Keppra and Brain injury - from FDA reports
Brain injury 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 Lamictal, and have Convulsion. This review analyzes which people have Brain injury 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 May, 11, 2017
36,800 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra.
Among them, 581 people (1.58%) have Brain Injury
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Keppra when people have Brain Injury *:
- < 1 month: 36.17 %
- 1 - 6 months: 34.04 %
- 6 - 12 months: 12.77 %
- 1 - 2 years: 8.51 %
- 2 - 5 years: 6.38 %
- 5 - 10 years: 2.13 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Brain Injury when taking Keppra *:
- female: 58.72 %
- male: 41.28 %
Age of people who have Brain Injury when taking Keppra *:
- 0-1: 0.66 %
- 2-9: 2.63 %
- 10-19: 6.58 %
- 20-29: 11.84 %
- 30-39: 12.5 %
- 40-49: 14.69 %
- 50-59: 18.86 %
- 60+: 32.24 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Convulsion (121 people, 20.83%)
- Epilepsy (84 people, 14.46%)
- Seizures (57 people, 9.81%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (49 people, 8.43%)
- Depression (42 people, 7.23%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lamictal (65 people, 11.19%)
- Dilantin (59 people, 10.15%)
- Aspirin (46 people, 7.92%)
- Nexium (44 people, 7.57%)
- Depakote (43 people, 7.40%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fall (228 people, 39.24%)
- Convulsion (144 people, 24.78%)
- Fatigue (92 people, 15.83%)
- Seizures (81 people, 13.94%)
- Stress And Anxiety (76 people, 13.08%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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