Review: could Keppra cause Back pain?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 6, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 19,600 people who take Keppra. Among them, 266 have Back pain. See who they are, when they have Back pain and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Keppra (latest outcomes from 21,097 users) has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy, seizures. Commonly reported side effects of Keppra include convulsion prophylaxis, convulsion, fatigue, fatigue aggravated, weakness.
Back pain (latest reports from 647,530 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Feb, 21, 2014: 18,533 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 241 people (1.30%) have Back Pain.
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||76.34%||23.66% |
Age of people who have Back pain when taking Keppra * :
|Back pain||0.00%||0.00%||3.60%||5.41%||18.47%||20.27%||26.13%||26.13% |
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 (54 people, 22.41%)
- Multiple sclerosis (28 people, 11.62%)
- Convulsion (27 people, 11.20%)
- Hypertension (17 people, 7.05%)
- Depression (15 people, 6.22%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (45 people, 18.67%)
- Lasix (41 people, 17.01%)
- Zometa (37 people, 15.35%)
- Lisinopril (36 people, 14.94%)
- Percocet (33 people, 13.69%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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