Epilepsy and Hiccups - from FDA reports


Hiccups is found among people with Epilepsy, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, take medication Depakene and have Seizures. This review analyzes which people have Hiccups with Epilepsy. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 31 people who have Epilepsy from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 31, 2017

31 people who have Epilepsy and Hiccups are studied.

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Gender of people who have Epilepsy and experience Hiccups *:

  • female: 40 %
  • male: 60 %

Age of people who have Epilepsy and experience Hiccups *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 14.81 %
  • 10-19: 3.7 %
  • 20-29: 11.11 %
  • 30-39: 3.7 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 22.22 %
  • 60+: 44.44 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • Seizures (5 people, 16.13%)
  • Gastric Cancer (4 people, 12.90%)
  • Pain (2 people, 6.45%)
  • Hypersensitivity (2 people, 6.45%)
  • Cardiac Disorder (2 people, 6.45%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Keppra (6 people, 19.35%)
  • Depakene (6 people, 19.35%)
  • Dilantin (4 people, 12.90%)
  • Zarontin (3 people, 9.68%)
  • Capecitabine (3 people, 9.68%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Nausea And Vomiting (9 people, 29.03%)
  • Fatigue (7 people, 22.58%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (6 people, 19.35%)
  • Pneumonia (5 people, 16.13%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (5 people, 16.13%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Hiccups and Epilepsy?


Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures) can be treated by Lamictal, Keppra, Tegretol, Lamotrigine, Topamax (latest reports from 59,544 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, quit smoking, pain, type 2 diabetes (latest reports from 5,393 Hiccups patients).

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