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From FDA reports: side effects of Epival Er 500 Mg for a Female patient aged 16

This is a personalized study for a 16 year old female patient. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 30,770 people who take the same drug and have side effectsfrom FDA.

On Jul, 7, 2014: 30,770 people who reported to have side effects when taking Epival Er 500 Mg are studied

Trend of Epival Er 500 Mg's drug interactions, side effects, and effectiveness reports (4028188)

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 16

Gender: female

Conditions: Bipolar Disorder

Drugs taking:
- Epival Er 500 Mg
- Epival Er 500 Mg
- Epival Er 500 Mg

Side effects have: Urinary Tract Inflammation, Mastitis, Malaise, Back Pain

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes among females aged 16 (±5):

Side effectNumber of reports
Urinary Tract Inflammation4 (0.38%)
Mastitis (inflammation of breast)9 (0.85%)
Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)18 (1.71%)
Back Pain16 (1.52%)

Most common side effects experienced by females aged 16 (±5) in the use of Epival Er 500 Mg:

Side effectNumber of reports
Weight Increased204
Vomiting178
Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body)168
Suicide Attempt166
Pyrexia (fever)148
Suicidal Ideation142
Depression129
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)110
Headache (pain in head)110
Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)92

Most common side effects experienced by females aged 16 (±5) in long term use of Epival Er 500 Mg:

Side effectNumber of reports
Vomiting12
Weight Increased10
Platelet Count Decreased9
Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)8
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)8
Diabetic Ketoacidosis (diabetic ketoacidosis (dka) is high concentrations of ketone bodies)7
Product Substitution Issue6
Urinary Tract Infection6
Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)6
Pain6

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports
Urinary Tract Inflammation4 (0.01%)
Mastitis (inflammation of breast)29 (0.09%)
Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)1,038 (3.37%)
Back Pain1,032 (3.35%)

Most common side effects experienced by people in the use of Epival Er 500 Mg:

Side effectNumber of reports
Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)4,736
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus3,485
Weight Increased3,442
Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)3,406
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)2,786
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)2,667
Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)2,505
Depression2,403
Headache (pain in head)2,355
Drug Ineffective2,304

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use of Epival Er 500 Mg:

Side effectNumber of reports
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus208
Blood Cholesterol Increased176
Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)169
Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)150
Weight Increased146
Vomiting136
Hypertension (high blood pressure)132
Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)112
Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)111
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)110

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