A study for a 52-year old woman who takes Lamictal, Keppra, Clonazepam
Summary: 20 female patients aged 52 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.
This is a personalized study for a 52 year old female patient who has Epilepsy. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.
What are the drugs
Lamictal has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 40,616 Lamictal users)
Keppra has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from 21,228 Keppra users)
Clonazepam has active ingredients of clonazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 41,315 Clonazepam users)
What are the conditions
Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures) can be treated by Lamictal, Keppra, Tegretol, Dilantin, Lamotrigine, Carbamazepine. (latest reports from 39,332 Epilepsy patients)
On Dec, 27, 2014: 20 females aged 49 (±5) who take Lamictal, Keppra, Clonazepam are studied
Information of the patient in this study:
- Lamictal (lamotrigine): used for 10+ years
- Keppra (levetiracetam): used for 10+ years
- Clonazepam (clonazepam): used for 10+ years
Comments from or about the patient: I am 49 years old. Can the long term effects of Lamictal, Keppra, Clonazepam cause fibromyalgia, restless leg syndrome, and neuropathy? I used to take Tegretol for over 20 years and Dilantin (for 7 years starting at age 9. Could Dilantin and Tegretol have caused these problems?
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eHealthMe real world results:
Drug effectiveness over time :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Lamictal is effective||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||100.00%|
(2 of 2 people)
|Keppra is effective||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||100.00%|
(2 of 2 people)
|Clonazepam is effective||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||100.00%|
(2 of 2 people)
Most common drug interactions over time * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|n/a||Gastric Ulcer Haemorrhage (bleeding ulcer of stomach)||Gastric Ulcer Haemorrhage (bleeding ulcer of stomach)||n/a||n/a||n/a||Aches - Leg (leg pain)||Rash (redness)|
|Infection||Infection||Burning Eyes||Asthenia (weakness)|
|Irritability||Irritability||Restless Leg Syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs)||Arthralgia (joint pain)|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||Inflammation||Dizziness|
|Food Intolerance (inability to have food)||Food Intolerance (inability to have food)||Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint)||Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)|
|Diarrhoea||Diarrhoea||Peripheral Neuropathy (damage to nerves of the peripheral nervous system)||Insomnia (sleeplessness)|
|Amnesia (deficit in memory caused by brain damage, disease, or psychological trauma)||Amnesia (deficit in memory caused by brain damage, disease, or psychological trauma)||Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)|
|Blood Urine Present||Blood Urine Present||Migraine (headache)|
|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)||Diarrhoea|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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- Causes of extreme fatigue and fainting when stressed and chronic panic/anxiety and insomnia (1 answer)
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- What could cause seasonal swelling in just one (right) leg?
I have strange symptoms-so far doctors have not been able to help much.
My entire right side seems to be affected to a degree. My cheek and clavicle are noticeably larger on the right side. My right leg swells significantly, but only seasonally. (Pronounced swelling starts the first part of April, and settles down around the first part of October). I have a large patch on my right thigh that intermittently loses feeling and goes completely numb, I've also lost feeling in some of my toes at times. I take thyroid replacement, but feel worsened symptoms when I take it. My tsh is very high and I have been diagnosed with Hashimoto's Disease. Synthroid and levothyroxine make me feel much worse. I can tolerate Armor Thyroid, but only in a very small dose. I've been tested for RA, lupus, various other autoimmune diseases and have had an MRI to rule out possible MS and stroke (related to the loss of feeling in my leg). The swelling in my right leg subsides at night, but starts again the moment I stand up, worsening throughout the day. Elevating seems to provide limited, temporary relief. Walking much leaves me feeling very sore in my right leg, but I ride my bike without any problems. I walk with a slight limp on the right side, more noticeable when I'm tired. I don't do well in the heat, and I avoid going out in direct sun for prolonged periods of time.
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- Panic after using flonase
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- A life of depression and fatigue (1 response)
1) Family history of depression, 2) Diagnosed depression 1964-not treated until 1973, 3) Worked in medical field 35 years, 4) Emergency on-call 24/7, 5) Hospital 15 times major depression, 6) Tried nearly all MAOI, TCA, SSRI, SNRI, and ECT. 7) 100% Disability in 1998 for depression. Now at age 70 I have dysthymia, chronic fatigue, COPD, and PTSD. My recommendation to younger people - do not over stress,
do not smoke, avoid horrific or traumatic situations and try to find some enjoyment in life. If you have symptoms like mine seek early treatment put balance in your life. The often heard recommendations - get plenty of sleep, eat properly, learn to relax and avoid bad habits should not be ignored, they are critical to good physical and mental health.
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Drug effectiveness in real world:
- Lamictal for Epilepsy reported by 467 people (updated 14 hours ago)
- Keppra for Epilepsy reported by 331 people (updated 2 days ago)
- Clonazepam for Epilepsy reported by 11 people (updated 2 weeks ago)
Complete drug side effects:
- Epilepsy (48 drugs in 2,398 reports) (updated 2 days ago)
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