A study for a 62 year old man who takes Keppra - from FDA reports


Summary

2,908 males aged 62 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 62 year old male patient who has Epilepsy. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Sep, 12, 2017

2,908 males aged 62 (±5) who take Keppra are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Keppra for a 62-year old man.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 62
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: Epilepsy
  • Drugs taken:
    • Keppra (levetiracetam)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Gallstones: 5 (0.17% of males aged 62 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Tiredness: 122 (4.2% of males aged 62 (±5) who take the drug)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

As an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  • convulsion
  • nausea and vomiting
  • loss of consciousness
  • thrombocytopenia
  • erythema multiforme
  • drug abuse and dependence
  • agranulocytosis
  • confusional state
  • fatigue
  • anaemia
1 - 6 months:
  • confusional state
  • fever
  • convulsion
  • agranulocytosis
  • thrombocytopenia
  • dizziness
  • slow response to stimuli
  • jaundice - yellow skin
  • gait disturbance
  • confusion
6 - 12 months:
  • confusional state
  • stress and anxiety
  • convulsion
  • depression
  • self-injurious ideation
  • paranoia
  • loss of consciousness
  • interstitial nephritis
  • depressed level of consciousness
  • irritability
1 - 2 years:
  • convulsion
  • erythema multiforme
  • eosinophil count increased
  • haematuria
  • paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia
  • hepatic failure
  • fall
  • pleural effusion
  • ascites
  • photophobia
2 - 5 years:
  • thrombocytopenia
  • balance disorder
  • leukopenia
  • septic shock
  • interstitial lung disease
  • red blood cell count decreased
  • urinary tract infection
  • rash morbilliform
  • pulmonary embolism
  • fatigue
5 - 10 years:
  • feeling abnormal
  • grand mal convulsion
  • libido decreased
  • affect lability
  • drowsiness
  • thrombocytopenia
  • personality disorder
  • memory loss
  • abdominal pain upper
  • tearfulness
10+ years:
  • transient ischaemic attack
  • eye pain
  • hyponatremia
  • ear pain
  • malaise
not specified:
  • convulsion
  • fatigue
  • weakness
  • thrombocytopenia
  • fall
  • confusional state
  • fever
  • drug ineffective
  • high blood pressure
  • nausea

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Convulsion (291 people, 10.01%)
  • High Blood Pressure (202 people, 6.95%)
  • Glioblastoma (139 people, 4.78%)
  • Preventive Health Care (130 people, 4.47%)
  • Pain (124 people, 4.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (144 people, 4.95%)
  • Dilantin (130 people, 4.47%)
  • Decadron (123 people, 4.23%)
  • Lamictal (119 people, 4.09%)
  • Dexamethasone (116 people, 3.99%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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