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What could cause Tonic Seizures for a 35-year old man?

This is a personalized study for a 35 year old male patient who has Epilepsy, Pulled muscle. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 5 male patients aged 35 (±5) who take the same drugs from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Trileptal (latest outcomes from 11,876 users) has active ingredients of oxcarbazepine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Flexeril (latest outcomes from 16,436 users) has active ingredients of cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride. It is often used in muscle spasms.

What are the conditions

Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures) (latest reports from 71,072 patients) can be treated by Lamictal, Keppra, Tegretol, Dilantin, Lamotrigine, Topamax.

Pulled muscle (an injury to a muscle or tendon in which the muscle fibres tear as a result of overstretching) (latest reports from 56 patients) can be treated by Flexeril.

What is the symptom

Tonic Seizures (all the muscles to suddenly become stiff) (latest reports from 658 patients) has been reported by people with seizures, epilepsy, depression, high blood cholesterol, acne.

On Aug, 15, 2014: 5 males aged 30 (±5) who take Trileptal, Flexeril are studied

Trileptal, Flexeril outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 30

Gender: male

Conditions: Epilepsy, Pulled muscle

Drugs taking:
- Trileptal - 600MG (oxcarbazepine): used for 10+ years
- Flexeril - 10MG (cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride)

Drug interactions have: moderate tonic seizures

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports on eHealthMe
Tonic Seizures (all the muscles to suddenly become stiff)2 (40.00% of males aged 30 (±5) who take the drugs)

(as an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Symptom (click a symptom for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Tonic Seizures in Epilepsy1 (0.07% of males aged 30 (±5) who have Epilepsy)
Tonic Seizures in Pulled Muscle1 (20.00% of males aged 30 (±5) who have Pulled muscle)

(as an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Side effect (click a side effect for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Tonic Seizures in Trileptal1 (0.22% of males aged 30 (±5) who take Trileptal)
Tonic Seizures in Flexeril1 (0.25% of males aged 30 (±5) who take Flexeril)

Drug effectiveness over time :

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

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
n/an/an/an/an/an/aTonic SeizuresDiabetes Mellitus
Dizziness
Gastritis
Rash Papular
Pancreatitis
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Ulcer
Pancreatitis Acute
Blood Pressure Decreased
Rash Pruritic

* 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 take Trileptal and have Tonic Seizures
- support group for people who take Flexeril and have Tonic Seizures
- support group for people who have Tonic Seizures and Epilepsy
- support group for people who have Tonic Seizures and Pulled muscle
- support group for people who have Epilepsy
- support group for people who have Pulled Muscle
- support group for people who have Tonic Seizures
- support group for people who take Flexeril
- support group for people who take Trileptal

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • Since i've started the doxepin i have had headaches that last 2-5 days as severe as migraines to just a regular headache. sometimes they come and go throughout the day for 2-5 days, other times they have been persistent. also the longer i have been on the doxepin the more intolerance i have become to refined sugars. i get dizzy and disoriented when i eat them so severly i feel like i am going to pass out.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Im not sure if using Flexeril will affect my other medications. Please let me know if I need to stop.

    Reply

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