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Keppra, Vimpat, Zoloft, Vimpat for a 48-year old woman

This is a personalized study for a 48 year old female patient who has Complex Partial Seizures, Hormone Replacement Therapy. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 86 female patients aged 48 (±5) who take the same drugs from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Keppra (latest outcomes from 21,198 users) has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy.

Vimpat (latest outcomes from 2,061 users) has active ingredients of lacosamide. It is often used in epilepsy.

Zoloft (latest outcomes from 78,214 users) has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Vimpat (latest outcomes from 2,061 users) has active ingredients of lacosamide. It is often used in epilepsy.

What are the conditions

Complex partial seizures (epileptic seizure) (latest reports from 7,601 patients) can be treated by Keppra, Lamictal, Vimpat, Trileptal.

Hormone replacement therapy (latest reports from 32,991 patients) can be treated by Estradiol, Premarin, Vivelle-dot, Estrace, Prempro, Activella.

On Sep, 15, 2014: 86 females aged 45 (±5) who take Keppra, Vimpat, Zoloft, Vimpat are studied

Keppra, Vimpat, Zoloft, Vimpat outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 45

Gender: female

Conditions: Complex Partial Seizures, Hormone Replacement Therapy

Drugs taking:
- 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:

InteractionNumber of reports on eHealthMe
VimpatThe drug has been added in the study. Outcomes of the drug mix are shown.

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Keppra is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/a
Vimpat is effectiven/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/a
Zoloft is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/a
Vimpat is effectiven/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
ConvulsionConvulsionConvulsionConvulsionHepatic Cancer Metastaticn/an/aConvulsion
GranulocytopeniaAbdominal Pain UpperGait DisturbanceNauseaBreast Cancer MetastaticGrand Mal Convulsion
AmnesiaFeeling DrunkDiplopiaVomitingDizziness
Condition AggravatedGranulocytopeniaMuscle TwitchingMigraineGait Disturbance
Drug IneffectiveAnxietyAggressionSomnolenceHeadache
Psychotic DisorderMemory ImpairmentVertigoFatigueMemory Impairment
Mental Status ChangesPalpitationsStatus EpilepticusDysarthriaDiplopia
Abdominal Pain UpperFatigueCardiac ArrestThrombocytopeniaFatigue
Loss Of ConsciousnessAcute PsychosisAnosmiaLeukopeniaNausea
DizzinessFeeling AbnormalCentral Nervous System LesionHepatocellular InjuryStatus Epilepticus

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

Get connected! Join a related mobile support group:
- support group for people who have Complex Partial Seizures
- support group for people who have Hormone Replacement Therapy
- support group for people who take Keppra
- support group for people who take Vimpat
- support group for people who take Vimpat
- support group for people who take Zoloft

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • At first I thought this was gas/indigestion and treated it as such, but nothing would change. I rarely eat fried foods, and have extremely good cholesterol labs. The last attack was so painful I could not catch my breath and I could not walk on my own. I did not have a fever, but I thought somehow my appendix ruptured and was poisoning my stomach because I just wanted to pass out. I was shocked to learn I had gallstones and an enlarged gallbladder. I've had these symptoms for over 6 or 7 years. I was pregnant with twins in 2007, and would blame the twins for getting "too high" into my ribs when I had this pain with them, but I bet it was my gallbladder flaring up, even then. At that time, I would have been on Zoloft for 4 years.

    Reply

  • From this study (6 months ago):

  • After taking Keppra for 9 months following a grand mal seizure and subsequent brain tumor removal, I suddenly developed extreme OCD. I literally count everything. When I try to read,the phrases repeat in my head. The simplest task has become a monumental struggle. My physician has had me on 50 mg Sertraline for3 weeks now, along with Xanax. The OCD is still intense.

    Reply

  • From this study (8 months ago):

  • Person appears fine, very happy, playing with toys, sitting at table eating or sound asleep. Begins to make an "uh" sound. Quickly becomes very upset appearing terrified, moves in general circles reaching for any objects and throwing them with great force. Vocalization increases in volume as person becomes more upset. Will not make eye contact will not tolerate touch. Does not respond to any attempts to comfort. Person is affected with Angelman's Syndrome. Was on Onfi when the "fits" started. No previous history of any poor behaviors. Onfi was discontinued mid-August 2013.

    Reply

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