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Review: could Zonisamide cause Serotonin syndrome?

Summary: Serotonin syndrome is found among people who take Zonisamide, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, also take medication Prochlorperazine, and have Pelvic pain.

We study 2,543 people who have side effects while taking Zonisamide from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Serotonin syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Serotonin syndrome and more.

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Zonisamide

Zonisamide (latest outcomes from 2,683 users) has active ingredients of zonisamide. It is often used in epilepsy.

Trend of zonisamide reports

Serotonin syndrome

Serotonin syndrome (occurs when two drugs that affect the body's level of serotonin are taken together at the same time) (latest reports from 34,547 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, major depression, bipolar disorder.

Trend of Serotonin syndrome reports

On Oct, 30, 2014: 2,542 people reported to have side effects when taking Zonisamide. Among them, 9 people (0.35%) have Serotonin Syndrome.

Trend of Serotonin syndrome in Zonisamide reports

Time on Zonisamide when people have Serotonin syndrome * :

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Gender of people who have Serotonin syndrome when taking Zonisamide * :

FemaleMale
Serotonin syndrome100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Serotonin syndrome when taking Zonisamide * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Serotonin syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Serotonin syndrome when taking Zonisamide ** :

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How people recovered from Serotonin syndrome ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pelvic pain (7 people, 77.78%)
  2. Pain (1 people, 11.11%)
  3. Dysuria (1 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prochlorperazine (8 people, 88.89%)
  2. Gabapentin (8 people, 88.89%)
  3. Levothyroxine sodium (8 people, 88.89%)
  4. Buspirone hcl (8 people, 88.89%)
  5. Promethazine (8 people, 88.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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