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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 Quit smoking.

We study 5,666 people who have side effects while taking Nicotine from FDA and social media. Among them, 24 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 5,797 Nicotine users)

Seizure disorder

Seizure disorder (disease of seizure related) has been reported by people with epilepsy, depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, convulsion. (latest reports from 36,621 Seizure disorder patients)

On Mar, 23, 2015: 5,666 people reported to have side effects when taking Nicotine. Among them, 22 people (0.39%) have Seizure Disorder.

Trend of Seizure disorder in Nicotine reports

Time on Nicotine when people have Seizure disorder * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Seizure disorder77.78%11.11%11.11%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Seizure disorder22.73%77.27%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Seizure disorder0.00%0.00%0.00%9.09%27.27%45.45%0.00%18.18%

Severity of Seizure disorder when taking Nicotine ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Seizure disorder ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Smoking cessation therapy (12 people, 54.55%)
  2. Vulvovaginal dryness (3 people, 13.64%)
  3. Menopausal symptoms (3 people, 13.64%)
  4. Osteoporosis (2 people, 9.09%)
  5. Convulsion (1 people, 4.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lamictal (7 people, 31.82%)
  2. Prevacid (3 people, 13.64%)
  3. Levothyroxine sodium (3 people, 13.64%)
  4. Nicorette (3 people, 13.64%)
  5. Trazodone hcl (3 people, 13.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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