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 Oct, 17, 2017
6 people who have Epilepsy and Pseudodementia are studied.
Number of reports submitted per year:
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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Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures) can be treated by Lamictal, Keppra, Tegretol, Lamotrigine, Topamax (latest reports from 61,296 Epilepsy patients)
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