Lamotrigine and Primary intestinal pseudo-obstruction - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data

Summary:

Primary intestinal pseudo-obstruction is found among people who take Lamotrigine, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Lamotrigine and have Primary intestinal pseudo-obstruction. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 61,601 people who have side effects when taking Lamotrigine from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.



On Nov, 30, 2022

61,601 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamotrigine.
Among them, 8 people (0.01%) have Primary intestinal pseudo-obstruction.


What is Lamotrigine?

Lamotrigine has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. eHealthMe is studying from 65,013 Lamotrigine users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Primary intestinal pseudo-obstruction?

Primary intestinal pseudo-obstruction (symptoms of intestinal blockage without any physical signs of a blockage) is found to be associated with 545 drugs and 439 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Lamotrigine and Primary intestinal pseudo-obstruction reports submitted per year:

Could Lamotrigine cause Primary intestinal pseudo-obstruction?

Gender of people who have Primary intestinal pseudo-obstruction when taking Lamotrigine *:

  • female: 37.5 %
  • male: 62.5 %

Age of people who have Primary intestinal pseudo-obstruction when taking Lamotrigine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 28.57 %
  • 40-49: 42.86 %
  • 50-59: 28.57 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Common drugs people take besides Lamotrigine *:

  1. Lioresal: 2 people, 25.00%
  2. Morphine: 2 people, 25.00%
  3. Clobazam: 2 people, 25.00%
  4. Amlodipine: 2 people, 25.00%
  5. Tamsulosin: 2 people, 25.00%
  6. Primidone: 1 person, 12.50%
  7. Paracetamol: 1 person, 12.50%
  8. Stelara: 1 person, 12.50%
  9. Lyrica: 1 person, 12.50%
  10. Topiramate: 1 person, 12.50%

Common side effects people have besides Primary intestinal pseudo-obstruction *:

  1. Intestinal Obstruction: 3 people, 37.50%
  2. Sinus Tachycardia (a heart rhythm with elevated rate of impulses originating from the sinoatrial node): 2 people, 25.00%
  3. Mallory-Weiss Syndrome (gastro-oesophageal laceration syndrome refers to bleeding from tears): 2 people, 25.00%
  4. Atelectasis (partial or complete collapse of the lung): 2 people, 25.00%
  5. Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation): 2 people, 25.00%
  6. Shunt Malfunction: 2 people, 25.00%
  7. Gastrostomy Failure (failure of surgically made opening in stomach): 2 people, 25.00%
  8. Muscle Spasticity (tight or stiff muscles and an inability to control those muscles): 2 people, 25.00%
  9. Pneumonia Aspiration (bronchopneumonia that develops due to the entrance of foreign materials into the bronchial tree): 2 people, 25.00%
  10. Seizures (abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain): 2 people, 25.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin): 2 people, 25.00%
  2. Seizures (abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain): 1 person, 12.50%
  3. Schizophrenia (a mental disorder characterized by a breakdown of thought processes): 1 person, 12.50%
  4. Psychotic Disorder: 1 person, 12.50%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Lamotrigine and have Primary intestinal pseudo-obstruction?

Check whether Primary intestinal pseudo-obstruction is associated with a drug or a condition

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.



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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on lamotrigine (the active ingredients of Lamotrigine) and Lamotrigine (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

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