A study for a 2 year old boy who takes Depakene, Keppra - from FDA reports


Summary

90 males aged 2 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied. This is a personalized study for a 2 year old male patient who has Myoclonic Jerks. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Oct, 31, 2017

90 males aged 2 (±5) who take Depakene, Keppra are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Depakene, Keppra for a 2-year old boy.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 2
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: Myoclonic Jerks
  • Drugs taken:
    • Depakene (valproic acid)
    • Keppra (levetiracetam)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Weakness: 0 (0% of males aged 2 (±5) who take the drugs)
  • Bedridden: 0 (0% of males aged 2 (±5) who take the drugs)
  • Head Lag Abnormal: 0 (0% of males aged 2 (±5) who take the drugs)
  • Myoclonic Epilepsy: 1 (1.11% of males aged 2 (±5) who take the drugs)
  • Drowsiness, Hypersomnia, Sleepiness - During The Day, Somnolence: 0 (0% of males aged 2 (±5) who take the drugs)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

As an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea

Most common drug interactions over time

< 1 month:
  • convulsion
  • nausea and vomiting
  • tic
  • myoclonic epilepsy
  • erythema multiforme
  • thrombocytopenia
  • drug ineffective
  • bleeding into the skin
  • dysstasia
  • injection site haemorrhage
1 - 6 months:
  • thrombocytopenia
  • haematoma
  • petit mal epilepsy
  • myoclonic epilepsy
  • bleeding into the skin
  • mouth haemorrhage
6 - 12 months:
  • fever
  • pneumonia aspiration
  • gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • respiratory distress syndrome (rds) in infants
  • polydactyly
  • arnold-chiari malformation
  • jaundice - yellow skin
  • premature baby
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
1 - 2 years:
  • pancreatitis chronic
2 - 5 years:
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • pneumonia
5 - 10 years:
n/a
10+ years:
n/a
not specified:
  • thrombocytopenia
  • rashes
  • fever
  • drug ineffective
  • erythema multiforme
  • convulsion
  • abnormal behavior
  • aggression
  • nausea and vomiting
  • pneumonia

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Convulsion (10 people, 11.11%)
  • Infantile Spasms (7 people, 7.78%)
  • Status Epilepticus (5 people, 5.56%)
  • Preventive Health Care (2 people, 2.22%)
  • Grand Mal Convulsion (2 people, 2.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Topiramate (9 people, 10.00%)
  • Lamotrigine (9 people, 10.00%)
  • Topamax (8 people, 8.89%)
  • Onfi (7 people, 7.78%)
  • Clonazepam (7 people, 7.78%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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