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Review: could Keppra cause Acne?

We study 19,848 people who have side effects while taking Keppra from FDA and social media. Among them, 38 have Acne. Find out below who they are, when they have Acne and more.

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Keppra

Keppra (latest outcomes from 21,182 users) has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy.

Acne

Acne (skin problems that cause pimples) (latest reports from 63,523 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis.

On Sep, 17, 2014: 19,848 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 38 people (0.19%) have Acne.

Trend of Acne in Keppra reports

Time on Keppra when people have Acne * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Acne30.00%20.00%0.00%40.00%10.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Acne when taking Keppra * :

FemaleMale
Acne66.04%33.96%

Age of people who have Acne when taking Keppra * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Acne7.50%0.00%10.00%22.50%12.50%15.00%27.50%5.00%

Severity of Acne when taking Keppra ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Acne0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Acne ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Acne0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Epilepsy (23 people, 60.53%)
  2. Convulsion (15 people, 39.47%)
  3. Migraine (9 people, 23.68%)
  4. Pregnancy (9 people, 23.68%)
  5. Vitamin supplementation (9 people, 23.68%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Keppra xr (10 people, 26.32%)
  2. Biotin (10 people, 26.32%)
  3. Rota vaccine (9 people, 23.68%)
  4. Multi-vitamin (9 people, 23.68%)
  5. Ambien (9 people, 23.68%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 days ago):

  • Bumps,black blemishes only on jawbone. Its on both sides of my face. Never had skin problems until starting this medicine.

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  • From this study (5 days ago):

  • Acne isn't severe in that it is vast, but what I do get is large spots that resemble whiteheads, but deep beneath the surface. They stick around for months without ever changing or coming to a head. Sometimes they itch.

    My idea of severe weight gain: 25lbs in 6 weeks.

    Reply

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