Epilepsy and Pseudodementia - from FDA reports


Pseudodementia is found among people with Epilepsy, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Lyrica and have Bipolar i disorder. This review analyzes which people have Pseudodementia with Epilepsy. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 6 people who have Epilepsy from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 29, 2017

6 people who have Epilepsy and Pseudodementia are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

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Gender of people who have Epilepsy and experience Pseudodementia *:

  • female: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

Age of people who have Epilepsy and experience Pseudodementia *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 20 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 80 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • Bipolar I Disorder (1 person, 16.67%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Lyrica (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Depakene (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Topamax (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Lamotrigine (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Diazepam (1 person, 16.67%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Suicide Attempt (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Depression (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Motor Dysfunction (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Mood Swings (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Abnormal Behavior (1 person, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Pseudodementia 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 59,553 Epilepsy 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 depression, high blood cholesterol, sleep disorder, rheumatoid arthritis, diarrhea (latest reports from 128 Pseudodementia patients).

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