Review: could Premarin cause Epilepsy?


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 Epilepsy . We study 72,979 people who have side effects while taking Premarin from FDA and social media. Among them, 31 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 78,674 users)


Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures) has been reported by people with fever, rashes, drug ineffective, drowsiness, drug exposure during pregnancy (latest reports from 54,762 Epilepsy patients).

On Aug, 29, 2016

72,979 people reported to have side effects when taking Premarin.
Among them, 31 people (0.04%) have Epilepsy

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Premarin cause Epilepsy?

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: 96.43 %
  • male: 3.57 %

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 *:

  • Epilepsy (11 people, 35.48%)
  • Depression (7 people, 22.58%)
  • Osteoporosis (5 people, 16.13%)
  • Vulvovaginal Dryness (4 people, 12.90%)
  • Arthritis (4 people, 12.90%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lamictal (14 people, 45.16%)
  • Topamax (10 people, 32.26%)
  • Provera (7 people, 22.58%)
  • Lexapro (7 people, 22.58%)
  • Fosamax (7 people, 22.58%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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