Review: could Nicotine cause Seizure Disorder?


Summary

Seizure disorder is found among people who take Nicotine, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lamictal, and have Smoking cessation therapy . We study 6,880 people who have side effects while taking Nicotine from FDA and social media. Among them, 22 have Seizure disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Seizure disorder and more.

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Nicotine

Nicotine has active ingredients of nicotine. It is often used in quit smoking. (latest outcomes from Nicotine 7,000 users)

Seizure Disorder

Seizure disorder (disease of seizure related) has been reported by people with erythema multiforme, fever, rashes, drowsiness, fatigue (latest reports from 34,986 Seizure disorder patients).

On Jul, 18, 2016

6,880 people reported to have side effects when taking Nicotine.
Among them, 22 people (0.32%) have Seizure Disorder


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nicotine cause Seizure disorder?

Time on Nicotine when people have Seizure Disorder *:

  • < 1 month: 77.78 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.11 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.11 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Seizure Disorder when taking Nicotine *:

  • female: 22.73 %
  • male: 77.27 %

Age of people who have Seizure Disorder when taking Nicotine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 9.09 %
  • 30-39: 27.27 %
  • 40-49: 45.45 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 18.18 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (12 people)
  • Vulvovaginal Dryness (3 people)
  • Osteoporosis (2 people)
  • Pain (1 person)
  • Menopausal Symptoms (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lamictal (7 people)
  • Trazodone Hcl (3 people)
  • Nicorette (3 people)
  • Inderal La (3 people)
  • Clonazepam (3 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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