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Keppra, Gabapentin for a 30-year old woman

Summary: 50 female patients aged 30 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 30 year old female patient who has Seizure - Tonic-clonic. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Keppra (latest outcomes from 21,204 users) has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy.

Gabapentin (latest outcomes from 39,499 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia.

What are the conditions

Seizure - tonic-clonic (a type of generalized seizure that affects the entire brain) (latest reports from 755 patients) can be treated by Keppra, Dilantin, Lamictal, Tegretol, Topamax, Depakote.

On Nov, 12, 2014: 50 females aged 25 (±5) who take Keppra, Gabapentin are studied

Keppra, Gabapentin outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 25

Gender: female

Conditions: Seizure - Tonic-clonic

Drugs taking:
- Keppra (levetiracetam): used for 1 - 2 years
- Gabapentin (gabapentin): used for 1 - 2 years

eHealthMe real world results:

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Keppra is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/a
Gabapentin is effectiven/an/an/an/a100.00%
(1 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
Toxic Skin Eruption (skin breakdown due to toxic substance)n/an/an/aSyncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)n/an/aDrug Exposure During Pregnancy
Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)Grand Mal Convulsion (a type of generalized seizure that affects the entire brain)
Complex Partial Seizures (epileptic seizure)
Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
Vomiting
Loss Of Consciousness
Pregnancy
Ovarian Cyst (fluid filled sac of the ovary)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Migraine (headache)

* 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.

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Common symptoms:

Women of age 30-39 with Seizure - Tonic-clonic:
  1. Headache (3 reports)
  2. Drowsiness (2 reports)
  3. Memory loss (2 reports)
  4. Joint swelling (2 reports)
  5. Dizziness (2 reports)
  6. Stress and anxiety
  7. Irritability
  8. Numbness and tingling
  9. Weakness
  10. Glossopharyngeal neuralgia

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

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