Lamotrigine and Menorrhagia - from FDA reports
Menorrhagia is found among people who take Lamotrigine, especially for people who are 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lamictal, and have Birth control. This review analyzes which people have Menorrhagia 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 Oct, 27, 2017
28,464 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamotrigine.
Among them, 59 people (0.21%) have Menorrhagia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lamotrigine when people have Menorrhagia *:
- < 1 month: 100 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Age of people who have Menorrhagia when taking Lamotrigine *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 8.33 %
- 20-29: 37.5 %
- 30-39: 29.17 %
- 40-49: 20.83 %
- 50-59: 4.17 %
- 60+: 0.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Birth Control (15 people, 25.42%)
- Metastases To Bone (11 people, 18.64%)
- Bipolar I Disorder (11 people, 18.64%)
- Breast Cancer (10 people, 16.95%)
- Depression (5 people, 8.47%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Ondansetron (12 people, 20.34%)
- Lisinopril (12 people, 20.34%)
- Lamictal (12 people, 20.34%)
- Oxycontin (11 people, 18.64%)
- Acetaminophen (11 people, 18.64%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea And Vomiting (18 people, 30.51%)
- Hypokalemia (18 people, 30.51%)
- Abdominal Pain (18 people, 30.51%)
- Fall (17 people, 28.81%)
- Pain (15 people, 25.42%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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