A study for a 12-year old boy who takes Keppra, Ibuprofen
Summary: 13 male patients aged 12 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.
This is a personalized study for a 12 year old male patient who has Absence seizure, Fever and children. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.
What are the drugs
Keppra has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from 21,247 Keppra users)
Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 61,637 Ibuprofen users)
What are the conditions
Absence seizure (impairment of consciousness in epilepsy) can be treated by Keppra, Lamictal, Topamax, Depakote Er, Zarontin, Tegretol. (latest reports from 242 Absence Seizure patients)
Fever and children can be treated by Tylenol, Ibuprofen, Motrin. (latest reports from 88 Fever And Children patients)
On Feb, 25, 2015: 13 males aged 6 (±5) who take Keppra, Ibuprofen are studied
Information of the patient in this study:
Conditions: Absence seizure, Fever and children
- Keppra - 100MG/ML (levetiracetam): used for 6 - 12 months
- Ibuprofen - 200MG (ibuprofen): used for < 1 month
eHealthMe real world results:
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|
|Muscular Weakness (muscle weakness)||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||Constipation|
|Heart Rate Decreased||Dysphagia (condition in which swallowing is difficult or painful)|
|Tracheitis (an inflammation of the trachea)||Asthenia (weakness)|
|Vocal Cord Disorder||Vocal Cord Disorder|
|Dysphagia (condition in which swallowing is difficult or painful)||Drooling (drop saliva uncontrollably from the mouth)|
|Drooling (drop saliva uncontrollably from the mouth)||Muscular Weakness (muscle weakness)|
|Areflexia (absence of a reflex)||Areflexia (absence of a reflex)|
|Asthenia (weakness)||Tracheitis (an inflammation of the trachea)|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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- support group for people who have Absence Seizure
- support group for people who have Fever And Children
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- support group for people who take Keppra
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Over past 2 months have been increasing Keppra to present dose of 2000 miligrams daily. Low Sodium level detected 2 weeks ago, at 130. Dilantin is 600 miligrams daily.
Just want to see if I should ask my doc about changing to Vimpat from Carbatrol. Carbatrol sounds like it has way too many side effcts for me......like diarrhea and sleep problems which I have.
schrodinger on Oct, 4, 2011:
I took carbamezapine (brand name Tegretol) and had CNS/ auditory disturbance... ototoxicity. Was unstable in balance, and almost lost my hearing. As a musician and radio operator, this was TOTALLY unacceptable, and the loss of balance was unsafe. Had to discontinue and can never take this drug again.
Related drug interaction studies:
- Ibuprofen and Keppra drug interactions (416 reports)
Drug effectiveness in real world:
- Keppra for Absence Seizure reported by 25 people (updated 15 hours ago)
- Ibuprofen for Fever And Children reported by 7 people (updated 1 week ago)
Complete drug side effects:
- Absence Seizure (15 drugs in 116 reports) (updated 2 weeks ago)
- Fever And Children (4 drugs in 28 reports) (updated 4 months ago)
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.
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