Review: could Nicotine cause Seizure disorder (Epilepsy)?
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 5,661 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 has active ingredients of nicotine. It is often used in quit smoking. (latest outcomes from Nicotine 5,792 users)
Seizure disorder (disease of seizure related) has been reported by people with epilepsy, depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, convulsion.(latest reports from Seizure disorder 36,528 patients)
On Dec, 2, 2014: 5,660 people reported to have side effects when taking Nicotine. Among them, 22 people (0.39%) have Seizure Disorder.
Time on Nicotine when people have Seizure disorder * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Seizure disorder||77.78%||11.11%||11.11%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Seizure disorder when taking Nicotine * :
|Seizure disorder||22.73%||77.27% |
Age of people who have Seizure disorder when taking Nicotine * :
|Seizure disorder||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||9.09%||27.27%||45.45%||0.00%||18.18% |
Severity of Seizure disorder when taking Nicotine ** :
How people recovered from Seizure disorder ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Smoking cessation therapy (12 people, 54.55%)
- Vulvovaginal dryness (3 people, 13.64%)
- Menopausal symptoms (3 people, 13.64%)
- Osteoporosis (2 people, 9.09%)
- Convulsion (1 people, 4.55%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lamictal (7 people, 31.82%)
- Prevacid (3 people, 13.64%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (3 people, 13.64%)
- Nicorette (3 people, 13.64%)
- Trazodone hcl (3 people, 13.64%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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