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From FDA reports: side effects of Valpakine Tablets

This is a real world study of Valpakine Tablets side effects. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 20,435 people who take the drug and have side effects.

On Mar, 12, 2014: 20,435 people who reported to have side effects when taking Valpakine Tablets are studied

Trend of Valpakine Tablets's drug interactions, side effects, and effectiveness reports (2451964)

Information of the patient in this study:

Gender: male

Conditions: Convulsion

Drugs taking:
- Valpakine Tablets

Side effects have: Convulsion, Pharmaceutical Product Counterfeit

eHealthMe real world results:

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports
Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)253 (1.24%)
Pharmaceutical Product Counterfeit2 (0.01%)

Most common side effects experienced by people in the use of Valpakine Tablets:

Side effectNumber of reports
Pyrexia (fever)3,229
Asthenia (weakness)1,687
Vomiting Nos1,175
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)1,150
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)864
Liver Function Tests Nos Abnormal714
Condition Aggravated (worse condition)703
Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)659
Dizziness (exc Vertigo)591
Dermatitis Nos554

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use of Valpakine Tablets:

Side effectNumber of reports
Economic Problem79
Tardive Dyskinesia (a disorder that involves involuntary movements)78
Extrapyramidal Disorder (involuntary muscle spasms in the face and neck)74
Mental Disorder (a psychological term for a mental or behavioural pattern or anomaly that causes distress or disability)57
Nervous System Disorder (a general class of medical conditions affecting the nervous system)57
Activities Of Daily Living Impaired54
Deformity (disfigurement)43
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)37
Movement Disorder (neurological syndromes where they may be excess of movement or a paucity of movement that is not connected to weakness)36

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