Review: taking Levetiracetam and Diazepam together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Levetiracetam and Diazepam together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Levetiracetam and Diazepam. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,479 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Levetiracetam

Levetiracetam has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Levetiracetam 13,907 users)

Diazepam

Diazepam has active ingredients of diazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Diazepam 48,664 users)

On Sep, 17, 2016

1,479 people who take Levetiracetam, Diazepam are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Levetiracetam and Diazepam drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Levetiracetam:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Diazepam:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 5 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Levetiracetam:
  • female: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • male: 42.0% - (3 of 7 people)
Diazepam:
  • female: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • male: 50.0% - (3 of 6 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Levetiracetam:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 50-59: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
Diazepam:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 50-59: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • seizure
  • convulsion
  • memory impairment
  • coma
  • diarrhoea
  • drug ineffective
  • alopecia
  • eating disorder
  • stress
  • visual impairment
1 - 6 months:
  • convulsion
  • respiratory acidosis
  • cardiac arrest
  • drug ineffective
  • hypoventilation
  • tachycardia
  • vomiting
  • aggression
  • headache
  • malaise
6 - 12 months:
  • abasia
  • convulsion
  • complex partial seizures
  • dysuria
  • eating disorder
  • muscle twitching
  • myoclonus
  • simple partial seizures
  • anxiety
  • irritability
1 - 2 years:
  • convulsion
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • suicidal ideation
  • brain neoplasm
  • carnitine abnormal
  • drug ineffective
  • dysarthria
  • hemiplegia
  • intracranial pressure increased
2 - 5 years:
  • chest wall pain
  • hair loss
  • impaired memory
  • light sensitivity
  • migraine
  • pinpoint red spots on the skin
  • stomach pain
  • tiredness
  • convulsion
  • psychotic disorder
5 - 10 years:
  • simple partial seizures
  • urinary tract infection
  • abdominal pain
  • abnormal behaviour
  • abasia
  • complex partial seizures
  • dysuria
  • eating disorder
  • muscle twitching
  • myoclonus
10+ years:
  • constipation
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • urinary bladder polyp
  • weakness
not specified:
  • convulsion
  • drug ineffective
  • seizure
  • pyrexia
  • status epilepticus
  • vomiting
  • somnolence
  • anxiety
  • fall
  • insomnia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • convulsion
  • drug ineffective
  • pyrexia
  • anxiety
  • seizure
  • diarrhoea
  • headache
  • weight decreased
  • pain
  • insomnia
male:
  • convulsion
  • seizure
  • drug ineffective
  • status epilepticus
  • vomiting
  • somnolence
  • loss of consciousness
  • pyrexia
  • encephalopathy
  • fall

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • respiratory acidosis
  • drug ineffective
  • tachycardia
  • cardiac arrest
  • hypoventilation
  • convulsion
  • cardiac arrest neonatal
  • metabolic acidosis
  • neonatal respiratory distress syndrome
  • seizure
2-9:
  • convulsion
  • pyrexia
  • vomiting
  • status epilepticus
  • pneumonia
  • drug ineffective
  • lethargy
  • seizure
  • blood ketone body increased
  • dehydration
10-19:
  • convulsion
  • vomiting
  • drug ineffective
  • respiratory failure
  • pyrexia
  • seizure
  • status epilepticus
  • tremor
  • coma
  • drooling
20-29:
  • convulsion
  • urinary tract infection
  • drug ineffective
  • simple partial seizures
  • progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy
  • seizure
  • pancreatitis
  • pyrexia
  • abasia
  • complex partial seizures
30-39:
  • convulsion
  • status epilepticus
  • completed suicide
  • drug ineffective
  • asthenia
  • rash
  • pain
  • suicidal ideation
  • arthralgia
  • epilepsy
40-49:
  • convulsion
  • loss of consciousness
  • somnolence
  • anxiety
  • insomnia
  • diarrhoea
  • drug ineffective
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • mood swings
50-59:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • agitation
  • headache
  • emotional disorder
  • flatulence
  • pain
  • convulsion
  • cough
  • fatigue
60+:
  • convulsion
  • fall
  • hyponatraemia
  • depression
  • fatigue
  • urinary tract infection
  • anxiety
  • pyrexia
  • encephalopathy
  • feeling abnormal

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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