Review: Fentanyl and Keppra
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Fentanyl and Keppra. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 114 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Fentanyl (latest outcomes from 14,394 users) has active ingredients of fentanyl citrate. It is often used in pain.
Keppra (latest outcomes from 21,200 users) has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy.
On Oct, 26, 2014: 114 people who take Fentanyl, Keppra are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Fentanyl (fentanyl citrate)
- Keppra (levetiracetam)
Drug effectiveness over time :
Most common drug interactions over time * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Nausea||Overdose||Application Site Ulcer||Physical Disability||n/a||n/a||n/a||Convulsion|
|Drug Withdrawal Syndrome||Pancytopenia||Mouth Ulceration||Paranoia||Respiratory Failure|
|Back Pain||Blood Pressure Decreased||Herpes Simplex||Overdose||Hypotension|
|Overdose||Suicidal Ideation||Dysgeusia||Sacroiliitis||Oedema Peripheral|
|Suicidal Ideation||Sacroiliitis||Drug Ineffective||Unresponsive To Stimuli||Pneumonia|
|Arachnoiditis||Calculus Urinary||Burning Sensation Mucosal||Suicidal Ideation||Renal Failure Chronic|
|Sacroiliitis||Depressed Level Of Consciousness||Oral Discomfort||Nausea||Loss Of Consciousness|
|Memory Impairment||Urinary Tract Infection||Gingival Pain||Memory Impairment||Sepsis|
|Anger||Intestinal Obstruction||Application Site Irritation||Back Pain||Dyspnoea|
Drug effectiveness by gender :
Most common drug interactions by gender * :
|Hypotension||Renal Failure Chronic|
|Deep Vein Thrombosis||Hypotension|
|Pain||Loss Of Consciousness|
Drug effectiveness by age :
Most common drug interactions by age * :
|Paraesthesia Oral||n/a||Dermatitis Medicamentosa||Completed Suicide||Hypotension||Oedema Peripheral||Convulsion||Respiratory Failure|
|Tongue Discolouration||Skin Desquamation Nos||Respiratory Arrest||Myoclonus||Convulsion||Pain||Vomiting|
|Hypoaesthesia Oral||Pulmonary Embolism||Cardiac Arrest||Drug Toxicity||Alanine Aminotransferase Increased||Cardiomyopathy||Sepsis|
|Glossodynia||Exanthem||Chest Discomfort||Neuralgia||Thrombocytopenia||Urinary Tract Infection||Nausea|
|Dysgeusia||Erythema||Pruritus||Pyrexia||Hypoalbuminaemia||Respiratory Failure||Renal Failure Chronic|
|Gingival Pain||Status Epilepticus||Erythema||Ventricular Tachycardia||Nausea||Hypotension||Convulsion|
|Drug Effect Decreased||Electrolyte Imbalance||Gingival Disorder||Operative Haemorrhage||Haemoptysis||Rib Fracture||Hypotension|
|Rash Maculo-papular||Oropharyngeal Discomfort||Blood Creatinine Increased||Hypofibrinogenaemia||Mental Status Changes||Dyspnoea|
|Dystonia Aggravated||Poisoning||Blood Lactic Acid Increased||Leukopenia||Infection||Loss Of Consciousness|
|Pain||Self Injurious Behaviour||Cardiac Arrest||Asthenia||Deformity||Anaemia|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):
- Last night went to hospital as i was shaking and dizzy scared it was after my third dose of avelox. is this a side effect? i'm scared to take anything even my regular medications today was shaking
(Asked by a 31 year old woman who has Breathing - Slowed Or Stopped, Dizzy, Shaky, and takes Percocet, Fentanyl, Avelox)
Taken pain mess for years got chest infection was given avelox three days ago. Last nights dose I started shaking couldn't breathe so shaky yet I am dehydrated too. I had woke up drank coffee then took my mess regular and started shaking all over again. Drank three glasses of juice and two of water ...
- Is safe keppra for g6pd?
(Asked by a 4 year old girl who has G6pd, Cerebral Palsy, and takes Keppra)
my baby is 3 yrs old g6pd and cerebral palsy condition,, she suffering seizures
- Side effects of cialis and levereticetam
(Asked by a 88 year old man who has Epilepsy, and takes Cialis, Levetiracetam)
erectile disfunction in 85+ male having marital relations with 80+ wife
- Can aperson be treated for hep c when they have an avm
(Asked by a 49 year old man who has AVM - Cerebral, Hep C, and takes Extended Phenytoin Sodium, Keppra, Amlodipine Besylate, Lisinopril, Spironolactone)
I just wanted to know if it was safe to receive treatment for hep c while still having a portion of my avm still existing
- Regarding pregnancy, does keppra present less side effects than depakote ? which one is more likely to avoid problems for the baby ?
(Asked by a 36 year old woman who has Pregnancy, and takes Keppra)
I have been on Keppra (2.000 mg a day) for 3 months now. Before, I took Depakote for almost 10 years. In both cases my epilepsy symptoms were controlled. I was advised to change (from Depakote to Keppra) by my Neurologist as I am planning to get pregnant in the coming months. I would like to confirm ...
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- Seizure patient was on depakote for 16 years now on keppra 1500 mg.
(Posted by a 29 year old woman who has Epilepsy, and takes Vicodin, Vitamin D, Depakote, Keppra)
I am 28 years old and been off depakote for 5 months. I started keppra to control my seizure disorder, which works great. But for the past year I have developed osteoarthritis in my thoracic, si joints, and lumbar. I get alot of muscle hypersensitivity and pain. Can any of this be due to long term ...
- Chest pain from keppra xr
(Posted by a 58 year old man who has Intractable Epilepsy, and takes Keppra Xr)
after 6 years developed right side pain near kidneys a few days a month . 2 inside of eye lid red dry eyes took keppra 7 years . started to have chest pain left side .after a month of pain . that would start 3 to 6 hours after taking keppra . would have pain thru the day stopped keppr ...
- Health issues and struggles
(Posted by a 50 year old woman who has Epilepsy, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Graves Disease, Brain Tumor, Head Trauma, Insomnia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Pain Syndrome, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Tinnitus, Seasonal Allergy, and takes Keppra, Lamictal, Vitamin D, Fish Oil)
I have numerous health issues. Some I've lived with not realizing they were there. Others are caused by meds I've taken in the past or am still using now. Lupus is the most recent and biggest trouble I have right now. It is caused by the one drug that finally gave me control of my seizures Some o ...
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(Posted by a 42 year old woman who has Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Brain Damage, Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome, Encephalopathy, Partial (focal) Seizure, and takes Dilantin, Keppra, Lamictal, Lorazepam, Seroquel, Slow-k, Miralax, Lovenox, Ondansetron, Ibuprofen, Sennosides, Folic Acid, Hycodan)
After having one treatment of Gemzar, I had a severe reaction, which caused me to have many seizures. This caused me to developed PRES, which in turn has caused me to have brain damage.When I came out of my induced coma I did not know where I was, nor did I know who my family members were. I could n ...
- Ringing in the ears from keppra
(Posted by a 61 year old woman who has Ringing In The Ears, and takes Keppra)
The ringing started almost immediately. Two doctors I saw said they never heard of that side effect with Keppra. It's bad from late at night through the early morning.
Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Fentanyl (fentanyl citrate) is often used to treat pain. Keppra (levetiracetam) is often used to treat epilepsy. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Fentanyl is used in:
- Keppra is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Fentanyl alternatives:
- Keppra alternatives:
Recent related drug studies (Check your drugs):
- A study of side effects of Keppra for a patient with Seizure. The patient has Hypothermia (body temperature drops below the required temperature for normal metabolism and body functions)
Comments: Started having low sodium that would cause a seizure. Doesn't have seizures unless in great pain with kidney stones or his sodium drops low. Started I think after he was put on keppra, clonidine, and the melitonin. He has a shunt from hydrocephalus, and had a grade 4 brain hemmorrage when born. Is n ...
- A study of side effects of Levetiracetam for a patient with Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy. The patient has Exchange Blood Transfusion
Comments: I have to choose between taking the drugs and having seizures or staying off the drugs and raising my blood count. I have no choice but to stay on the drugs and struggle daily to keep my blood count up with supplementation, herbs, others pills, etc.
- A study of side effects of Keppra for a patient with Seizures. The patient has During 4 Years Of Keppra Use I Have Virtually No Libido And Difficulty In Achieving An Erection
Comments: Although I am now 65 and I have been taking 3000 mg of Keppra every day for the past 4 years since my seizure, I have experienced a diminished libido and an even more absence of erections. I am in fairly good condition for my age and prior to this medication I have never had any sexual issues in the ...
- A study of side effects of Keppra Xr for a patient with Seizures. The patient has Vimpat Iv
Comments: I was started on Keppra after being hospitalized for a blackout, eeg showed seizure peaks..3 mons. into the medicine I began having mouth facial neck pain and involuntary movements along with confusion...Dr. gave me IV Vimpat which madde it worse, was this a side effect to these medicines? for over ...
- A study of drug interactions between Valium, Fentanyl for a patient with Pain. The patient has Itching, Sweating Increased, Swallowing Difficulty, Stomach Pain
Comments: I have been on transdermal fentanyl for five years. I got up to 100mcg/72 hours. I tried to wean down to get off the fentanyl patches and got down to 25 mcg. but had to increase to 50 mcg. due to pain. I have many allergies and cannot take proton pump inhibitors, Benadryl, or nausea medicines. I ha ...
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