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Review: could Keppra cause Anticonvulsant drug level increased?

Summary: Anticonvulsant drug level increased is found among people who take Keppra, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Folic acid, and have Epilepsy.

We study 19,864 people who have side effects while taking Keppra from FDA and social media. Among them, 88 have Anticonvulsant drug level increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Anticonvulsant drug level increased and more.

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Keppra

Keppra (latest outcomes from 21,200 users) has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy.

Trend of keppra reports

Anticonvulsant drug level increased

Anticonvulsant drug level increased (latest reports from 4,508 patients) has been reported by people with convulsion, epilepsy, grand mal convulsion, high blood pressure, depression.

On Nov, 16, 2014: 19,864 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 88 people (0.44%) have Anticonvulsant Drug Level Increased.

Trend of Anticonvulsant drug level increased in Keppra reports

Time on Keppra when people have Anticonvulsant drug level increased * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Anticonvulsant drug level increased53.85%23.08%3.85%19.23%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Anticonvulsant drug level increased when taking Keppra * :

FemaleMale
Anticonvulsant drug level increased75.74%24.26%

Age of people who have Anticonvulsant drug level increased when taking Keppra * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Anticonvulsant drug level increased0.00%5.22%10.43%8.70%27.83%11.30%19.13%17.39%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Epilepsy (63 people, 71.59%)
  2. Vitamin supplementation (31 people, 35.23%)
  3. Convulsion (31 people, 35.23%)
  4. Pregnancy (31 people, 35.23%)
  5. Glioblastoma (4 people, 4.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Folic acid (36 people, 40.91%)
  2. Keppra xr (32 people, 36.36%)
  3. Multi-vitamins (32 people, 36.36%)
  4. Dilantin (26 people, 29.55%)
  5. Tegretol (18 people, 20.45%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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