.4 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.09 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.44 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.96 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.65 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Lamotrigine *:

  • female: 73.43 %
  • male: 26.57 %

Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Lamotrigine *:

  • 0-1: 1.52 %
  • 2-9: 2.13 %
  • 10-19: 9.73 %
  • 20-29: 14.74 %
  • 30-39: 20.06 %
  • 40-49: 20.36 %
  • 50-59: 17.63 %
  • 60+: 13.83 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (135 people, 15.79%)
  • Convulsion (47 people, 5.50%)
  • Pain (33 people, 3.86%)
  • Narcolepsy (33 people, 3.86%)
  • Seizures (31 people, 3.63%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lamictal (92 people, 10.76%)
  • Clonazepam (75 people, 8.77%)
  • Seroquel (59 people, 6.90%)
  • Xanax (51 people, 5.96%)
  • Xyrem (47 people, 5.50%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Depression (224 people, 26.20%)
  • Insomnia (155 people, 18.13%)
  • Fatigue (150 people, 17.54%)
  • Agitation (128 people, 14.97%)
  • Dizziness (105 people, 12.28%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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