Review: could Keppra cause Back pain?
Summary: Back pain is found among people who take Keppra, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Neurontin, and have Epilepsy.
We study 19,913 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 has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from 21,254 Keppra users)
Back pain has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 107,113 Back pain patients)
On Mar, 31, 2015: 19,913 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 266 people (1.34%) 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||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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Tramadol for a 87-year old man with Pain. The patient has Back Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Aspirin, Zyrtec Allergy, Levetiracetam for a 54-year old man with Aneurysm - Aortic, Allergy, Post Procedural Haemorrhage.
- A study of side effects of Levaquin for a 49-year old woman with Respiratory Disorder. The patient has Neck Pain, Back Pain, Hypertensive Heart Disease, Rash Generalised, Skin Burning Sensation, Skin Sensitisation, Sun-induced Skin Changes - Keratosis, Short-term Memory Loss, Tendon Pain, Headache - Migraine With Aura, Neuropathy, Arterial Spasm
- A study of drug interactions between Vitamin B12, Diltiazem Hydrochloride, Metoprolol Succinate, Xarelto for a 68-year old woman with Semi-vegetarian, Atrial Fibrillation/flutter. The patient has Back Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Melatonin, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, Keppra for a 19-year old boy with Sleep Disorder, Hyperactivity, Seizure - Grand Mal. The patient has Insomnia, Hyperactivity, Erythromelalgia
Recent Keppra related drug comparison:
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