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Review: could Valproic acid cause Muscle twitching?

We study 9,150 people who have side effects while taking Valproic acid from FDA and social media. Among them, 29 have Muscle twitching. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle twitching and more.

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Valproic acid

Valproic acid (latest outcomes from 9,304 users) has active ingredients of valproic acid. It is often used in epilepsy.

Muscle twitching

Muscle twitching (latest reports from 62,121 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.

On Oct, 29, 2014: 9,147 people reported to have side effects when taking Valproic acid. Among them, 29 people (0.32%) have Muscle Twitching.

Trend of Muscle twitching in Valproic acid reports

Time on Valproic acid when people have Muscle twitching * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle twitching0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Muscle twitching when taking Valproic acid * :

FemaleMale
Muscle twitching50.00%50.00%

Age of people who have Muscle twitching when taking Valproic acid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle twitching0.00%7.69%30.77%15.38%3.85%3.85%26.92%11.54%

Severity of Muscle twitching when taking Valproic acid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle twitching0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Muscle twitching ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Muscle twitching0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Epilepsy (7 people, 24.14%)
  2. Complex partial seizures (5 people, 17.24%)
  3. Schizophrenia (4 people, 13.79%)
  4. Drug exposure during pregnancy (3 people, 10.34%)
  5. Partial seizures (2 people, 6.90%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Levetiracetam (8 people, 27.59%)
  2. Zonisamide (7 people, 24.14%)
  3. Phenytoin (5 people, 17.24%)
  4. Clozapine (4 people, 13.79%)
  5. Oxcarbazepine (4 people, 13.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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