Alcohol and Convulsion - from FDA reports

Convulsion is found among people who take Alcohol, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lamictal, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Convulsion with Alcohol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 6,975 people who have side effects when taking Alcohol from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 26, 2018

6,975 people reported to have side effects when taking Alcohol.
Among them, 164 people (2.35%) have Convulsion

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Alcohol cause Convulsion?

Time on Alcohol when people have Convulsion *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Convulsion when taking Alcohol *:

  • female: 57.86 %
  • male: 42.14 %

Age of people who have Convulsion when taking Alcohol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.8200000000000001 %
  • 10-19: 2.46 %
  • 20-29: 31.97 %
  • 30-39: 16.39 %
  • 40-49: 20.49 %
  • 50-59: 21.31 %
  • 60+: 6.5600000000000005 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression: 20 people, 12.20%
  • Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures): 10 people, 6.10%
  • Major Depression (a mood state that goes well beyond temporarily feeling sad or blue. it is a serious medical illness that affects one's thoughts, feelings): 9 people, 5.49%
  • Quit Smoking: 8 people, 4.88%
  • High Blood Pressure: 8 people, 4.88%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel: 13 people, 7.93%
  • Lamictal: 13 people, 7.93%
  • Abilify: 12 people, 7.32%
  • Suboxone: 11 people, 6.71%
  • Depakote: 10 people, 6.10%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Intentional Overdose: 30 people, 18.29%
  • Loss Of Consciousness: 27 people, 16.46%
  • Suicide Attempt: 26 people, 15.85%
  • Nausea And Vomiting: 26 people, 15.85%
  • Overdose: 18 people, 10.98%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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