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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 11,880 users) has active ingredients of oxcarbazepine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Flexeril (latest outcomes from 16,437 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 37,206 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 52 patients) can be treated by Flexeril.

What is the symptom

Tonic seizures (all the muscles to suddenly become stiff) (latest reports from 320 patients) has been reported by people with epilepsy, seizures, generalized anxiety disorder, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Nov, 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 Seizures (all the muscles to suddenly become stiff)Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
Dizziness
Gastritis (inflammation of stomach)
Rash Papular (redness with papule)
Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Ulcer (stomach ulcer)
Pancreatitis Acute (sudden inflammation of pancreas)
Blood Pressure Decreased (abnormally low blood pressure)
Rash Pruritic (redness with itching)

* 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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You are not alone! Join a related mobile support group:
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- 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

Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • What is the sugar content of hydroxyzine syrup? how will it interact with the ketogenic diet for seizure disorder?
    (Asked by a 18 year old boy who has Seizure Disorder)
    Son is starting the ketogenic diet again after having been successful and seizure free for 13 years. Seizures are creeping back in so we are staring the diet again. Hydroxyzine is the only med that might have an interaction because it is a liquid syrup. I can't find anything that tells me the sug ...

  • Why would i get copd since i never smoked?
    (Asked by a 62 year old woman who has Rheumatoid Arthritis, PBC, AIH, Asthma, and takes Vitamin D, Calcium Carbonate, Anturol, Morphine Sulfate, Levothyroxine Sodium, Pyridium, Cyclobenzaprine Hydrochloride, Azathioprine, Proair Hfa, Advair Diskus 250/50, Combivent)
    I have several autoimmune disorders, I was shocked to get the COPD diagnosis since I have never smoked but I had second hand smoke first 23 years of my life. My doctor said my Autoimmune Hepatitis and Primary Biliary Cholingitis set me up for COPD.

  • If you stop taking oxcarbazepine will your hair grow back?
    (Asked by a 47 year old man who has Hair Loss, and takes Oxcarbazepine)
    has been getting thinner on top and now there's a little bald spot it just seems like the last month and a half maybe that I've noticed that my hair has been getting thinner on top and now there's a little bald spot where its really thin and you can see the scalp and he increased my dosage by 600 mi ...

  • Can lamictal cause false positive pcp drug screen
    (Asked by a 42 year old woman who has Epilepsy, and takes Lamictal Xr)
    I had a rapid urine drug screen for new employment and it shows positive for PCP. I have never taken or even seen PCP. I am so embarrassed and mortified. Needless to say my urine has been sent to a lab to see if it can rule out false positive results. I called my neurologist and my Pharmacist an ...

  • Does nexplanon have nickel in it?
    (Asked by a 20 year old woman who has Nickel Allergy , Epilepsy, and takes Zantac, Lidocaine Hydrochloride, Gabapentin)
    I have a severe nickel allergy and I have epilepsy. I am considering explain to reduce periodes since my seizures are worse that time of the month. I need to know if nexplanon has nickel because I need to avoid it if it does.

More questions for: Epilepsy, Pulled muscle, Tonic Seizures

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Common symptoms:

Men of age 30-39 with Epilepsy:
  1. Convulsion (226 reports)
  2. Rashes (185 reports)
  3. Fever (157 reports)
  4. Drowsiness (111 reports)
  5. Dizziness (107 reports)
  6. Headache (94 reports)
  7. Aggression (69 reports)
  8. Fall (64 reports)
  9. Grand mal convulsion (63 reports)
  10. Fatigue (57 reports)
Men of age 30-39 with Pulled Muscle:
  1. Convulsion (226 reports)
  2. Rashes (185 reports)
  3. Fever (157 reports)
  4. Epilepsy (130 reports)
  5. Drowsiness (111 reports)
  6. Dizziness (107 reports)
  7. Headache (94 reports)
  8. Aggression (69 reports)
  9. Fall (64 reports)
  10. Grand mal convulsion (63 reports)

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

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