Keppra and Dementia alzheimer's type - from FDA reports
Dementia alzheimer's type 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 Aricept, and have Convulsion . We study 34,747 people who have side effects while taking Keppra from FDA. Among them, 31 have Dementia alzheimer's type. Find out below who they are, when they have Dementia alzheimer's type and more.
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Keppra has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Keppra 37,183 users)
Dementia Alzheimer's Type
Dementia alzheimer's type (loss of mental ability with alzheimer's symptom) has been reported by people with dementia alzheimer's type, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 19,226 Dementia alzheimer's type patients).
On Feb, 02, 2017
34,747 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra.
Among them, 31 people (0.09%) have Dementia Alzheimer's Type
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Keppra when people have Dementia Alzheimer's Type *:
- < 1 month: 50 %
- 1 - 6 months: 25 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 25 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Dementia Alzheimer's Type when taking Keppra *:
- female: 74.19 %
- male: 25.81 %
Age of people who have Dementia Alzheimer's Type when taking Keppra *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 3.85 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 11.54 %
- 50-59: 3.85 %
- 60+: 80.77 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Convulsion (12 people, 38.71%)
- Epilepsy (4 people, 12.90%)
- Seizures (3 people, 9.68%)
- Metastases To Breast (1 person, 3.23%)
- Belching (1 person, 3.23%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Namenda (7 people, 22.58%)
- Aricept (7 people, 22.58%)
- Dilantin (5 people, 16.13%)
- Ativan (4 people, 12.90%)
- Zyprexa (3 people, 9.68%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (13 people, 41.94%)
- Drowsiness (9 people, 29.03%)
- Convulsion (9 people, 29.03%)
- Tremor (8 people, 25.81%)
- Disease Progression (8 people, 25.81%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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