Valproic acid and Muscle twitching - from FDA reports
Muscle twitching is found among people who take Valproic Acid, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old also take medication Levetiracetam, and have Epilepsy . We study 13,532 people who have side effects while taking Valproic acid from FDA. Among them, 42 have Muscle twitching. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle twitching and more.
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Valproic acid has active ingredients of valproic acid. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Valproic acid 13,824 users)
Muscle twitching has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure (latest reports from 15,739 Muscle twitching patients).
On Feb, 18, 2017
13,532 people reported to have side effects when taking Valproic Acid.
Among them, 42 people (0.31%) have Muscle Twitching
Number of reports submitted per year:
Gender of people who have Muscle Twitching when taking Valproic Acid *:
- female: 36.59 %
- male: 63.41 %
Age of people who have Muscle Twitching when taking Valproic Acid *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 5.56 %
- 10-19: 25.0 %
- 20-29: 11.11 %
- 30-39: 11.11 %
- 40-49: 5.56 %
- 50-59: 19.44 %
- 60+: 22.22 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Status Epilepticus (7 people, 16.67%)
- Epilepsy (7 people, 16.67%)
- Complex Partial Seizures (5 people, 11.90%)
- Schizophrenia (4 people, 9.52%)
- Drug Exposure During Pregnancy (3 people, 7.14%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Levetiracetam (8 people, 19.05%)
- Zonisamide (7 people, 16.67%)
- Phenytoin (5 people, 11.90%)
- Keppra (4 people, 9.52%)
- Clozapine (4 people, 9.52%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Drug Ineffective (12 people, 28.57%)
- Grand Mal Convulsion (9 people, 21.43%)
- Myoclonus (7 people, 16.67%)
- Fall (7 people, 16.67%)
- Fatigue (6 people, 14.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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