Lamictal vs Latuda

Lamictal
(Rx)
Latuda
(Rx)
Lamictal is a bipolar medication and an epilepsy medication.
Latuda is a psychosis medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.6
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Depression
3.4
Concern level
2.0
Helpfulness
for Depression
3.2
Concern level
2.3
Approval Date
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December 27, 1994
October 28, 2010
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
205,698 Discussions
19,510 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Depression
#3 for Seizures
#4 for Epilepsy
#5 for Headaches
#6 for Migraines
#7 for OCD
Lamictal is prescribed for Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Seizures and Epilepsy and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Depression
#3 for Psychosis
#4 for Schizophrenia
Latuda is prescribed for Depression, Bipolar Disorder and Psychosis and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Lam
Rash
5
Weight Gain
5
Insomnia
3
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Irritability
2
Weight Loss
1
Dizziness
1
Nausea
1
Allergy
1
Suicidal behavior
1
Lat
Weight Gain
10
Tiredness
4
Insomnia
3
Weight Loss
2
Nausea
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Irritability
2
Hallucinations
2
Drowsiness
2
Suicidal behavior
1
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3
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Withdrawal Symptoms
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2
2
Irritability
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2
2
Weight Loss
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1
2
Dizziness
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Nausea
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Allergy
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Weight Gain
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Tiredness
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4
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3
3
Weight Loss
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2
1
Nausea
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2
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
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2
2
Irritability
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2
2
Hallucinations
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2
0
Drowsiness
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Lam
2
0
Suicidal behavior
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Lam
1
1
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Lamictal during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Latuda during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Lamictal and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Latuda and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 2 mg, 5 mg, 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg, 150 mg, 200 mg
Tablet: 20 mg, 40 mg, 60 mg, 80 mg, 120 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Avoid grapefruit juice or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug effect.
Ingredients
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Lamotrigine
Lurasidone hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Lamictal and Latuda: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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