Keppra and Anxiety - from FDA reports
Anxiety is found among people who take Keppra, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lamictal, and have Epilepsy . We study 34,747 people who have side effects while taking Keppra from FDA. Among them, 1,012 have Anxiety. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety and more.
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Keppra has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Keppra 37,183 users)
Anxiety has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety, osteoporosis, pain (latest reports from 292,744 Anxiety patients).
On Feb, 18, 2017
34,747 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra.
Among them, 1,012 people (2.91%) have Anxiety
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Keppra when people have Anxiety *:
- < 1 month: 30.69 %
- 1 - 6 months: 29.7 %
- 6 - 12 months: 12.87 %
- 1 - 2 years: 9.9 %
- 2 - 5 years: 10.89 %
- 5 - 10 years: 4.95 %
- 10+ years: 0.99 %
Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Keppra *:
- female: 67.6 %
- male: 32.4 %
Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Keppra *:
- 0-1: 0.13 %
- 2-9: 2.49 %
- 10-19: 5.1 %
- 20-29: 13.74 %
- 30-39: 17.41 %
- 40-49: 18.72 %
- 50-59: 21.73 %
- 60+: 20.68 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Epilepsy (183 people, 18.08%)
- Convulsion (168 people, 16.60%)
- Seizures (114 people, 11.26%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (71 people, 7.02%)
- Depression (69 people, 6.82%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lamictal (112 people, 11.07%)
- Ativan (100 people, 9.88%)
- Zometa (92 people, 9.09%)
- Neurontin (90 people, 8.89%)
- Dilantin (83 people, 8.20%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Depression (271 people, 26.78%)
- Convulsion (234 people, 23.12%)
- Pain (226 people, 22.33%)
- Fatigue (189 people, 18.68%)
- Dizziness (158 people, 15.61%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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