Who have Hiccups with Epilepsy?


Hiccups is found among people with Epilepsy, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, take medication Depakene and have Seizures. We study 32 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 (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures) can be treated by Lamictal, Keppra, Tegretol, Lamotrigine, Topamax (latest reports from 56,422 Epilepsy patients)


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 multiple myeloma, high blood pressure, pain, quit smoking, type 2 diabetes (latest reports from 5,135 Hiccups patients).

On Nov, 22, 2016

32 people who have Epilepsy and Hiccups are studied.

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Gender of people who have Epilepsy and experience Hiccups *:

  • female: 45.16 %
  • male: 54.84 %

Age of people who have Epilepsy and experience Hiccups *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 17.86 %
  • 10-19: 3.57 %
  • 20-29: 10.71 %
  • 30-39: 7.14 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 21.43 %
  • 60+: 39.29 %

Severity of Hiccups *:

  • least: 33.33 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Keppra (6 people, 18.75%)
  • Depakene (6 people, 18.75%)
  • Topiramate. (5 people, 15.62%)
  • Dilantin (5 people, 15.62%)
  • Phenytoin. (4 people, 12.50%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Seizures (6 people, 18.75%)
  • Gastric Cancer (3 people, 9.38%)
  • Pain (2 people, 6.25%)
  • Hypersensitivity (2 people, 6.25%)
  • Cardiac Disorder (2 people, 6.25%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Nausea And Vomiting (8 people, 25.00%)
  • Fatigue (7 people, 21.88%)
  • Drowsiness (5 people, 15.62%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (5 people, 15.62%)
  • Pneumonia (4 people, 12.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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