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 222 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)

Melatonin

Melatonin has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Melatonin 8,403 users)

On Sep, 16, 2016

222 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
  • apathy
  • asthenia
  • depressed mood
  • depression
  • diverticular perforation
  • drooling
  • dysarthria
  • erythema
1 - 6 months:
  • convulsion
  • aggression
  • diarrhoea
  • headache
  • vomiting
  • abdominal pain upper
  • cellulitis
  • gastroenteritis
  • malaise
  • pyrexia
6 - 12 months:
  • insomnia
  • thrombocytopenia
  • epilepsy
  • sleep phase rhythm disturbance
  • carnitine abnormal
  • erythromelalgia
  • hyperactivity
  • seizure
  • sleep disorder
1 - 2 years:
  • pancreatitis acute
  • pancreatitis relapsing
  • leukocytosis
  • blood pressure increased
  • carnitine abnormal
  • complex partial seizures
  • electrocardiogram qt prolonged
  • grand mal convulsion
  • insomnia
5 - 10 years:
  • erythromelalgia
  • hyperactivity
  • insomnia
not specified:
  • convulsion
  • seizure
  • pyrexia
  • ear infection
  • cognitive disorder
  • nephrolithiasis
  • vomiting
  • diarrhoea
  • stomatitis
  • sleep disorder

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • convulsion
  • seizure
  • cognitive disorder
  • ear infection
  • nephrolithiasis
  • diarrhoea
  • flushing
  • insomnia
  • lip disorder
  • nausea
male:
  • convulsion
  • ear infection
  • sleep disorder
  • pyrexia
  • cognitive disorder
  • urinary tract infection
  • diarrhoea
  • vomiting
  • nephrolithiasis
  • stomatitis

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • drug ineffective
  • hyperammonaemia
  • insomnia
  • somnolence
2-9:
  • convulsion
  • ear infection
  • cognitive disorder
  • nephrolithiasis
  • aggression
  • stomatitis
  • vomiting
  • pyrexia
  • abnormal behaviour
  • diarrhoea
10-19:
  • convulsion
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • decreased appetite
  • mood altered
  • constipation
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • pyrexia
  • anticonvulsant drug level decreased
  • hallucination, visual
20-29:
  • pyrexia
  • headache
  • cellulitis
  • diarrhoea
  • diplopia
  • hypocalcaemia
  • hyponatraemia
  • hypotension
  • hypothyroidism
  • lymphopenia
30-39:
  • flushing
  • lip disorder
  • gallbladder enlargement
  • seizure
  • convulsion
  • device expulsion
  • pain
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • cardiac disorder
  • circadian rhythm sleep disorder
40-49:
  • decreased appetite
  • diarrhoea
  • hypothyroidism
  • abasia
  • convulsion
  • epilepsy
  • hypoaesthesia
  • hypotension
  • insomnia
  • muscular weakness
50-59:
  • convulsion
  • fall
  • aphasia
  • diarrhoea
  • anxiety
  • asthma
  • bronchospasm
  • cerebral infarction
  • dyspnoea
  • insomnia
60+:
  • sleep disorder
  • cognitive disorder
  • ear infection
  • nephrolithiasis
  • stomatitis
  • urinary tract infection
  • convulsion
  • seizure
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • diarrhoea

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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