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Keppra, Vimpat, Zoloft, Vimpat for a 45-year old woman

This is a personalized study for a 45 year old female patient who has Complex Partial Seizures, Hormone Replacement Therapy. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 87 female patients aged 45 (±5) who take the same drugs from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Keppra (latest outcomes from 21,200 users) has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy.

Vimpat (latest outcomes from 2,063 users) has active ingredients of lacosamide. It is often used in epilepsy.

Zoloft (latest outcomes from 78,239 users) has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Vimpat (latest outcomes from 2,063 users) has active ingredients of lacosamide. It is often used in epilepsy.

What are the conditions

Complex partial seizures (epileptic seizure) (latest reports from 7,613 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 Nov, 24, 2014: 87 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/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a
Zoloft is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/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/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)Hair Lossn/an/aConvulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
Granulocytopenia (lack of granulocyte)Abdominal Pain UpperGait DisturbanceNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Hepatic Cancer Metastatic (liver cancer - metastatic)Grand Mal Convulsion (a type of generalized seizure that affects the entire brain)
Amnesia (deficit in memory caused by brain damage, disease, or psychological trauma)Granulocytopenia (lack of granulocyte)Diplopia (double vision)VomitingBreast Cancer MetastaticDizziness
Condition Aggravated (worse condition)Feeling DrunkMuscle TwitchingMigraine (headache)Gait Disturbance
Drug IneffectiveAnxietyAggressionSomnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)Headache (pain in head)
Psychotic DisorderMemory ImpairmentVertigoFatigue (feeling of tiredness)Memory Impairment
Mental Status Changes (general changes in brain function, such as confusion, amnesia (memory loss), loss of alertness, loss of orientation)Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)Status Epilepticus (a life-threatening condition in which the brain is in a state of persistent seizure)Dysarthria (speech disorder)Diplopia (double vision)
Abdominal Pain UpperFatigue (feeling of tiredness)Cardiac ArrestLeukopenia (less number of white blood cells in blood)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Loss Of ConsciousnessAcute Psychosis (period of mentally unstable behaviour)AnosmiaThrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
DizzinessFeeling AbnormalCentral Nervous System Lesion (an abnormality in tissue of brain or spinal cord)Hepatocellular Injury (liver injury)Status Epilepticus (a life-threatening condition in which the brain is in a state of persistent seizure)

* 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:

You are not alone! 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

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Common symptoms:

Women of age 40-49 with Complex Partial Seizures:
  1. Convulsion (28 reports)
  2. Dizziness (24 reports)
  3. Status epilepticus (24 reports)
  4. Chest pain (21 reports)
  5. Middle insomnia (18 reports)
  6. Grand mal convulsion (18 reports)
  7. Headache (15 reports)
  8. Fatigue (11 reports)
  9. Thrombocytopenia (11 reports)
  10. Joint pain (9 reports)
Women of age 40-49 with Hormone Replacement Therapy:
  1. Breast cancer female (1,213 reports)
  2. Breast cancer (1,014 reports)
  3. Breast cancer metastatic (192 reports)
  4. Depression (191 reports)
  5. Stress and anxiety (167 reports)
  6. Blood pressure management (166 reports)
  7. High blood pressure (166 reports)
  8. Chest pain (140 reports)
  9. Stroke (125 reports)
  10. Migraine (123 reports)

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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