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Epilim Side Effects

Report Epilim Side Effects

If you experienced any harmful or unwanted effects of Epilim, please share your experience. This could help to raise awareness about Epilim side effects, identify uknown risks and inform health professionals and patients taking Epilim.

Examples: headache, dizziness


The most commonly reported Epilim side effects are:
Weight Gain (282 reports)
Flat Mood (146 reports)
Headaches (108 reports)
Abnormal Behaviour (95 reports)
Hair Loss (88 reports)
Twitching (76 reports)
Hot Flush (75 reports)
Memory (40 reports)
Tireness (36 reports)
Itching (28 reports)
Tired (21 reports)
Depression (20 reports)

If you have experienced a side effect listed above, you can check a box to report it.


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If you or someone in your family has experienced a serious side effect to a health product, you are encouraged to report the experience to your health care professional (eg, physician, pharmacist). Your health care provider can provide additional clinical information and complete a copy of the side effect reporting form.

Side effects reports are analyzed to discover potential health product safety signals. Some important reactions may take an extremely long time to develop or occur infrequently. Continued monitoring of adverse reactions is thus essential to maintain a comprehensive safety and effectiveness profile of health products.

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Epilim Side Effects Reported to FDA

The following Epilim reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Epilim on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has found a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.
Serotonin Syndrome, Hyperhidrosis, Palpitations, Panic Disorder, Coordination Abnormal, Confusional State, Diarrhoea
on Nov 18, 2013 Female from AU , 45 years of age, was treated with Epilim. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Epilim side effects: serotonin syndrome, hyperhidrosis, palpitations, panic disorder, coordination abnormal, confusional state, diarrhoea. Epilim dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Citalopram Hydrochloride
  • Lithium Carbonate
  • Seroquel


Cardiac Arrest, Circulatory Collapse, Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome, Cardiomyopathy, Hypocalcaemia, Hypokalaemia, Pyrexia, Hyponatraemia
Patient was taking Epilim. Patient felt the following Epilim side effects: cardiac arrest, circulatory collapse, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, cardiomyopathy, hypocalcaemia, hypokalaemia, pyrexia, hyponatraemia on Nov 18, 2013 from AU Additional patient health information: Male , 39 years of age, . Epilim dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Clozaril
  • Efexor
  • Olanzapine


Mycosis Fungoides
Adverse event was reported on Nov 18, 2013 by a Male taking Epilim (Dosage: N/A) . Location: AU , 53 years of age, After Epilim was administered, patient encountered several Epilim side effects: mycosis fungoides.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Clozapine
  • Olanzapine
  • Docusate Sodium\sennosides
  • Thyroxine Sodium


Respiratory Failure, Respiratory Alkalosis, Coma, Hepatic Function Abnormal, Hyperammonaemia, Confusional State, Abdominal Pain, Nausea
on Nov 18, 2013 Male from AU , 37 years of age, was treated with Epilim. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Epilim side effects: respiratory failure, respiratory alkalosis, coma, hepatic function abnormal, hyperammonaemia, confusional state, abdominal pain, nausea. Epilim dosage: N/A.


Convulsion
on Nov 18, 2013 Female from AU , 16 years of age, was treated with Epilim. Patient felt the following Epilim side effects: convulsion. Epilim dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Meropenem


Convulsion, Withdrawal Syndrome
Patient was taking Epilim. After Epilim was administered, patient encountered several Epilim side effects: convulsion, withdrawal syndrome on Nov 18, 2013 from AU Additional patient health information: Male , 51 years of age, . Epilim dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Ebixa
  • Venlafaxine Hydrochloride
  • Omeprazole
  • Sodium Valproate
  • Temazepam
  • Thyroxine Sodium


Epilepsy, Muscle Twitching, Tetany, Vision Blurred, Agitation, Disturbance In Attention, Headache
Adverse event was reported on Nov 18, 2013 by a Female taking Epilim (Dosage: N/A) . Location: AU , 62 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Epilim side effects: epilepsy, muscle twitching, tetany, vision blurred, agitation, disturbance in attention, headache.
Associated medications used:
  • Citalopram Hydrochloride
  • Lamictal
  • Topamax


Grand Mal Convulsion, Accidental Overdose
on Nov 18, 2013 Male from AU , 32 years of age, was treated with Epilim. Patient felt the following Epilim side effects: grand mal convulsion, accidental overdose. Epilim dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Paracetamol
  • Sodium Chloride
  • Phenytoin Sodium
  • Entecavir


Hair Texture Abnormal, Pain In Extremity, Lid Sulcus Deepened, Coordination Abnormal, Depressed Level Of Consciousness, Headache, Grand Mal Convulsion, Fatigue
on Nov 18, 2013 Female from AU , 44 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Epilim. After Epilim was administered, patient encountered several Epilim side effects: hair texture abnormal, pain in extremity, lid sulcus deepened, coordination abnormal, depressed level of consciousness, headache, grand mal convulsion, fatigue. Epilim dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Hepatocellular Injury, Stevens-johnson Syndrome
Patient was taking Epilim. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Epilim side effects: hepatocellular injury, stevens-johnson syndrome on Nov 18, 2013 from AU Additional patient health information: Male , 14 years of age, . Epilim dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Lamictal


Delirium, Intentional Self-injury, Loss Of Consciousness, Suicide Attempt, Akathisia, Hallucination, Pruritus, Rash, Tremor
Adverse event was reported on Nov 18, 2013 by a Female taking Epilim (Dosage: N/A) . Location: AU , 17 years of age, Patient felt the following Epilim side effects: delirium, intentional self-injury, loss of consciousness, suicide attempt, akathisia, hallucination, pruritus, rash, tremor.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Chlorpromazine Hydrochloride
  • Zyprexa
  • Abilify
  • Temazepam
  • Diazepam


Blood Prolactin Increased, Neutropenia, Leukopenia, Amenorrhoea, Thrombocytopenia
on Nov 18, 2013 Female from GB , 43 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Epilim Chrono. After Epilim was administered, patient encountered several Epilim side effects: blood prolactin increased, neutropenia, leukopenia, amenorrhoea, thrombocytopenia. Epilim Chrono dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Xeplion
  • Xeplion
  • Diazepam
  • Olanzapine
  • Omeprazole
  • Bisoprolol
  • Calcichew D3
  • Ferrous Sulfate


Petit Mal Epilepsy, Abnormal Behaviour, Screaming, Psychomotor Hyperactivity, Aggression, Ballismus
on Nov 18, 2013 Male from GB , child 5 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Epilim. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Epilim side effects: petit mal epilepsy, abnormal behaviour, screaming, psychomotor hyperactivity, aggression, ballismus. Epilim dosage: N/A.

Angioedema, Rash Erythematous
Patient was taking Epilim. Patient felt the following Epilim side effects: angioedema, rash erythematous on Nov 18, 2013 from AU Additional patient health information: Male , 15 years of age, . Epilim dosage: N/A.

Delirium
Adverse event was reported on Nov 18, 2013 by a Female taking Epilim (Dosage: N/A) . Location: AU , 78 years of age, After Epilim was administered, patient encountered several Epilim side effects: delirium.

Altered State Of Consciousness
on Nov 18, 2013 Female from AU , 17 years of age, was treated with Epilim. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Epilim side effects: altered state of consciousness. Epilim dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Lamictal
  • Diazepam
  • Droperidol
  • Midazolam
  • Seroquel
  • Abilify


Ascites, Autoimmune Hepatitis, Pyrexia, Abdominal Distension, Chills, Abdominal Pain
on Nov 18, 2013 Female from AU , 19 years of age, was treated with Epilim. Patient felt the following Epilim side effects: ascites, autoimmune hepatitis, pyrexia, abdominal distension, chills, abdominal pain. Epilim dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Keflex
  • Ethinylestradiol/norethisterone


Subdural Haematoma, Confusional State, Headache
Patient was taking Epilim. After Epilim was administered, patient encountered several Epilim side effects: subdural haematoma, confusional state, headache on Nov 18, 2013 from AU Additional patient health information: Male , 34 years of age, . Epilim dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Clopine
  • Aspirin
  • Clomipramine Hydrochloride


Rhabdomyolysis, Blood Creatine Phosphokinase, Hepatitis
Adverse event was reported on Nov 18, 2013 by a Male taking Epilim (Dosage: N/A) . Location: AU , 34 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Epilim side effects: rhabdomyolysis, blood creatine phosphokinase, hepatitis.
Associated medications used:
  • Risperdal


Consciousness Fluctuating, Dysarthria, Ataxia, Tremor
on Nov 18, 2013 Male from AU , 22 years of age, was treated with Epilim. Patient felt the following Epilim side effects: consciousness fluctuating, dysarthria, ataxia, tremor. Epilim dosage: N/A.

Cardiac Failure, Hypoxia, Myocarditis, Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased, C-reactive Protein Increased, Dyspnoea, Influenza Like Illness, Malaise, Myalgia
on Nov 18, 2013 Male from AU , 38 years of age, was treated with Epilim. After Epilim was administered, patient encountered several Epilim side effects: cardiac failure, hypoxia, myocarditis, blood creatine phosphokinase increased, c-reactive protein increased, dyspnoea, influenza like illness, malaise, myalgia. Epilim dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Clozaril
  • Ranitidine
  • Sodium Valproate
  • Metformin Hydrochloride


Renal Impairment, Blood Creatinine Increased
Patient was taking Epilim. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Epilim side effects: renal impairment, blood creatinine increased on Nov 18, 2013 from AU Additional patient health information: Male , 65 years of age, . Epilim dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Irbesartan
  • Durogesic
  • Endone
  • Naprosyn (Slow Release- Roche)
  • Digoxin
  • Pandol
  • Pravastatin


Angioedema, Rash
Adverse event was reported on Nov 18, 2013 by a Female taking Epilim (Dosage: N/A) . Location: AU , 49 years of age, Patient felt the following Epilim side effects: angioedema, rash.

Status Epilepticus, Choking, Aspiration, Convulsion, Transaminases Increased, Lipase Increased, Liver Function Test Abnormal, Pyrexia
on Nov 18, 2013 Male from AU , 32 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Epilim. After Epilim was administered, patient encountered several Epilim side effects: status epilepticus, choking, aspiration, convulsion, transaminases increased, lipase increased, liver function test abnormal, pyrexia. Epilim dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Epilepsy
on Nov 18, 2013 Male from AU , child 3 years of age, was treated with Epilim. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Epilim side effects: epilepsy. Epilim dosage: N/A.

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Keep Track of Side Effects

Note Your Observations

It is really important to keep of your symptoms, right from the time you start a new medicine. You can do it any way you prefer: in a notebook, in a computer file or using our online tool. You should also note down any other medicines you are taking at the same time, because there could be an interaction between these medicines.

Why Your Notes are Important

Your notes could be helpful in several ways:

  • You can use them to remind you of details that may alert your health care professional(s) to a problem
  • You will have a record to refer to in the future, in case you are ever prescribed the same medicine again

  • Log Form

    You can use the following log form to write down important information, like the date and time you experienced a side effect and your symptoms, how strong the symptoms were, and any other medicines you were using.

    Medicine Name and Dosage:

     

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    Date & Time

    Other Medicine(s) or Treatment(s)

     

     

     

     

    Scale: 1 = very mild to 10 = very bad


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