Review: Lamictal and Keppra Xr drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Lamictal and Keppra Xr. It is created by eHealthMe based on 3,207 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Lamictal (latest outcomes from 40,293 users) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
Keppra xr (latest outcomes from 394 users) has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy.
On Feb, 27, 2014: 3,207 people who reported to have interactions when taking Lamictal, Keppra Xr are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Lamictal (lamotrigine)
- Keppra Xr (levetiracetam)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Lamictal, Keppra Xr:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)||637|
|Drug Exposure During Pregnancy||252|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||219|
|Grand Mal Convulsion (a type of generalized seizure that affects the entire brain)||210|
|Headache (pain in head)||156|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||151|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Lamictal, Keppra Xr:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)||34|
|Drug Exposure During Pregnancy||15|
|Autonomic Nervous System Imbalance (autonomic nervous system is of net equal emphasis)||12|
|Skin Discolouration (change of skin colour)||12|
|Tachypnoea (condition of rapid breathing over 20 per minute)||12|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Partial seizures
- Grand mal convulsion
- Complex partial seizures
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Folic acid
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Lamictal (lamotrigine) is often used to treat bipolar disorder. Keppra Xr (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:
- Lamictal is used in:
- Keppra xr is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Lamictal alternatives:
- Keppra xr alternatives:
Comments from related studies:
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twitching, deep aches, shaking, pain, cold feet, burning feet, inflammation
Repeat Kidney Stone formation with Lithotripsy X 3 and Laser Lithotripsy X 1.
I would like to know if any of these drugs are contributing to my conditions
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- By Ralshell: Has anyone have restless syndrom after taking keppra
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- By always kept private: Should you take zoloft with keppra and lamictal
Should I take Zoloft with Keppra and Lamictal? I sometimes feel like I am going to have seizure and this became more prevalent when I began taking Zoloft
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