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Lamictin Side Effects

Report Lamictin Side Effects

If you experienced any harmful or unwanted effects of Lamictin, please share your experience. This could help to raise awareness about Lamictin side effects, identify uknown risks and inform health professionals and patients taking Lamictin.

Examples: headache, dizziness


The most commonly reported Lamictin side effects are:
Weight Gain (61 reports)
Dizziness (28 reports)
Hair Loss (28 reports)
Skin Rash (23 reports)
Slurred Speech (18 reports)
Headache (16 reports)
Absence (15 reports)
Nausea (5 reports)
Extreme Tiredness (5 reports)

If you have experienced a side effect listed above, you can check a box to report it.


To view a complete list of submitted side effects, please follow the link Lamictin side effects . You can also compare Lamictin side effects or view FDA reports.

Lamictin Side Effects reported to FDA

The following Lamictin reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
The FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Lamictin on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has identified a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.

Convulsion, Pruritus, Psychomotor Hyperactivity, Decreased Appetite, Headache, Rash, Abdominal Pain Upper, Petit Mal Epilepsy
on Sep 18, 2013 Female from ZA , 13 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Lamictin. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Lamictin side effects: convulsion, pruritus, psychomotor hyperactivity, decreased appetite, headache, rash, abdominal pain upper, petit mal epilepsy. Lamictin dosage: N/A.

Suicidal Ideation, Acne
Patient was taking Lamictin. Patient felt the following Lamictin side effects: suicidal ideation, acne on Mar 28, 2013 from ZA Additional patient health information: Male , 17 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Lamictin dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:

Blood Pressure Abnormal, Hepatic Failure
Adverse event was reported on Dec 01, 2010 by a Female taking Lamictin (Dosage: N/A) . Location: SOUTH AFRICA , 28 years of age, After Lamictin was administered, patient encountered several Lamictin side effects: blood pressure abnormal, hepatic failure. Patient was hospitalized.

Abortion Induced
on May 05, 2010 Female from SOUTH AFRICA , 33 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Lamictin. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Lamictin side effects: abortion induced. Lamictin dosage: 100mg Twice Per Day.
Associated medications used:


Arthritis, Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis, Myositis
on Jan 22, 2010 Female from SOUTH AFRICA , 50 years of age, weighting 147.7 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Lamictin. Patient felt the following Lamictin side effects: arthritis, leukocytoclastic vasculitis, myositis. Lamictin dosage: 200mg Per Day. Patient was hospitalized.

Chest Discomfort, Dyspnoea, Pneumonia, Respiration Abnormal
Patient was taking Lamictin. After Lamictin was administered, patient encountered several Lamictin side effects: chest discomfort, dyspnoea, pneumonia, respiration abnormal on Nov 25, 2009 from NORWAY Additional patient health information: Female , 37 years of age, . Lamictin dosage: 300mg Per Day.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:

Nightmare
Adverse event was reported on Sep 01, 2009 by a Male taking Lamictin (Dosage: 150mg Twice Per Day) was diagnosed with and. Location: SOUTH AFRICA , weighting 110.2 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Lamictin side effects: nightmare.
Associated medications used:

Balance Disorder, Loss Of Consciousness, Petit Mal Epilepsy, Vertigo
on Jun 18, 2009 Female from SOUTH AFRICA , 43 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Lamictin. Patient felt the following Lamictin side effects: balance disorder, loss of consciousness, petit mal epilepsy, vertigo. Lamictin dosage: 100mg Per Day.
Multiple prescriptions taken:


on Jun 10, 2009 Female from SOUTH AFRICA , 19 years of age, was treated with Lamictin. . Lamictin dosage: N/A.

Aggression, Disturbance In Attention, Dry Mouth, Protrusion Tongue
Patient was taking Lamictin. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Lamictin side effects: aggression, disturbance in attention, dry mouth, protrusion tongue on May 11, 2009 from SOUTH AFRICA Additional patient health information: Female , child 8 years of age, . Lamictin dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:

Eye Irritation, Oropharyngeal Pain, Pruritus, Stevens-johnson Syndrome
Adverse event was reported on Apr 16, 2009 by a Female taking Lamictin (Dosage: 12.5mg Per Day) was diagnosed with and. Location: SOUTH AFRICA , 25 years of age, Patient felt the following Lamictin side effects: eye irritation, oropharyngeal pain, pruritus, stevens-johnson syndrome.
Multiple prescriptions taken: Patient was hospitalized.

Eye Irritation, Oropharyngeal Pain, Pruritus, Stevens-johnson Syndrome
on Jan 19, 2009 Female from SOUTH AFRICA , 25 years of age, was diagnosed with 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: Patient was hospitalized.

Balance Disorder, Loss Of Consciousness, Petit Mal Epilepsy, Vertigo
on Sep 05, 2008 Female from SOUTH AFRICA , 43 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Lamictin. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Lamictin side effects: balance disorder, loss of consciousness, petit mal epilepsy, vertigo. Lamictin dosage: 100mg Per Day.
Associated medications used:

Aphasia, Drooling, Eczema, Ill-defined Disorder, Nausea, Swelling Face, Swollen Tongue, Tongue Disorder, Vomiting
Patient was taking Lamictin. Patient felt the following Lamictin side effects: aphasia, drooling, eczema, ill-defined disorder, nausea, swelling face, swollen tongue, tongue disorder, vomiting on Oct 22, 2008 from SOUTH AFRICA Additional patient health information: Male , child 9 years of age, . Lamictin dosage: 75mg Twice Per Day.

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Most drugs have a large list of nonsevere or mild adverse effects which do not rule out continued usage. These effects depend on individual sensitivity, and can include nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, malaise, vomiting, headache, dermatitis, dry mouth, etc. Check commonly reported side effects . These can be considered a form of pseudo-allergic reaction, as not all users experience these effects; many users experience none at all.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

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Side Effects reported to FDA: 14

Lamictin safety alerts: No

Reported deaths: 2

Reported hospitalizations: 4

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