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 21,249 Keppra users)
Back pain has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 107,077 Back pain patients)
On Mar, 1, 2015: 19,909 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 Enalapril Maleate for a 42-year old woman with Alport's Syndrome. The patient has Back Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Amlodipine Maleate; Benazepril Hydrochloride, HCTZ for a 41-year old man with Hypertension. The patient has Back Pain, Swollen Ankles And Lower Leg
- A study of side effects of Keppra for a 11-year old boy with Epilepsy. The patient has Dyslexia (disorders that involve difficulty in learning to read or interpret words, letters, and other symbols)
- A study of drug interactions between Losartan Potassium; Hydrochlorothiazide, Synthroid, Cymbalta, Glumetza for a 60-year old woman with High Blood Pressure, Thyroid Cancer - Papillary Carcinoma, Pain - Back, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. The patient has Insomnia, Hip Pain, Back Pain
- A study of side effects of Keppra for a 79-year old man with Temporal Lobe Epilepsy. The patient has Short-term Memory Loss
Recent Keppra related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Levothyroxine Sodium, Omeprazole, Keppra for a 68-year old woman who has Confusion, Barrett's Esophagus
- Comparions of Keppra, Depakote, Mysoline for a 56-year old man who has Focal Epilepsy
- Comparions of Lamictal, Keppra for a 57-year old woman who has Epilepsy
- Comparions of Depakote Er, Keppra, Lamictal for a 50-year old woman who has Epilepsy
- Comparions of Keppra, Ritalin, Lyrica for a 35-year old woman who has Cavernous Hemangioma
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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