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Blood Pressure Abnormal, Hepatic Failure (7142076-7)
on Dec 01, 2010 Female from SOUTH AFRICA , 28 years of age, was treated with Lamictin. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Lamictin side effects: blood pressure abnormal, hepatic failure. Lamictin dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Abortion Induced (6719790-8)
Patient was taking Lamictin. Patient felt the following Lamictin side effects: abortion induced on May 05, 2010 from SOUTH AFRICA Additional patient health information: Female , 33 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • epilepsy
and. Lamictin dosage: 100mg Twice Per Day.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Urbanyl (clobazam)


Arthritis, Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis, Myositis (6550535-0)
Adverse event was reported on Jan 22, 2010 by a Female taking Lamictin (Dosage: 200mg Per Day) was diagnosed with
  • epilepsy
and. Location: SOUTH AFRICA , 50 years of age, weighting 147.7 lb, After Lamictin was administered, patient encountered several Lamictin side effects: arthritis, leukocytoclastic vasculitis, myositis. Patient was hospitalized.

Chest Discomfort, Dyspnoea, Pneumonia, Respiration Abnormal (6461103-3)
on Nov 25, 2009 Female from NORWAY , 37 years of age, was treated with Lamictin. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Lamictin side effects: chest discomfort, dyspnoea, pneumonia, respiration abnormal. Lamictin dosage: 300mg Per Day.
Associated medications used:
  • Cipralex
  • Guaifenesin
  • Lithium



Nightmare (6345924-3)
on Sep 01, 2009 Male from SOUTH AFRICA , weighting 110.2 lb, was diagnosed with
  • epilepsy
and was treated with Lamictin. Patient felt the following Lamictin side effects: nightmare. Lamictin dosage: 150mg Twice Per Day.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Trileptal
  • Ritalin


Balance Disorder, Loss Of Consciousness, Petit Mal Epilepsy, Vertigo (6249485-9)
Patient was taking Lamictin. After Lamictin was administered, patient encountered several Lamictin side effects: balance disorder, loss of consciousness, petit mal epilepsy, vertigo on Jun 18, 2009 from SOUTH AFRICA Additional patient health information: Female , 43 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • epilepsy
and. Lamictin dosage: 100mg Per Day.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Valproate Sodium


(6231522-9)
Adverse event was reported on Jun 10, 2009 by a Female taking Lamictin (Dosage: N/A) . Location: SOUTH AFRICA , 19 years of age, .

Aggression, Disturbance In Attention, Dry Mouth, Protrusion Tongue (6190403-X)
on May 11, 2009 Female from SOUTH AFRICA , child 8 years of age, was treated with Lamictin. Patient felt the following Lamictin side effects: aggression, disturbance in attention, dry mouth, protrusion tongue. Lamictin dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Topiramate


Eye Irritation, Oropharyngeal Pain, Pruritus, Stevens-johnson Syndrome (6165275-X)
on Apr 16, 2009 Female from SOUTH AFRICA , 25 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • bipolar disorder
and was treated with Lamictin. After Lamictin was administered, patient encountered several Lamictin side effects: eye irritation, oropharyngeal pain, pruritus, stevens-johnson syndrome. Lamictin dosage: 12.5mg Per Day.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Arcoxia
Patient was hospitalized.

Eye Irritation, Oropharyngeal Pain, Pruritus, Stevens-johnson Syndrome (6051581-6)
Patient was taking Lamictin. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Lamictin side effects: eye irritation, oropharyngeal pain, pruritus, stevens-johnson syndrome on Jan 19, 2009 from SOUTH AFRICA Additional patient health information: Female , 25 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • bipolar disorder
and. Lamictin dosage: 12.5mg Per Day.
Associated medications used:
  • Arcoxia
Patient was hospitalized.

Balance Disorder, Loss Of Consciousness, Petit Mal Epilepsy, Vertigo (5993963-4)
Adverse event was reported on Sep 05, 2008 by a Female taking Lamictin (Dosage: 100mg Per Day) was diagnosed with
  • epilepsy
and. Location: SOUTH AFRICA , 43 years of age, Patient felt the following Lamictin side effects: balance disorder, loss of consciousness, petit mal epilepsy, vertigo.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Valproate Sodium


Aphasia, Drooling, Eczema, Ill-defined Disorder, Nausea, Swelling Face, Swollen Tongue, Tongue Disorder, Vomiting (5928080-2)
on Oct 22, 2008 Male from SOUTH AFRICA , child 9 years of age, was treated with Lamictin. After Lamictin was administered, patient encountered several Lamictin side effects: aphasia, drooling, eczema, ill-defined disorder, nausea, swelling face, swollen tongue, tongue disorder, vomiting. Lamictin dosage: 75mg Twice Per Day.

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Reported deaths: 2

Reported hospitalizations: 4

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