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Review: could Epilepsy cause Pseudodementia?

We study 27,334 people who have Epilepsy from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Pseudodementia. 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) (latest reports from 71,072 patients) can be treated by Lamictal, Keppra, Tegretol, Dilantin, Lamotrigine, Topamax.

Pseudodementia

Pseudodementia (severe form of depression that results from a progressive brain disorder in which cognitive changes mimic those of dementia) (latest reports from 640 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, sleep disorder, depression, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Oct, 31, 2014: 27,334 people who have epilepsy are studied. Among them, 6 (0.02%) have Pseudodementia.

Trend of Pseudodementia in epilepsy reports

Gender of people who have epilepsy and experienced Pseudodementia * :

FemaleMale
Pseudodementia66.67%33.33%

Age of people who have epilepsy and experienced Pseudodementia * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pseudodementia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%42.86%0.00%71.43%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Bipolar i disorder (2 people, 33.33%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Depakene (3 people, 50.00%)
  2. Lyrica (3 people, 50.00%)
  3. Topamax (3 people, 50.00%)
  4. Diazepam (2 people, 33.33%)
  5. Lamotrigine (1 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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