Keppra and Blepharospasm - from FDA reports
Blepharospasm is found among people who take Keppra, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Effexor Xr, and have Epilepsy. This review analyzes which people have Blepharospasm with Keppra. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 36,800 people who have side effects when taking Keppra from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 25, 2017
36,800 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra.
Among them, 19 people (0.05%) have Blepharospasm
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Keppra when people have Blepharospasm *:
- < 1 month: 20 %
- 1 - 6 months: 60 %
- 6 - 12 months: 20 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Blepharospasm when taking Keppra *:
- female: 88.89 %
- male: 11.11 %
Age of people who have Blepharospasm when taking Keppra *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 6.25 %
- 10-19: 12.5 %
- 20-29: 6.25 %
- 30-39: 12.5 %
- 40-49: 18.75 %
- 50-59: 12.5 %
- 60+: 31.25 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Epilepsy (6 people, 31.58%)
- Seizures (4 people, 21.05%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (3 people, 15.79%)
- Hypothyroidism (3 people, 15.79%)
- Convulsion (3 people, 15.79%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Vimpat (3 people, 15.79%)
- Topamax (3 people, 15.79%)
- Rebif (3 people, 15.79%)
- Neurontin (3 people, 15.79%)
- Effexor Xr (3 people, 15.79%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Hypoaesthesia (5 people, 26.32%)
- Stress And Anxiety (4 people, 21.05%)
- Partial Seizures (4 people, 21.05%)
- Muscle Spasms (4 people, 21.05%)
- Memory Loss (3 people, 15.79%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Blepharospasm when taking Keppra?
Keppra has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Keppra 39,352 users)
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