A study for a 14-year old girl who takes keppra, Claritin
Summary: 24 female patients aged 14 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.
This is a personalized study for a 14 year old female patient who has Seizure - Temporal Lobe, Seasonal Allergy. 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 21,243 Keppra users)
Claritin has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 24,202 Claritin users)
What are the conditions
Seizure - temporal lobe (a term that refers to a condition where seizures are generated in the portion of the brain called the temporal lobe) can be treated by Keppra, Lamictal, Lamotrigine, Levetiracetam. (latest reports from 184 Seizure - Temporal Lobe patients)
Seasonal allergy (allergic condition due to certain season) can be treated by Zyrtec, Allegra, Claritin, Loratadine, Zyrtec Allergy, Claritin-d 24 Hour. (latest reports from 6,960 Seasonal Allergy patients)
On Mar, 2, 2015: 24 females aged 14 (±5) who take keppra, Claritin are studied
Information of the patient in this study:
Conditions: Seizure - Temporal Lobe, Seasonal Allergy
- keppra (levetiracetam): used for 1 - 2 years
- Claritin (loratadine): used for 1 - 6 months
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|
|Pain||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures)|
|Injury||Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)|
|Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)||Condition Aggravated (worse condition)|
|Suicidal Ideation||Stevens-johnson Syndrome (an immune-complex-mediated hypersensitivity disorder. it ranges from mild skin and mucous membrane lesions to a severe)|
|Unresponsive To Stimuli|
|Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)|
|Drug Tolerance Decreased|
|Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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- support group for people who have Seasonal Allergy
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- support group for people who take Keppra
Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):
- Can i use a lidocaine patch for back pain if i am taking prograf for anti-rejection post lung transplant?
Transplant was 6 years ago.
Has suffered from PTLD on several occasions before.
Recently hospitalized for Periodic Fever Syndrome.
Received Interleukin 6 blocker last week and fevers have resolved, but back pain is still present
- Does keppra negatively affect distant runners? does it lower their stamina?
My 16 year old daughter plays soccer and is now trying to run cross country. She clearly "runs out of gas" quicker than the other girls. She's very athletic, 5'4" 115 lbs. She is trying out for cross country but can't keep up. She's very determined, but I'm sure frustrated, although she doesn't show it.
She takes Keppra along with Diamox for her epilepsy. She started having generalized seizures in February 2011 after having petite mal (fully controlled) seizures since 2007. She has been seizure free since May 2012.Can keppra and or Diamox cause not just fatigue but loss of stamina?
- Could my hearing loss be related to my epilepsy or anti-convulsant medications
I have a hormone related seizure disorder and I am wondering if my hearing loss could be related in any way to my conditions and/or medications.
You may be interested at these reviews (Write a review):
- Loss of taste and smell from taking benadryl
I went to an ENT had a CT scan and found nothing wrong with my sinuses after I lost my sense of taste n smell. i learned to live with it for almost 3 years. I searched the net and found nothing until now. I was having other medical issues and had to quit taking all meds and I started to get my smell and taste back. Found out that it was benedryl causing my loss of smell and taste. I won't ever take benedryl again! You dont realize how much it means to smell and taste again.
- Seizure patient was on depakote for 16 years now on keppra 1500 mg.
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 effects of seizure meds?
- Chest pain from 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 keppra . chest pain went a way 2 days later .
switched to a new med . a month later no chest pain
I developed a allergy to Dilantin ten years ago and had chest pain. went away after stopping Dilantin
- Health issues and struggles
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 of the worst troubles have been TBI from birth. Epilepsy my entire life. Brain tumor ( surgery to remove it in 1982) Graves Disease. RA and most recently Lupus ( caused by the keppra)
- Effexor xr 150 mg and phentermine 37.5 mg
phentermine has caused significant weight loss. Effexor XR manages my GAD and depression but causes random physiological anxiety attacks, drastic increase in sweating, vivid and nightly nightmares
Comments from related studies:
From this study (4 years ago):
I had a temporal lobectomy for epilepsy 15 years ago after which the peripheral neuropathy started. To stop muscle spasms which started this year I was prescribed Baclofen. I feel like crap.
Related drug interaction studies:
- Keppra and Claritin drug interactions (235 reports)
Drug effectiveness in real world:
- Keppra for Seizure - Temporal Lobe reported by 22 people (updated 5 hours ago)
- Claritin for Seasonal Allergy reported by 28 people (updated 2 weeks ago)
Complete drug side effects:
- Seasonal Allergy (25 drugs in 310 reports) (updated 1 month ago)
- Seizure - Temporal Lobe (13 drugs in 79 reports) (updated 1 month ago)
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.
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