Would you have Pseudodementia when you have Epilepsy?
Summary: Pseudodementia is found among people with Epilepsy, especially people who are female, 60+ old, also have Bipolar i disorder, and take medication Depakene.
We study 6 people who have Pseudodementia 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, Dilantin, Lamotrigine, Carbamazepine. (latest reports from Epilepsy 37,206 patients)
Pseudodementia (severe form of depression that results from a progressive brain disorder in which cognitive changes mimic those of dementia) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, sleep disorder, depression, osteoporosis, diarrhea.(latest reports from Pseudodementia 91 patients)
On Dec, 12, 2014: 6 people who have epilepsy and Pseudodementia are studied.
Gender of people who have epilepsy and experienced Pseudodementia * :
Age of people who have epilepsy and experienced Pseudodementia * :
Severity of the symptom * :
Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Bipolar i disorder (2 people, 33.33%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Depakene (3 people, 50.00%)
- Lyrica (3 people, 50.00%)
- Topamax (3 people, 50.00%)
- Diazepam (2 people, 33.33%)
- Lamotrigine (1 people, 16.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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