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Review: could Keppra cause Blepharospasm?

We study 19,848 people who have side effects while taking Keppra from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Blepharospasm. Find out below who they are, when they have Blepharospasm and more.

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Keppra

Keppra (latest outcomes from 21,176 users) has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy.

Blepharospasm

Blepharospasm (any abnormal contraction or twitch of the eyelid) (latest reports from 7,829 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, stress and anxiety, rheumatoid arthritis, bipolar disorder.

On Aug, 21, 2014: 19,844 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 10 people (0.05%) have Blepharospasm. They amount to 0.13% of all the 7,828 people who have Blepharospasm on eHealthMe.

Trend of Blepharospasm in Keppra reports

Time on Keppra when people have Blepharospasm * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Blepharospasm0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Blepharospasm when taking Keppra * :

FemaleMale
Blepharospasm100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Blepharospasm when taking Keppra * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Blepharospasm0.00%0.00%14.29%0.00%28.57%28.57%0.00%28.57%

Severity of Blepharospasm when taking Keppra ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Blepharospasm ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Epilepsy (3 people, 30.00%)
  2. Convulsion (3 people, 30.00%)
  3. Multiple sclerosis (2 people, 20.00%)
  4. Occipital neuralgia (2 people, 20.00%)
  5. Hypothyroidism (2 people, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Gabapentin (2 people, 20.00%)
  2. Lacosamide (2 people, 20.00%)
  3. Rebif (2 people, 20.00%)
  4. Metoprolol (2 people, 20.00%)
  5. Effexor xr (2 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

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  • have had seizure while driving - have been extremely stressed as of late with job loss & death of close personal friend. have extreme anxiety as other job has had a severe cut in work hours. financial worries about jobs - making house payments, bills , etc. Seizure lasts only a very short time & have no warning of partial seizure I am fine soon afterward with no side effects .

    Reply

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • Joint and muscle pain, depression, unwell feeling

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • Still fighting the disease. Also having muscle twitches and heart flutters.

    Reply

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