eHealthMe - FDA and Social Media, Personalized eHealthMe - a cloud computing service for drugs

FDA and Social Media, Personalized

Advanced tools
Drugs A-Z       Conditions A-Z       Side effects A-Z       Symptoms A-Z

Home > Keppra > Dementia alzheimer's type > Keppra and Dementia alzheimer's type

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.

Keppra

Keppra (latest outcomes from 21,182 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 25,025 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.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Do you have Dementia Alzheimer's Type while taking Keppra?

Get connected! Join a mobile support group:
- group for people who take Keppra and have Dementia Alzheimer's Type
- group for people who take Keppra
- group for people who have Dementia Alzheimer's Type

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • Onset of symptoms started on third day of Savella Titration pack. Immediately stopped medicine (had the 3rd day am dose) by midday spasms and back pain severe, by 6pm unable to walk due to extreme pain. Sent to ER, no response to pain medicine, finally muscle relaxer allowed me to walk again. Sent home on Muscle relaxers. Had MRI - found 1 inch fluid cyst on Pancreas. 5 days later muscles no longer hurt, minimal back pain and able to walk again unassisted.

    Reply

  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • bigpinch on Aug, 5, 2014:

    62 year old Caucasian male. I was prescribed 4 300 mg. capsules of gabapentin to be taken 3 times a day (12 X 300mg/day) to be taken with 3 325 mg. tablets of acetaminophen and 2 50mg.tablets of Tramadol three times daily for lower back pain and bi-lateral osteoarthritis in the hips and knees. I was also prescribed TENS therapy which I apply three times daily for a total of about 4 hours. I have been following this regimen for 6 months. I have experienced significant pain relief and a tremendous improvement in the quality of my life.
    I am a Type 2 diabetic prescribed 2 1000 mg. tablets of Metformin and 2 20mg. tablets daily. When diagnosed with Type 2, my A1C was over 10. I changed my diet and with medication have kept my A1C at or below 6.0 for the past 18 months.
    The primary response that I have noticed to the gabapentin is that I am more methodical in my thinking than previously.

    Reply

Post a new comment    OR    Read more comments

Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

More questions for: Keppra, Dementia alzheimer's type

You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):

  • Chest pain from keppra xr
    after 6 years developed right side pain near kidneys a few days a month . 2 inside of eye lid red dry eyes took keppra 7 years . started to have chest pain left side .after a month of pain . that would start 3 to 6 hours after taking keppra . would have pain thru the day stopped keppr ...

  • Health issues and struggles
    I have numerous health issues. Some I've lived with not realizing they were there. Others are caused by meds I've taken in the past or am still using now. Lupus is the most recent and biggest trouble I have right now. It is caused by the one drug that finally gave me control of my seizures Some o ...

  • Understanding and living with cancer
    After having one treatment of Gemzar, I had a sever reaction, which caused me to have many seizures. This caused me to developed PRES, which in turn has caused me to have brain damage.When I came out of my induced coma I did not know where I was, nor did I know who my family members were. I could no ...

More reviews for: Keppra, Dementia alzheimer's type

On eHealthMe, Keppra (levetiracetam) is often used for epilepsy. Find out below the conditions Keppra is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is Keppra used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Could it be a symptom from a condition:

Drugs in real world that are associated with:

Could your condition cause it?

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

   

All drugs: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
All conditions: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Advertise - Apps - Testimonials - Contact us

 
© 2014 eHealthMe.com. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of eHealthMe.com's terms of service and privacy policy.