Duloxetine hydrochloride vs. Lamictal

Summary

We compare the side effects and drug effectiveness of Duloxetine hydrochloride and Lamictal. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 231,886 people who take Duloxetine hydrochloride and Lamictal, and is updated regularly.



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How we gather our data?

Healthcare data is obtained from a number of sources including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This information is aggregated and used to produce personalized reports that patients can reference.

The information that eHealthMe collects includes:

  • Side effects (including severity and how people recover from them)
  • Associated conditions or symptoms
  • Drug effectiveness
  • Demographic data regarding drug use

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on duloxetine hydrochloride and lamotrigine (the active ingredients of Duloxetine hydrochloride and Lamictal, respectively). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs or brand names) are also considered.

What is Duloxetine hydrochloride?

Duloxetine hydrochloride has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Duloxetine hydrochloride 5,839 users)

What is Lamictal?

Lamictal has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Lamictal 64,115 users)

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.


On Mar, 02, 2019

231,886 people who take Duloxetine hydrochloride and Lamictal are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Duloxetine hydrochloride vs Lamictal drug comparison reports.

Drugs in this study:

  • Duloxetine Hydrochloride (duloxetine hydrochloride)
  • Lamictal (lamotrigine)

Most common side effects:

Duloxetine Hydrochloride:
  1. Rash
  2. Drug Ineffective
  3. Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
  4. Pyrexia (fever)
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  6. Headache (pain in head)
  7. Dizziness
  8. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  9. Vomiting
  10. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
Lamictal:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Dizziness
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  4. Headache (pain in head)
  5. Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  6. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  7. Pain
  8. Drug Ineffective
  9. Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
  10. Diarrhoea

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

Duloxetine Hydrochloride:
  1. Rash
  2. Drug Ineffective
  3. Dizziness
  4. Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
  5. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  6. Headache (pain in head)
  7. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  8. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  9. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  10. Pain
Lamictal:
  1. Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  2. Dizziness
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
  5. Headache (pain in head)
  6. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  7. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  8. Suicidal Ideation
  9. Irritability
  10. Hyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating)

Drug effectiveness:

Duloxetine Hydrochloride:
  • not at all: 3.49 %
  • somewhat: 18.11 %
  • moderate: 30.62 %
  • high: 31.02 %
  • very high: 16.76 %
Lamictal:
  • not at all: 5.38 %
  • somewhat: 25.17 %
  • moderate: 36.23 %
  • high: 24.7 %
  • very high: 8.51 %

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