Review: taking Levetiracetam and Melatonin together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Levetiracetam and Melatonin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Levetiracetam and Melatonin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 119 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 8,731 users)

Melatonin

Melatonin has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Melatonin 4,547 users)

On Aug, 26, 2016

119 people who take Levetiracetam, Melatonin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Levetiracetam and Melatonin drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

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

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Levetiracetam:
  • female: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • male: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
Melatonin:
  • female: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • male: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Levetiracetam:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 10-19: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Melatonin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 20-29: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • somnolence
  • abscess intestinal
  • diverticular perforation
  • drooling
  • dysarthria
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • general physical health deterioration
  • hallucination
  • hyperammonaemia
  • hyponatraemia
1 - 6 months:
  • convulsion
  • aggression
  • diarrhoea
  • headache
  • vomiting
  • abdominal pain upper
  • gastroenteritis
  • malaise
  • pyrexia
  • viral infection
6 - 12 months:
  • carnitine abnormal
  • erythromelalgia
  • hyperactivity
  • insomnia
  • thrombocytopenia
1 - 2 years:
  • leukocytosis
  • blood pressure increased
  • carnitine abnormal
  • complex partial seizures
  • grand mal convulsion
  • insomnia
5 - 10 years:
  • erythromelalgia
  • hyperactivity
  • insomnia
not specified:
  • convulsion
  • pyrexia
  • cognitive disorder
  • ear infection
  • vomiting
  • nephrolithiasis
  • stomatitis
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • pneumonia
  • weight decreased

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • convulsion
  • cognitive disorder
  • ear infection
  • nephrolithiasis
  • stomatitis
  • hypotension
  • pyrexia
  • death
  • diarrhoea
  • hyponatraemia
male:
  • convulsion
  • vomiting
  • pyrexia
  • pneumonia
  • dehydration
  • mood altered
  • aggression
  • diarrhoea
  • hallucination, visual
  • headache

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • drug ineffective
  • hyperammonaemia
  • insomnia
  • somnolence
2-9:
  • convulsion
  • cognitive disorder
  • ear infection
  • nephrolithiasis
  • stomatitis
  • aggression
  • dehydration
  • diarrhoea
  • headache
  • lethargy
10-19:
  • convulsion
  • mood altered
  • constipation
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • pyrexia
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • anticonvulsant drug level decreased
  • hallucination, visual
  • irregular sleep phase
20-29:
  • pyrexia
  • diarrhoea
  • diplopia
  • headache
  • hypocalcaemia
  • hyponatraemia
  • hypotension
  • hypothyroidism
  • lymphopenia
  • neutropenia
30-39:
  • convulsion
  • circadian rhythm sleep disorder
  • device expulsion
  • flushing
  • lip disorder
  • pain
  • vaginal haemorrhage
40-49:
  • abasia
  • convulsion
  • hypotension
  • muscular weakness
  • tumour flare
  • anaemia postoperative
  • asthenia
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • bradycardia
  • central nervous system lesion
50-59:
  • convulsion
  • asthma
  • bronchospasm
  • muscle rigidity
  • rash erythematous
  • rib fracture
  • road traffic accident
  • anaemia
  • anxiety
  • aphasia
60+:
  • convulsion
  • cognitive disorder
  • ear infection
  • nephrolithiasis
  • sleep disorder
  • stomatitis
  • urinary tract infection
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • cerebrovascular accident

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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