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Blood Pressure Decreased, Hepatitis, Lethargy, Liver Function Test Abnormal, Pyrexia, Syncope (6944898-1)
on Aug 18, 2010 Female from MALTA , 50 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • depression
and was treated with Epilim Chrono. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Epilim side effects: blood pressure decreased, hepatitis, lethargy, liver function test abnormal, pyrexia, syncope. Epilim Chrono dosage: Daily.
Associated medications used:
  • Clomipramine
  • Paxetin
  • Bromazepam
  • Perindopril Erbumine
  • Prilosec


Convulsion (6911379-0)
Patient was taking Epilim Tablets. Patient felt the following Epilim side effects: convulsion on Jul 28, 2010 from UNITED KINGDOM Additional patient health information: Female , child 7 years of age, . Epilim Tablets dosage: N/A.

Blood Pressure Decreased, Hepatitis, Lethargy, Liver Function Test Abnormal, Pyrexia, Syncope (6887223-7)
Adverse event was reported on Jul 20, 2010 by a Female taking Epilim Chrono (Dosage: Daily) was diagnosed with
  • depression
and. Location: MALTA , 50 years of age, After Epilim was administered, patient encountered several Epilim side effects: blood pressure decreased, hepatitis, lethargy, liver function test abnormal, pyrexia, syncope.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Clomipramine
  • Paxetin
  • Bromazepam
  • Perindopril Erbumine
  • Prilosec
Patient was hospitalized.

(6866136-0)
on Jul 12, 2010 Female from FRANCE , 33 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • mental disorder
and was treated with Epilim. . Epilim dosage: N/A.


Abasia, Asthenia, Depression, Incontinence, Malaise, Premature Ageing, Tremor, Underdose, Weight Decreased (6863205-6)
on Jul 15, 2010 Male from FRANCE , 88 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • epilepsy
and was treated with Epilim Chrono. Patient felt the following Epilim side effects: abasia, asthenia, depression, incontinence, malaise, premature ageing, tremor, underdose, weight decreased. Epilim Chrono dosage: N/A.

Convulsion, Multi-organ Failure (6848030-4)
Patient was taking Epilim. After Epilim was administered, patient encountered several Epilim side effects: convulsion, multi-organ failure on Jul 06, 2010 from SOUTH AFRICA Additional patient health information: Male , 30 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • convulsion
  • acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
and. Epilim dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Aluvia Tablets
  • Rifafour E (150mg/75mg/400mg/275mg)
  • Pyridoxine Hcl
  • Tegretol
  • Rivotril
  • Phenytoin


Aphasia, Convulsion, Dysgraphia, Off Label Use (6831048-5)
Adverse event was reported on Jul 02, 2010 by a Female taking Epilim (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with
  • neuralgia
and. Location: FRANCE , 83 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Epilim side effects: aphasia, convulsion, dysgraphia, off label use.
Associated medications used:
  • Lyrica


Abasia, Asthenia, Depression, Incontinence, Malaise, Premature Ageing, Tremor, Underdose, Weight Decreased (6815537-5)
on Jun 25, 2010 Male from UNITED KINGDOM , 88 years of age, was treated with Epilim Chrono. Patient felt the following Epilim side effects: abasia, asthenia, depression, incontinence, malaise, premature ageing, tremor, underdose, weight decreased. Epilim Chrono dosage: N/A.

Convulsion (6813792-9)
on Jun 23, 2010 Male from SOUTH AFRICA , 30 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • convulsion
  • acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
and was treated with Epilim. After Epilim was administered, patient encountered several Epilim side effects: convulsion. Epilim dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Aluvia Tablets
  • Rifafour E (150mg/75mg/400mg/275mg)
  • Pyridoxine Hcl
  • Tegretol
  • Rivotril
  • Phenytoin


International Normalised Ratio Increased (6801675-X)
Patient was taking Epilim Injection. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Epilim side effects: international normalised ratio increased on Jun 23, 2010 from FRANCE Additional patient health information: Male , 75 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • convulsion
and. Epilim Injection dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Amoxicillin
  • Dipyridamole
  • Aspirin
  • Simvastatin
  • Nulytely


Convulsion (6785054-X)
Adverse event was reported on Jun 16, 2010 by a Male taking Epilim (Dosage: N/A) . Location: SOUTH AFRICA , 30 years of age, Patient felt the following Epilim side effects: convulsion.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Lopinavir/ritonavir
  • Rifafour E
  • Pyridoxine Hcl
  • Tegretol
  • Rivotril


Amnesia, Asthenia, Disturbance In Attention, Dystonia, Epilepsy, Loss Of Consciousness, Myoclonus (6780125-6)
on Jun 09, 2010 Male from FRANCE , 45 years of age, was treated with Epilim Tablets. After Epilim was administered, patient encountered several Epilim side effects: amnesia, asthenia, disturbance in attention, dystonia, epilepsy, loss of consciousness, myoclonus. Epilim Tablets dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Convulsion (6774049-8)
on Jun 07, 2010 Male from SOUTH AFRICA , 30 years of age, was treated with Epilim. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Epilim side effects: convulsion. Epilim dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Rifafour E
  • Pyridoxine Hcl


Convulsion, Product Substitution Issue (6773585-8)
Patient was taking Epilim. Patient felt the following Epilim side effects: convulsion, product substitution issue on Jun 09, 2010 from FRANCE Additional patient health information: Male , 16 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • epilepsy
and. Epilim dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Diclofenac Sodium


H1n1 Influenza, Unresponsive To Stimuli (6741531-9)
Adverse event was reported on May 17, 2010 by a Male taking Epilim Chrono (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with
  • epilepsy
  • schizophrenia
and. Location: FRANCE , 41 years of age, After Epilim was administered, patient encountered several Epilim side effects: h1n1 influenza, unresponsive to stimuli.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Clozaril


Amnesia, Condition Aggravated, Convulsion, Tremor (6725323-2)
on May 04, 2010 Male from FRANCE , 57 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • epilepsy
and was treated with Epilim Chrono Tablets. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Epilim side effects: amnesia, condition aggravated, convulsion, tremor. Epilim Chrono Tablets dosage: 2200 Mg Daily.
Associated medications used:
  • Tegretol
  • Allopurinol


Convulsion (6712094-9)
on Apr 28, 2010 Female from FRANCE , child 7 years of age, was treated with Epilim Tablets. Patient felt the following Epilim side effects: convulsion. Epilim Tablets dosage: N/A.

Blood Amylase Increased, C-reactive Protein Increased, Pancreatitis Acute (6667933-7)
Patient was taking Epilim. After Epilim was administered, patient encountered several Epilim side effects: blood amylase increased, c-reactive protein increased, pancreatitis acute on Mar 26, 2010 from FRANCE Additional patient health information: Female , 32 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • bipolar disorder
and. Epilim dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Lofepramine
  • Lorazepam
  • Risperidone
  • Thyroxine
Patient was hospitalized.

Convulsion, Product Quality Issue (6661295-7)
Adverse event was reported on Mar 22, 2010 by a Male taking Epilim (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with
  • epilepsy
and. Location: FRANCE , 46 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Epilim side effects: convulsion, product quality issue.
Associated medications used:
  • Simvastatin
  • Perindopril


Dizziness, Headache, Malaise, Nausea, Product Quality Issue, Product Substitution Issue (6649775-1)
on Mar 16, 2010 Female from FRANCE , 52 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • epilepsy
and was treated with Epilim Tablets. Patient felt the following Epilim side effects: dizziness, headache, malaise, nausea, product quality issue, product substitution issue. Epilim Tablets dosage: N/A.

International Normalised Ratio Increased (6635333-1)
on Mar 05, 2010 Male from FRANCE , 75 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • convulsion
and was treated with Epilim Injection. After Epilim was administered, patient encountered several Epilim side effects: international normalised ratio increased. Epilim Injection dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Amoxicillin
  • Dipyridamole
  • Aspirin
  • Simvastatin
  • Movicol


Aggression, Disorientation, Mania (6635331-8)
Patient was taking Epilim Injection. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Epilim side effects: aggression, disorientation, mania on Mar 05, 2010 from FRANCE Additional patient health information: Female , 80 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • headache
  • convulsion
  • systemic lupus erythematosus
and. Epilim Injection dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Convulsion (6614006-5)
Adverse event was reported on Feb 24, 2010 by a Female taking Epilim (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with
  • convulsion prophylaxis
and. Location: FRANCE , 43 years of age, Patient felt the following Epilim side effects: convulsion.

Dizziness, Headache, Malaise, Nausea, Product Quality Issue, Product Substitution Issue (6608978-2)
on Feb 19, 2010 Female from FRANCE , 52 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • epilepsy
and was treated with Epilim Tablets. After Epilim was administered, patient encountered several Epilim side effects: dizziness, headache, malaise, nausea, product quality issue, product substitution issue. Epilim Tablets dosage: 600mg Daily.

Clumsiness, Coordination Abnormal, Parkinson's Disease, Tremor (6606627-0)
on Feb 16, 2010 Female from FRANCE , 66 years of age, was treated with Epilim Tablets. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Epilim side effects: clumsiness, coordination abnormal, parkinson's disease, tremor. Epilim Tablets dosage: 2 Gram Daily.
Associated medications used:
  • Olanzapine


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