Review: Keppra, Vimpat, Zoloft, Vimpat for a 48-year old woman
This is a personalized study of taking Keppra, Vimpat, Zoloft, Vimpat for a 48 year old female patient who has Complex Partial Seizures, Hormone Replacement Therapy. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 85 female patients aged 48 (±5) who take the drugs from FDA and social media.
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On Mar, 19, 2014: 85 females aged 45 (±5) who reported to have interactions when taking Keppra, Vimpat, Zoloft, Vimpat are studied
Information of the patient in this study:
Conditions: Complex Partial Seizures, Hormone Replacement Therapy
- Keppra - 500MG (levetiracetam): used for 5 - 10 years
- Vimpat - 50MG (lacosamide): used for < 1 month
- Zoloft (sertraline hydrochloride): used for 5 - 10 years
eHealthMe real world results:
Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:
|Interaction||Number of reports |
among females aged 45 (±5) who take the drugs
|Vimpat||The drug has been added in the study. Outcomes of the drug mix are shown.|
Most common interactions experienced by females aged 45 (±5) in the use of Keppra, Vimpat, Zoloft, Vimpat:
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)||22|
|Grand Mal Convulsion (a type of generalized seizure that affects the entire brain)||11|
|Headache (pain in head)||8|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||7|
|Diplopia (double vision)||6|
Most common interactions experienced by females aged 45 (±5) in long term use of Keppra, Vimpat, Zoloft, Vimpat:
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dysarthria (speech disorder)||4|
|Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)||4|
|Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)||3|
|Hyperkalaemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)||2|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||2|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||2|
|Inappropriate Schedule Of Drug Administration||1|
|Leukopenia (less number of white blood cells in blood)||1|
How effective are the drugs for females aged 45 (±5):
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
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Drug effectiveness in real world:
- Keppra for Complex Partial Seizures reported by 24 people (updated 19 hours ago)
- Vimpat for Complex Partial Seizures reported by 11 people (updated 23 hours ago)
Complete drug side effects:
- Complex Partial Seizures (9 drugs in 64 reports) (updated 2 months ago)
- Hormone Replacement Therapy (30 drugs in 546 reports) (updated 9 hours ago)
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