Review: could Keppra cause Blepharospasm?
This is a review of Blepharospasm (Eyelid twitch) by studying 19,600 people who take Keppra. We analyze: the time on Keppra when people have Blepharospasm, gender and age of these people, the severity of Blepharospasm, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Keppra. The review is created by eHealthMe 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.
Blepharospasm (any abnormal contraction or twitch of the eyelid) (latest reports from 7,214 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, stress and anxiety, rheumatoid arthritis, bipolar disorder.
On Feb, 24, 2014: 18,533 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 10 people (0.05%) have Blepharospasm.
Time on Keppra when people have Blepharospasm * :
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Gender of people who have Blepharospasm when taking Keppra * :
Age of people who have Blepharospasm when taking Keppra * :
Severity of Blepharospasm when taking Keppra ** :
How people recovered from Blepharospasm ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Epilepsy (3 people, 30.00%)
- Convulsion (3 people, 30.00%)
- Multiple sclerosis (2 people, 20.00%)
- Occipital neuralgia (2 people, 20.00%)
- Hypothyroidism (2 people, 20.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Gabapentin (2 people, 20.00%)
- Lacosamide (2 people, 20.00%)
- Rebif (2 people, 20.00%)
- Metoprolol (2 people, 20.00%)
- Effexor xr (2 people, 20.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I started taking amoxotine only 10mg per day to build up slowly. After 3 days I developed a eyelid twitch of the left eyelid which I did not at first connect to the medication as I could not see anything about this within the list of side effects. The twitching got worse and more frequent on a daily basis and by 6th day it was several times per minute and extremely annoying. so I googled and saw that despite it not being in the official list of side effects, that it does appear to be a side effect for a lot of people. 3 days after stopping the medication, I am still experiencing some twitching, and my eye socket is actually aching, but the twitching is getting less and less. I should add that I have never suffered any kind of tics or facial twitching in the past, with or without any medication, although I do suffer adhd and chronic migraine, and anxiety.
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