Keppra and Acne - from FDA reports
Acne is found among people who take Keppra, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Afinitor, and have Epilepsy. This review analyzes which people have Acne with Keppra. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 36,800 people who have side effects when taking Keppra from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 23, 2017
36,800 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra.
Among them, 80 people (0.22%) have Acne
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Keppra when people have Acne *:
- < 1 month: 28.57 %
- 1 - 6 months: 42.86 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 28.57 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Acne when taking Keppra *:
- female: 67.57 %
- male: 32.43 %
Age of people who have Acne when taking Keppra *:
- 0-1: 1.59 %
- 2-9: 1.59 %
- 10-19: 14.29 %
- 20-29: 23.81 %
- 30-39: 12.7 %
- 40-49: 15.87 %
- 50-59: 19.05 %
- 60+: 7.94 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Epilepsy (17 people, 21.25%)
- Convulsion (11 people, 13.75%)
- Brain Neoplasm Benign (8 people, 10.00%)
- Angiomyolipoma (5 people, 6.25%)
- Vitamin Supplementation (4 people, 5.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Afinitor (21 people, 26.25%)
- Lamictal (12 people, 15.00%)
- Topamax (10 people, 12.50%)
- Lyrica (10 people, 12.50%)
- Zyrtec (6 people, 7.50%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (20 people, 25.00%)
- Fatigue (16 people, 20.00%)
- Diarrhea (13 people, 16.25%)
- Weight Decreased (12 people, 15.00%)
- Stress And Anxiety (12 people, 15.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Acne when taking Keppra?
Keppra has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Keppra 39,352 users)
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