Pristiq and Partial seizures - from FDA reports


Partial seizures is reported only by a few people who take Pristiq. We study 15,652 people who have side effects while taking Pristiq from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Partial seizures. Find out below who they are, when they have Partial seizures and more.

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Partial Seizures

Partial seizures (seizures which affect only a part of the brain at onset) has been reported by people with epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, partial seizures, convulsion, depression (latest reports from 5,465 Partial seizures patients).

On Feb, 02, 2017

15,652 people reported to have side effects when taking Pristiq.
Among them, 3 people (0.02%) have Partial Seizures

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pristiq cause Partial seizures?

Gender of people who have Partial Seizures when taking Pristiq *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Partial Seizures when taking Pristiq *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 33.33 %
  • 50-59: 66.67 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (1 person, 33.33%)
  • High Blood Pressure (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Back Pain (1 person, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vimpat (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Percocet (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Lisinopril (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Flexeril (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Carbamazepine (1 person, 33.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Road Traffic Accident (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Hypoaesthesia (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Head Injury (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Epilepsy (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Confusional Arousal (1 person, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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