Review: could Keppra cause Acne?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 25, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 19,600 people who take Keppra. Among them, 37 have Acne. See who they are, when they have Acne and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
For patients like me, how are my drugs? On eHealthMe, you can research 300 million drug outcomes from FDA and social media. We use data reported since 1977 till to date. All studies are personalized to gender and age. Start now >>>
Keppra (latest outcomes from 21,097 users) has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy, seizures. Commonly reported side effects of Keppra include convulsion prophylaxis, convulsion, fatigue, fatigue aggravated, weakness.
Acne (skin problems that cause pimples) (latest reports from 62,873 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis.
On Feb, 22, 2014: 18,533 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 37 people (0.20%) have Acne.
Time on Keppra when people have Acne * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Acne when taking Keppra * :
Age of people who have Acne when taking Keppra * :
Severity of Acne when taking Keppra ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Acne ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Epilepsy (22 people, 59.46%)
- Convulsion (15 people, 40.54%)
- Vitamin supplementation (9 people, 24.32%)
- Migraine (9 people, 24.32%)
- Pregnancy (9 people, 24.32%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Biotin (10 people, 27.03%)
- Keppra xr (10 people, 27.03%)
- Multi-vitamin (9 people, 24.32%)
- Rota vaccine (9 people, 24.32%)
- Ambien (9 people, 24.32%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Related topic: Keppra, Acne
You can also:
On eHealthMe, Keppra (levetiracetam) is often used for epilepsy. Find out below the conditions Keppra is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is Keppra used for and how effective is it:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
Could it be a symptom from a condition:
Browse Keppra side effects from A to Z:
Browse Keppra drug interactions with drugs from A to Z:
Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause it?
Comments from related studies:
From this study (2 days ago):
Within 2-3 hours of taking med,500mg, itching starts and last about 6-8 hours. Makes sleeping difficult,is magnified with Ibuprofen and I have a history of MS.
From this study (5 days ago):
From this study (6 days ago):
diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme grade 4
Post a new comment OR Read more comments
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- Has anyone have restless syndrom after taking keppra
I was diagnosed with restless leg syndrome after taking keppra. My condition is serve, luckily I was in the hospital when I had my episode. I was on camera for observation of partial seizure when this happened on my second day in the hospital. Has one had a severely bad episode. I became hysterical ...
- 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
- Weight gain and suicidal thoughts from levetiracetam? know a lawyer to bring justice?
On Levetiracetam, I gained 130 lbs, experienced frantic thoughts of killing myself, depression, mania, anxiety, mood swings, and was even misdiagnosed as bipolar. Upon stopping the medication, I lost 130 lbs. in 8 months. I have incurred $20,000 so far in medical costs from the weight loss. I am ...
More questions for: Keppra, Acne
You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):
- 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 o ...
- Spironolactone caused meibomian gland dysfunction
I started taking spironolactone to help with hormonal acne. I took 1 pill for 3 months without any noticeable problems. Then my dermatologist increased to 2X/day. Within 1 week the glands in my eyes (meibomian glands) completely clogged up and caused severe dry eye. I continued taking the spiron ...
- Understanding and living with cancer
After having one treatment of Gemzar, I had a sever 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 no ...
More reviews for: Keppra, Acne
Related drug studies for: Keppra, Acne
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.
DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.
You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.