PatientsVille.com LogoEpilim Side Effects

How can Epilim Side Effects affect You? | PatientsVille.com

View and Submit Epilim Side Effects

Your Epilim Side Effect submission can play a very important role. Reporting your experience could help identify an unknown risk and inform other patients and health care professionals.

>>Compare Epilim side effects | View FDA-reported Epilim side effects

View and Report Epilim Side Effects Click Check Boxes Below to Submit a Side Effect or Use a Link for Additional Health Information
Weight Gain (275)
Flat Mood (143)
Headaches (107)
Abnormal Behaviour (93)
Hair Loss (87)
Twitching (74)
Hot Flush (73)
>>View All User Submitted Epilim Side Effects

Epilim Side Effects and Adverse Effects reported to US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Spread the word: Share, Email, Print

  Showing 51-75 of 245 

Convulsion, Skin Ulcer, Weight Decreased (6601603-6)
on Feb 16, 2010 Female from FRANCE , 64 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • convulsion
and was treated with Epilim Tablets. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Epilim side effects: convulsion, skin ulcer, weight decreased. Epilim Tablets dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Topamax
  • Inderal
  • Meloxicam
  • Garlic
  • Vitamins


Atrial Fibrillation (6599693-2)
Patient was taking Epilim Tablets. Patient felt the following Epilim side effects: atrial fibrillation on Feb 16, 2010 from FRANCE Additional patient health information: Male , 71 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • bipolar disorder
  • aggression
and. Epilim Tablets dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Abortion Induced (6589135-5)
Adverse event was reported on Feb 09, 2010 by a Female taking Epilim Chrono (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with
  • bipolar disorder
and. Location: FRANCE , 28 years of age, After Epilim was administered, patient encountered several Epilim side effects: abortion induced.

Convulsion, Dizziness, Muscle Twitching, Somnolence, Syncope (6580475-2)
on Feb 02, 2010 Male from FRANCE , 32 years of age, was treated with Epilim Chrono. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Epilim side effects: convulsion, dizziness, muscle twitching, somnolence, syncope. Epilim Chrono dosage: 1200 Mg.
Associated medications used:
  • Co-codamol
  • Clozaril
  • Methadone Hcl
  • Amitriptyline Hcl (25 Mg)
  • Venlafaxine (225 Mg)



Convulsion, Food Interaction (6567271-7)
on Jan 25, 2010 Female from FRANCE , child 5 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • epilepsy
and was treated with Epilim. Patient felt the following Epilim side effects: convulsion, food interaction. Epilim dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Fresh Milk
  • Lamotrigine


Condition Aggravated, Emotional Disorder, Petit Mal Epilepsy, Somnolence, Tremor (6538379-7)
Patient was taking Epilim. After Epilim was administered, patient encountered several Epilim side effects: condition aggravated, emotional disorder, petit mal epilepsy, somnolence, tremor on Jan 04, 2010 from FRANCE Additional patient health information: Patient , child 5 years of age, . Epilim dosage: 5mg/kg Daily.

Convulsion, Product Substitution Issue (6538239-1)
Adverse event was reported on Jan 04, 2010 by a Female taking Epilim (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with
  • epilepsy
and. Location: FRANCE , child 5 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Epilim side effects: convulsion, product substitution issue.
Associated medications used:
  • Valproate Sodium


Ataxia, Constipation, Pain, Urinary Tract Infection (6535858-3)
on Jan 04, 2010 Female from FRANCE , 39 years of age, was treated with Epilim Ec. Patient felt the following Epilim side effects: ataxia, constipation, pain, urinary tract infection. Epilim Ec dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Tegretol (Daily)
  • Keppra (Twice Daily)
Patient was hospitalized.

Convulsion (6534646-1)
on Jan 04, 2010 Male from FRANCE , 24 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • epilepsy
and was treated with Epilim. After Epilim was administered, patient encountered several Epilim side effects: convulsion. Epilim dosage: Extended Release.

Dementia Alzheimer's Type (6533626-X)
Patient was taking Epilim. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Epilim side effects: dementia alzheimer's type on Jan 04, 2010 from FRANCE Additional patient health information: Female , 65 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • convulsion
and. Epilim dosage: N/A.

Convulsion (6438239-6)
Adverse event was reported on Nov 05, 2009 by a Male taking Epilim (Dosage: N/A) . Location: FRANCE , 24 years of age, Patient felt the following Epilim side effects: convulsion.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Aloe Vera


Epilepsy (6431496-1)
on Oct 29, 2009 Male from FRANCE , child 5 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • epilepsy
and was treated with Epilim Tablets. After Epilim was administered, patient encountered several Epilim side effects: epilepsy. Epilim Tablets dosage: N/A.

Abnormal Behaviour, Aggression, Hyperphagia (6430420-5)
on Oct 27, 2009 Male from FRANCE , 19 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • asperger's disorder
and was treated with Epilim Tablets. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Epilim side effects: abnormal behaviour, aggression, hyperphagia. Epilim Tablets dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Risperdal


Contusion, Convulsion, Overdose, Psychomotor Hyperactivity (6423475-5)
Patient was taking Epilim Tablets. Patient felt the following Epilim side effects: contusion, convulsion, overdose, psychomotor hyperactivity on Oct 23, 2009 from FRANCE Additional patient health information: Female , child 8 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • epilepsy
and. Epilim Tablets dosage: N/A.

Lethargy, Somnolence, Weight Increased (6421853-1)
Adverse event was reported on Oct 22, 2009 by a Male taking Epilim Tablets (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with
  • convulsion
and. Location: FRANCE , 50 years of age, After Epilim was administered, patient encountered several Epilim side effects: lethargy, somnolence, weight increased.

Myoclonic Epilepsy (6418363-4)
on Oct 21, 2009 Female from FRANCE , 32 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • epilepsy
  • motion sickness
and was treated with Epilim Tablets. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Epilim side effects: myoclonic epilepsy. Epilim Tablets dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Kwells


Hair Disorder (6411625-6)
on Oct 13, 2009 Male from FRANCE , 51 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • affective disorder
and was treated with Epilim Chrono. Patient felt the following Epilim side effects: hair disorder. Epilim Chrono dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Bendroflumethiazide
  • Lercanidipine
  • Olanzapine
  • Zopiclone


Deep Vein Thrombosis, Protein Total Decreased, Pulmonary Embolism, Pulmonary Oedema (6411541-X)
Patient was taking Epilim Chrono Tablets. After Epilim was administered, patient encountered several Epilim side effects: deep vein thrombosis, protein total decreased, pulmonary embolism, pulmonary oedema on Oct 15, 2009 from FRANCE Additional patient health information: Male , 15 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • mood swings
  • hypomania
  • bipolar i disorder
  • aggression
  • depression
and. Epilim Chrono Tablets dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Quetiapine
  • Quetiapine
  • Quetiapine
  • Fluoxetine
  • Fluoxetine
  • Fluoxetine
Patient was hospitalized.

Convulsion, Product Substitution Issue (6404800-8)
Adverse event was reported on Oct 08, 2009 by a Male taking Epilim Chrono Tablets (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with
  • epilepsy
and. Location: FRANCE , 65 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Epilim side effects: convulsion, product substitution issue.
Associated medications used:
  • Phenytoin Sodium Cap
  • Calcichew
  • Zoton
  • Folic Acid


Fatigue, Weight Increased (6388618-0)
on Sep 25, 2009 Male from FRANCE , 50 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • panic attack
  • cerebrovascular accident
and was treated with Epilim Tablets. Patient felt the following Epilim side effects: fatigue, weight increased. Epilim Tablets dosage: N/A.

Altered State Of Consciousness, Convulsion, Product Quality Issue (6384145-5)
on Sep 25, 2009 Female from FRANCE , 62 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • epilepsy
and was treated with Epilim Chrono Tablets. After Epilim was administered, patient encountered several Epilim side effects: altered state of consciousness, convulsion, product quality issue. Epilim Chrono Tablets dosage: N/A.

Convulsion, Product Substitution Issue (6377156-7)
Patient was taking Epilim Chrono Tablets. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Epilim side effects: convulsion, product substitution issue on Sep 17, 2009 from FRANCE Additional patient health information: Male , 65 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • epilepsy
and. Epilim Chrono Tablets dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Phenytoin Sodium Cap
  • Calcichew
  • Zoton
  • Folic Acid


Condition Aggravated, Emotional Disorder, Petit Mal Epilepsy, Somnolence, Tremor (6367821-X)
Adverse event was reported on Sep 11, 2009 by a Patient taking Epilim (Dosage: N/A) . Location: FRANCE , child 5 years of age, Patient felt the following Epilim side effects: condition aggravated, emotional disorder, petit mal epilepsy, somnolence, tremor.

Confusional State, Gait Disturbance, Intentional Overdose, Muscle Spasms, Trismus, Yawning (6355497-7)
on Sep 04, 2009 Male from FRANCE , 25 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • overdose
and was treated with Epilim. After Epilim was administered, patient encountered several Epilim side effects: confusional state, gait disturbance, intentional overdose, muscle spasms, trismus, yawning. Epilim dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Onychomadesis (6348145-3)
on Sep 03, 2009 Female from FRANCE , child 10 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • epilepsy
and was treated with Epilim Tablets. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Epilim side effects: onychomadesis. Epilim Tablets dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Keppra
  • Clobazam


  Showing 51-75 of 245 

Epilim Health Episodes

How Can Epilim Affect You?

I been on this six wks now& can't stop sleeping &a...Keep Reading

I have been taking epilim for bipolar disorder for 15 years now,it has ...Keep Reading

I take 1800mg of epilim daily and in the past few years I have ...Keep Reading

I take Eplim morning and night I think they make me shake when I ...Keep Reading

I have been on Epilim now for 17 years, due to some Grand ...Keep Reading

Ive been on epilim cr 500 three times a day since having a traumatic ...Keep Reading

perscribed 2000mg of epilim to be taken over a 24 hour period for borderline ...Keep Reading

I'm 29 male and have been on Epilim for a year and a half....Keep Reading

I am now 37 and have been on epilim for the past 19 years....Keep Reading

my niece is turning 4 next month. her doctor perscribed her Epilim over ...Keep Reading

My son is on epilim, according to the dr's it is a mood ...Keep Reading

My son is on epilim, according to the dr's it is a mood ...Keep Reading

i have bi polar and have been taking lithium for about 6 years but ...Keep Reading

have bipolor and take 500mg twice a day aswell as zoloft,extreme weight gain ...Keep Reading

I've taken epilim for over a year now and i still have seizures, ...Keep Reading

View More

Discuss Epilim Side Effects

Record and Track Your Side Effects

It is very important to keep track of all side effects and discuss them with your doctor. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.

Track Your Side Effects - It's Easy and Free. >> Start Today

Already a User? Log In

Most drugs have a large list of nonsevere or mild adverse effects which do not rule out continued usage. These effects depend on individual sensitivity, and can include nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, malaise, vomiting, headache, dermatitis, dry mouth, etc. Check commonly reported side effects . These can be considered a form of pseudo-allergic reaction, as not all users experience these effects; many users experience none at all.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Epilim Information

More About Epilim

Side Effects reported to FDA: 245. View Epilim Adverse Reports

Epilim safety alerts: No

Reported deaths: 17

Reported hospitalizations: 39

Managing Your Medicines

Tips for Taking Medicines Properly

Before Taking Epilim

Find Out How to Take Epilim

Did You Have a Epilim Side Effect?

Yes, Severe
Yes, Moderate
Yes, Minor
No

How Effective is Epilim for You?

Exceeded Expectations
Effective
Somewhat Effective
Not Effective