Keppra and Brain injury - from FDA reports


Summary

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 37,835 people who have side effects when taking Keppra from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 26, 2017

37,835 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra.
Among them, 594 people (1.57%) have Brain injury


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Keppra cause Brain injury?

Time on Keppra when people have Brain injury *:

  • < 1 month: 35.19 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 35.19 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.11 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.26 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.56 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.7 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Brain injury when taking Keppra *:

  • female: 58.43 %
  • male: 41.57 %

Age of people who have Brain injury when taking Keppra *:

  • 0-1: 0.64 %
  • 2-9: 2.79 %
  • 10-19: 6.65 %
  • 20-29: 11.8 %
  • 30-39: 12.45 %
  • 40-49: 14.38 %
  • 50-59: 19.1 %
  • 60+: 32.19 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Convulsion (121 people, 20.37%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (49 people, 8.25%)
  • Depression (42 people, 7.07%)
  • Pain (38 people, 6.40%)
  • High Blood Pressure (35 people, 5.89%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lamictal (66 people, 11.11%)
  • Dilantin (60 people, 10.10%)
  • Aspirin (46 people, 7.74%)
  • Nexium (44 people, 7.41%)
  • Depakote (44 people, 7.41%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fall (234 people, 39.39%)
  • Convulsion (144 people, 24.24%)
  • Fatigue (93 people, 15.66%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (78 people, 13.13%)
  • Pain (76 people, 12.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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