Epilepsy and Headache - from FDA reports


Headache is found among people with Epilepsy, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, take medication Lamictal and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Headache with Epilepsy. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,383 people who have Epilepsy from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 24, 2017

1,383 people who have Epilepsy and Headache are studied.

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Gender of people who have Epilepsy and experience Headache *:

  • female: 64.41 %
  • male: 35.59 %

Age of people who have Epilepsy and experience Headache *:

  • 0-1: 0.18 %
  • 2-9: 5.04 %
  • 10-19: 11.87 %
  • 20-29: 17.45 %
  • 30-39: 16.37 %
  • 40-49: 19.24 %
  • 50-59: 12.68 %
  • 60+: 17.18 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • Depression (63 people, 4.56%)
  • Convulsion (62 people, 4.48%)
  • High Blood Pressure (42 people, 3.04%)
  • Pain (34 people, 2.46%)
  • Seizures (33 people, 2.39%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Lamictal (266 people, 19.23%)
  • Keppra (246 people, 17.79%)
  • Tegretol (188 people, 13.59%)
  • Lamotrigine (117 people, 8.46%)
  • Trileptal (107 people, 7.74%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Dizziness (372 people, 26.90%)
  • Nausea (276 people, 19.96%)
  • Convulsion (241 people, 17.43%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (200 people, 14.46%)
  • Fatigue (190 people, 13.74%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures) can be treated by Lamictal, Keppra, Tegretol, Lamotrigine, Topamax (latest reports from 61,299 Epilepsy patients)


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