Could Premarin cause Epilepsy - from FDA reports
Epilepsy is found among people who take Premarin, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lamictal, and have Depression . We study 78,475 people who have side effects while taking Premarin from FDA. Among them, 33 have Epilepsy. Find out below who they are, when they have Epilepsy and more.
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Premarin has active ingredients of estrogens, conjugated. It is often used in hormone replacement therapy. (latest outcomes from Premarin 79,380 users)
Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures) has been reported by people with epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, convulsion (latest reports from 56,459 Epilepsy patients).
On Jan, 01, 2017
78,475 people reported to have side effects when taking Premarin.
Among them, 33 people (0.04%) have Epilepsy
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Premarin when people have Epilepsy *:
- < 1 month: 80 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 20 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Epilepsy when taking Premarin *:
- female: 96.67 %
- male: 3.33 %
Age of people who have Epilepsy when taking Premarin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 6.25 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 6.25 %
- 40-49: 43.75 %
- 50-59: 6.25 %
- 60+: 37.5 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (7 people, 21.21%)
- Osteoporosis (5 people, 15.15%)
- Vulvovaginal Dryness (4 people, 12.12%)
- Muscle Strain (4 people, 12.12%)
- Arthritis (4 people, 12.12%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lamictal (14 people, 42.42%)
- Topamax (10 people, 30.30%)
- Provera (7 people, 21.21%)
- Lexapro (7 people, 21.21%)
- Fosamax (7 people, 21.21%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Balance Disorder (13 people, 39.39%)
- Drug Ineffective (9 people, 27.27%)
- Tremor (8 people, 24.24%)
- Drowsiness (8 people, 24.24%)
- Depression (8 people, 24.24%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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