Keppra and Anticonvulsant drug level increased - from FDA reports


Summary

Anticonvulsant drug level increased is found among people who take Keppra, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Dilantin, and have Epilepsy. This review analyzes which people have Anticonvulsant drug level increased 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, 29, 2017

36,800 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra.
Among them, 115 people (0.31%) have Anticonvulsant Drug Level Increased


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Keppra cause Anticonvulsant drug level increased?

Time on Keppra when people have Anticonvulsant Drug Level Increased *:

  • < 1 month: 71.43 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.14 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.14 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Anticonvulsant Drug Level Increased when taking Keppra *:

  • female: 66.37 %
  • male: 33.63 %

Age of people who have Anticonvulsant Drug Level Increased when taking Keppra *:

  • 0-1: 1.15 %
  • 2-9: 3.45 %
  • 10-19: 14.94 %
  • 20-29: 11.49 %
  • 30-39: 12.64 %
  • 40-49: 21.84 %
  • 50-59: 11.49 %
  • 60+: 22.99 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Epilepsy (47 people, 40.87%)
  • Convulsion (27 people, 23.48%)
  • Seizures (12 people, 10.43%)
  • Birth Control (7 people, 6.09%)
  • Convulsion Prophylaxis (5 people, 4.35%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Dilantin (28 people, 24.35%)
  • Tegretol (22 people, 19.13%)
  • Lamictal (11 people, 9.57%)
  • Phenytoin (10 people, 8.70%)
  • Zonegran (8 people, 6.96%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Convulsion (30 people, 26.09%)
  • Fatigue (16 people, 13.91%)
  • Drowsiness (16 people, 13.91%)
  • Dizziness (14 people, 12.17%)
  • Balance Disorder (13 people, 11.30%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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