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Review: taking Xanax and Keppra together

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Xanax and Keppra together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Xanax and Keppra. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 565 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

 

 

 

 

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What are the drugs

Xanax has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 59,014 Xanax users)

Keppra has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from 21,228 Keppra users)

On Jan, 13, 2015: 565 people who take Xanax, Keppra are studied

Xanax, Keppra outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Xanax (alprazolam)
- Keppra (levetiracetam)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Xanax is effective50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
66.67%
(4 of 6 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Keppra is effective0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
16.67%
(1 of 6 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
InsomniaDiverticulitisHeart Disease CongenitalEar CongestionFallTagametLoss Of ConsciousnessConvulsion
ConstipationLarge Intestine PerforationCryingRespiratory DisorderConvulsionAuraConvulsionFall
JaundiceHepatic FailureIrritabilityInsomniaJaw FractureTinnitusSuicidal IdeationPain
HypoxiaCytolytic HepatitisHypoxiaHeart Disease CongenitalVision BlurredShort-term Memory LossAgitationNausea
CryingAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedInsomniaCryingFrustrationConfusionDepressionInsomnia
Heart Disease CongenitalComaEar CongestionMotor Developmental DelayTinnitusHeadachesAnxietyVomiting
Atrial Septal DefectCholestasisDiarrhoeaUpper Respiratory Tract InfectionAngerHeartburn - ChronicTagametDizziness
IrritabilityInsomniaMotor Developmental DelayTachypnoeaAuraAngerDrug Ineffective
Ammonia IncreasedAggressionRespiratory DisorderFailure To ThriveConfusionVision BlurredHeadache
Road Traffic AccidentSeizure ClusterConstipationPapuleLoss Of Sensation, Numbness And Tingling, Paresthesias, Sensory Loss, Tingling And NumbnessFrustrationPneumonia

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Xanax is effective69.23%
(9 of 13 people)
22.22%
(2 of 9 people)
Keppra is effective50.00%
(6 of 12 people)
11.11%
(1 of 9 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
ConvulsionConvulsion
FallInsomnia
PainPyrexia
DizzinessNausea
NauseaCondition Aggravated
HeadacheVomiting
Drug IneffectiveRoad Traffic Accident
VomitingDiarrhoea
AstheniaRhinorrhoea
PneumoniaFall

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Xanax is effectiven/an/a33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
66.67%
(4 of 6 people)
14.29%
(3 of 21 people)
8.33%
(1 of 12 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
Keppra is effectiven/an/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
28.57%
(2 of 7 people)
14.29%
(2 of 14 people)
8.33%
(1 of 12 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/aSyncopeTicConvulsionConvulsionConvulsionConvulsionFall
NeutrophiliaElectrocardiogram Qt ProlongedNephrolithiasisVomitingHeadacheAstheniaConvulsion
LeukocytosisAnxietyPainInsomniaDizzinessFallPneumonia
Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone SecretionLethargyGrand Mal ConvulsionFallInsomniaDeathPain
Blood Chloride DecreasedMusculoskeletal StiffnessDrug IneffectivePneumoniaMalaiseDyspnoeaNausea
Suicidal IdeationRenal Failure AcuteDeep Vein ThrombosisParaesthesiaDrug IneffectiveDizziness
Accidental OverdoseFebrile NeutropeniaSyncopeFallVision BlurredHeadache
Drug ToxicityRoad Traffic AccidentPulmonary EmbolismHypoaesthesiaVisual ImpairmentDysphagia
Blood Prolactin IncreasedJoint SwellingHypotensionOedema PeripheralMalaiseGait Disturbance
Condition AggravatedHaematocheziaAsthmaPainHypoaesthesiaAnaemia

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 day ago):

  • I CONTINUE TO HAVE STARING SEIZURES,WITH HEAT,ANXIETY,PAIN,STRESS,FATIGUE,MUSCLE WEAKNESS,RESTLESS LEGS AND ARMS, TIA STROKES, NAUSEA, ETC...

    Reply

  • From this study (10 months ago):

  • After taking Keppra for 9 months following a grand mal seizure and subsequent brain tumor removal, I suddenly developed extreme OCD. I literally count everything. When I try to read,the phrases repeat in my head. The simplest task has become a monumental struggle. My physician has had me on 50 mg Sertraline for3 weeks now, along with Xanax. The OCD is still intense.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • can these medications produce your heart to flatline 4 seconds they did cardiac testing then a loop monitor which picked up a few incidents and they want to put a pacemaker now i am only 32 i do have mental and physical issues is this reaolly necessary

    Reply

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On eHealthMe, Xanax (alprazolam) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. 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.

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