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Would you have Simple partial seizures when you have Migraine?

Summary: Simple partial seizures is found among people with Migraine, especially people who are female, 30-39 old, also have Fibromyalgia, and take medication Topamax.

We study 8 people who have Simple partial seizures and Migraine from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Migraine

Migraine (headache) can be treated by Topamax, Imitrex, Topiramate, Maxalt, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Propranolol Hydrochloride. (latest reports from 51,619 Migraine patients)

Simple partial seizures

Simple partial seizures (seizures which affect only a small region of the brain) has been reported by people with epilepsy, depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 998 Simple partial seizures patients)

On Jan, 7, 2015: 8 people who have migraine and Simple Partial Seizures are studied.

Trend of Simple partial seizures in migraine reports

Gender of people who have migraine and experienced Simple partial seizures * :

FemaleMale
Simple partial seizures100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have migraine and experienced Simple partial seizures * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Simple partial seizures0.00%0.00%66.67%0.00%33.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Simple partial seizures0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Fibromyalgia (4 people, 50.00%)
  2. Ill-defined disorder (1 people, 12.50%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Topamax (4 people, 50.00%)
  2. Savella (4 people, 50.00%)
  3. Cymbalta (4 people, 50.00%)
  4. Maxalt (2 people, 25.00%)
  5. Acetaminophen (1 people, 12.50%)
  6. Valproate sodium (1 people, 12.50%)
  7. Temazepam (1 people, 12.50%)
  8. Neurontin (1 people, 12.50%)
  9. Lorazepam (1 people, 12.50%)
  10. Morphine sulfate (1 people, 12.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • I have had the history of seizures, kidney stones, high blood pressure and migraine headaches. i am soon going back to school and need something to help with memory . what is best to help in this way
    Not sure what I am suppose to write here. My mind is never clear and it feels as if there is swelling that keeps me from wanting to learn or work. Taking IBprofen helps take some of the swelling away but not all.
  • Why when i have a migraine i feel the need to eat more and more? (1 answer)
    Can someone please help me why when I get a migraine I have the need for excessive eating? I get the feeling that if I eat more I will feel better. I am now 43 years old woman and my migraines the last three years get worse and worse. Both more intense and more often ( like twice or even three times a week). I am on Effexor that is treating depression 75mg per day. Can someone advise me what can I do? I feel so much helpless and frustrated as my quality of life has deterioted so much.
  • Is it my thyroid or am i mentally ill? diagnosed w/ hashimoto's thyroiditis but untreated - chronic pain unmanaged also (2 answers)
    I moved to OR from HI and brought all my records, signed releases, and had many diagnoses, all but the thyroid, was being treated and long-term. I also took Oxycontin & Oxycodone for severe chronic pain from bilateral SI joint fusion (right screw protrudes & leg also becomes numb and weak with activity) & lumbar and cervical degeneration & facet arthropathy. I had volunteered reducing dosage as I'm always trying to reduce Rx intake to alleviate side effects (I am tiny, even for a youth & adult dosages seem to drug me). Next month, it was known that I could not function well because pain was not managed, but needed to resolve it in OR, as moving. OR Drs. refused to return me to higher dosage (taking minimalist Oxycontin 10 mg CR & Oxycodone/Acet 5mg). After being unable to get up to go to bathroom, walk, contacted adult services to see about in home services & possible foster care placement for young son since I was losing independence & failing in general health & cognitive functioning. I was forced to take bottles of OTC Tylenol to function, with Dr's knowledge, & knowing I had past lesions on liver to follow. Several months later had follow up liver ultrasound, & new small lesions found on liver. After emailing dr about from DHS questioning failure to manage my pain vs. conditions that were disabiling, 6 months later, dr told me I was experiencing withdrawals every morning & finally agreed to increase Oxycontin to 15 mg, which has enabled me to tolerate the pain & function. I have been treated as a drug-seeking patient since attempting to transfer my care.
    I have multiple autoimmune conditions, most of which I no longer treat with Rx as I have been overmedicated & side effects are too numerous. So I actually am opposite in many ways. I stopped Lyrica, Silenor (sleep), Elmiron, Bentyl, Dexilant. Stress affects me seriously since I had a TBI and experience anxiety stress disorder, which seems to contribute to auto immune responses. But still knew triggers & familiar with self - this thyroid diagnosis & symptoms experienced new & too destabilizing to live.
    Diagnosed w/ Hashimoto's thyroiditis after 1/2 thyroid removed Nov 2011; my antibodies are unbelievably high. I declined in thinking, memory, anxiety-unable to think/track, losing most,getting lost driving, sleep very dysfunctional, too emotional, crying easily & often (unusual for me). I feared losing ability to live independently. My maintenance Rx (Silenor, Lyrica) seemed to drug me. I tried to explain to drs. that I needed thyroid replacement hormones that I never had these problems before.
    They referred me to a psychiatrist for medicine management consultation, who gave me mental health diagnoses (histrionic personality disorder, somatoform (hypochondria) that discredited me & ruined my medical records for future validity. Is it thyroid symptoms? Was unmanaged pain contributing? Too much Tylenol? What does a dysfunctional thyroid do to a person? How do I get my medical record addressed to reflect accuracy?
  • Will using butalbital 6-7 times a month for migraines result in dependency?
    I experience migraines 6-7 times a month and have found butalbital/aspirin/caffeine to be very effective in managing pain. Does anyone know if this rate of usage can cause dependency? I have been taking butalbital since 2007. My migraines are very unpredictable--occasionally I will go 2-3 weeks without one, other times I will have 2-3 in a week. Any feedback would be appreciated. Thank you!
  • Will prednizone help relieve migraines
    Suffering continuous migraines as I've been diagnosed with lymes disease for about 10 yrs

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (5 years ago):

  • Since beginning this medication for migraines due to meningitis, I have begun to have simple partial seizures as side effects believed to be due to using Topiramate.

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