Review: could Keppra cause Back pain?
We study 19,838 people who have side effects while taking Keppra from FDA and social media. Among them, 266 have Back pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Back pain and more.
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Keppra (latest outcomes from 21,166 users) has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy.
Back pain (latest reports from 673,872 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Jul, 13, 2014: 19,833 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 266 people (1.34%) have Back Pain. They amount to 0.04% of all the 673,724 people who have Back Pain on eHealthMe.
Time on Keppra when people have Back pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Back pain||52.38%||23.81%||0.00%||14.29%||0.00%||9.52%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Back pain when taking Keppra * :
|Back pain||77.32%||22.68% |
Age of people who have Back pain when taking Keppra * :
|Back pain||0.00%||0.00%||3.19%||4.78%||17.13%||19.52%||26.69%||28.69% |
Severity of Back pain when taking Keppra ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Back pain||0.00%||33.33%||33.33%||33.33% |
How people recovered from Back pain ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Epilepsy (59 people, 22.18%)
- Multiple sclerosis (30 people, 11.28%)
- Convulsion (27 people, 10.15%)
- Hypertension (22 people, 8.27%)
- Osteoporosis (17 people, 6.39%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (48 people, 18.05%)
- Lasix (44 people, 16.54%)
- Zometa (42 people, 15.79%)
- Lisinopril (40 people, 15.04%)
- Aspirin (35 people, 13.16%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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At first I thought this was gas/indigestion and treated it as such, but nothing would change. I rarely eat fried foods, and have extremely good cholesterol labs. The last attack was so painful I could not catch my breath and I could not walk on my own. I did not have a fever, but I thought somehow my appendix ruptured and was poisoning my stomach because I just wanted to pass out. I was shocked to learn I had gallstones and an enlarged gallbladder. I've had these symptoms for over 6 or 7 years. I was pregnant with twins in 2007, and would blame the twins for getting "too high" into my ribs when I had this pain with them, but I bet it was my gallbladder flaring up, even then. At that time, I would have been on Zoloft for 4 years.
From this study (3 weeks ago):
I have a small hiatus hernia which didn't hurt then 2 years later pain started in my sternum and upper centre back along with stomach pain and heartburn
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