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Review: could Nyquil cause Epilepsy?

Summary: Epilepsy could be caused by Nyquil, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, also take Neurontin.

We study 737 people who have side effects while taking Nyquil from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Epilepsy and more.

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On Apr, 10, 2014: 725 people reported to have side effects when taking Nyquil. Among them, 1 people (0.14%) has Epilepsy. They amount to 0.00% of all the 68,358 people who have Epilepsy on eHealthMe.

Trend of Epilepsy in Nyquil reports

Time on Nyquil when people have Epilepsy * :

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Gender of people who have Epilepsy when taking Nyquil * :

FemaleMale
Epilepsy100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Epilepsy when taking Nyquil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Epilepsy0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Epilepsy when taking Nyquil ** :

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How people recovered from Epilepsy ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

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Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. Mepergan (1 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (20 hours ago):

  • thirst has clearly increased since starting on Nyquil. Cold symptoms are relieved, but now drinking easily triple liquid intake (water) than before.

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  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • I have taken Nyquil before and never had this happen.

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  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • Yesterday I took 2 DayQuil capsules at 6 pm and then the recommended dosage of NyQuil syrup at 11:00 pm prior to going to bed. This was my first and only usage of these products in over a year. It should also be mentioned that I finished 7 days of 500 mg of Augmentin BID yesterday morning. I have never had a reaction to antibiotics nor have I ever had a rash like this. The only medications I've had problems with are GA and codeine which led to nausea and vomiting.

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