I have been taking lamictal... I have been taking lamictal for 2 yrs. I have been losing eye sight slowly. Especially this year. My eye dr said I am fine it maybe a medicine that I am taking. I think it's lamictal. Does anyone have a problem with this. My eyes feel cloudy like a film over my eyes. I can't see well at all. I have been having alot of sinus infections since jan 2012..I have always had problems but not this severe. I have no allergies. Help
3 Aug 2012
-Adverse reactions that occurred with a frequency of less than 5% and greater than 1% of patients receiving Lamictal and numerically more frequent than placebo were:
General: Fever, neck pain.
Metabolic and Nutritional: Weight gain, edema.
Musculoskeletal: Arthralgia, myalgia.
Nervous System: Amnesia, depression, agitation, emotional lability, dyspraxia, abnormal thoughts, dream abnormality, hypoesthesia.
Urogenital: Urinary frequency.
-Adverse reactions that occurred with a frequency of less than 5% and greater than 2% of patients receiving Lamictal and numerically more frequent than placebo were:
Body as a Whole: Asthenia, fever.
Digestive: Anorexia, dry mouth, rectal hemorrhage, peptic ulcer.
Metabolic and Nutritional: Peripheral edema.
Nervous System: Amnesia, ataxia, depression, hypesthesia, libido increase, decreased reflexes, increased reflexes, nystagmus, irritability, suicidal ideation.
Respiratory: Epistaxis, bronchitis, dyspnea.
Skin and Appendages: Contact dermatitis, dry skin, sweating.
Special Senses: Vision abnormality.
I suggest you contact your Dr. and discuss the side effects you are experiencing in more depth.
Get well soon.
4 Aug 2012
Yes I have been having more sinus problems and eye problems since starting Lamictal. I have only been on it for 8 weeks but my eye sight has slowly gotten worse. I just got new glasses a few months ago and could see so excellent, but since taking this medicine my eyesight has changed so much there are some days my glasses don't help my eyesight. My eyes feel like they have a haze or something blurry on them. I try eye moisturising drops but they don't help.I'm thinking of quitting taking them.
- Lamictal Information for Consumers
- Lamictal Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Lamictal (detailed)
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