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From FDA reports: side effects of Epival Tablets for a Female patient aged 12

This is a personalized study for a 12 year old female patient. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 30,770 people who take the same drug and have side effectsfrom FDA.

On Oct, 28, 2014: 30,770 people who reported to have side effects when taking Epival Tablets are studied

Trend of Epival Tablets's drug interactions, side effects, and effectiveness reports (3790870)

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 12

Gender: female

Conditions: Petit Mal Epilepsy

Drugs taking:
- Epival Tablets: used for 6 - 12 months

Side effects have: Hypertrichosis

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes among females aged 12 (±5):

Side effectNumber of reports
Hypertrichosis (hair growth on the body in an amount considered abnormal)14 (1.80%)

Most common side effects experienced by females aged 12 (±5) in the use of Epival Tablets:

Side effectNumber of reports
Weight Increased136
Suicidal Ideation136
Suicide Attempt132
Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)112
Depression104
Aggression102
Pyrexia (fever)95
Headache (pain in head)92
Psychotic Disorder88
Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body)78

Most common side effects experienced by females aged 12 (±5) in long term use of Epival Tablets:

Side effectNumber of reports
Lethargy (tiredness)17
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)16
Prothrombin Time Prolonged10
Skin Exfoliation (removal of the oldest dead skin cells)10
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (systemic activation of blood coagulation)10
Lip Ulceration (ulcer of lip)10
Decreased Appetite (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)10
Stevens-johnson Syndrome (an immune-complex-mediated hypersensitivity disorder. it ranges from mild skin and mucous membrane lesions to a severe)10
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)10
Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time Prolonged10

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports
Hypertrichosis (hair growth on the body in an amount considered abnormal)29 (0.09%)

Most common side effects experienced by people in the use of Epival Tablets:

Side effectNumber of reports
Weight Increased3,442
Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)3,406
Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)3,199
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)2,786
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)2,667
Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)2,505
Depression2,403
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus2,363
Headache (pain in head)2,355
Drug Ineffective2,304

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

Side effectNumber of reports
Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)150
Weight Increased146
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus140
Blood Cholesterol Increased130
Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)113
Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)112
Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)111
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)110
Vomiting91
Hypertension (high blood pressure)90

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