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Would you have Hiccups when you have Epilepsy?

Summary: Hiccups is found among people with Epilepsy, especially people who are male, 2-9 old, also have Gastric cancer, and take medication Keppra. We study 16 people who have Hiccups and Epilepsy from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Epilepsy

Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures) can be treated by Lamictal, Keppra, Tegretol, Dilantin, Lamotrigine, Carbamazepine. (latest reports from 39,402 Epilepsy patients)

Hiccups

Hiccups (an involuntary spasm of the diaphragm and respiratory organs, with a sudden closure of the glottis and a sound like a cough) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, pain, multiple myeloma, quit smoking. (latest reports from 3,542 Hiccups patients)

On May, 8, 2015: 16 people who have epilepsy and Hiccups are studied.

Trend of Hiccups in epilepsy reports

Gender of people who have epilepsy and experienced Hiccups * :

FemaleMale
Hiccups41.94%58.06%

Age of people who have epilepsy and experienced Hiccups * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hiccups0.00%13.79%0.00%10.34%27.59%0.00%0.00%48.28%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hiccups33.33%33.33%33.33%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Gastric cancer (3 people, 18.75%)
  2. Convulsion (2 people, 12.50%)
  3. Headache (1 people, 6.25%)
  4. Allergic sinusitis (1 people, 6.25%)
  5. Seizures (1 people, 6.25%)
  6. Seizure disorder (1 people, 6.25%)
  7. Heart disease (1 people, 6.25%)
  8. Dementia (1 people, 6.25%)
  9. Ulcer - duodenal or gastric (1 people, 6.25%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Keppra (16 people, 100.00%)
  2. Folic acid (8 people, 50.00%)
  3. Lamotrigine (8 people, 50.00%)
  4. Depakene (7 people, 43.75%)
  5. Capecitabine (3 people, 18.75%)
  6. Zarontin (2 people, 12.50%)
  7. Dexchlorpheniramine maleate (2 people, 12.50%)
  8. Nubain (2 people, 12.50%)
  9. Furosemide (2 people, 12.50%)
  10. Torsemide (2 people, 12.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • If I have "phenomenas" and take my dose (400mg in Am, 400mg Pm)a little to early I will get very dizzy where I am still spinning with my eyes close. It does go away, but I would rather be dizzy then have a seizure.
    I have noticed over the last 2 years (aprox 5 years after being on lamotrigine) that I get a sporatic hiccup that comes out. It is usually just one and I never have a hiccuping fit. A nurse that I know said it could be from the drugs. I don't take any other prescription medication and most of the time am not eating or doing anything that could disturb my esophagus.
    I do get auras early in the morning even if it's before my dosage time. Sometimes I will take an extra pill (very sporadic) and it seems to help.

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