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Review: could Keppra cause Dementia alzheimer's type?

We study 19,848 people who have side effects while taking Keppra from FDA and social media. Among them, 20 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

Keppra (latest outcomes from 21,186 users) has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy.

Dementia alzheimer's type

Dementia alzheimer's type (loss of mental ability with alzheimer's symptom) (latest reports from 25,063 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, high blood cholesterol, diabetes.

On Sep, 21, 2014: 19,848 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 20 people (0.10%) have Dementia Alzheimer's Type.

Trend of Dementia alzheimer's type in Keppra reports

Time on Keppra when people have Dementia alzheimer's type * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dementia alzheimer's type0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Dementia alzheimer's type when taking Keppra * :

FemaleMale
Dementia alzheimer's type80.77%19.23%

Age of people who have Dementia alzheimer's type when taking Keppra * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dementia alzheimer's type0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%12.00%0.00%88.00%

Severity of Dementia alzheimer's type when taking Keppra ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Dementia alzheimer's type ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Convulsion (17 people, 85.00%)
  2. Dementia alzheimer's type (6 people, 30.00%)
  3. Epilepsy (3 people, 15.00%)
  4. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (1 people, 5.00%)
  5. Arthralgia (1 people, 5.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aricept (9 people, 45.00%)
  2. Depakote (6 people, 30.00%)
  3. Amaryl (6 people, 30.00%)
  4. Dilantin (5 people, 25.00%)
  5. Heparin (5 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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