Review: could Keppra cause Anxiety?
Summary: Anxiety could be caused by Keppra, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Neurontin, and have Convulsion.
We study 19,626 people who have side effects while taking Keppra from FDA and social media. Among them, 560 have Anxiety. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety and more.
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Keppra (latest outcomes from 21,127 users) has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy.
Anxiety (latest reports from 1,272,645 patients) has been reported by people with depression, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain.
On Apr, 12, 2014: 19,626 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 587 people (2.99%) have Anxiety. They amount to 0.05% of all the 1,290,685 people who have Anxiety on eHealthMe.
Time on Keppra when people have Anxiety * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Keppra * :
Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Keppra * :
Severity of Anxiety when taking Keppra ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Anxiety ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Convulsion (179 people, 30.49%)
- Epilepsy (161 people, 27.43%)
- Sleep disorder (51 people, 8.69%)
- Pain (48 people, 8.18%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (43 people, 7.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (87 people, 14.82%)
- Aspirin (85 people, 14.48%)
- Zometa (79 people, 13.46%)
- Ativan (77 people, 13.12%)
- Lamictal (70 people, 11.93%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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