Review: could Keppra cause Dementia alzheimer's type?
Summary: 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 - 6 months, also take medication Aricept, and have Convulsion. We study 19,920 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 has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from 21,262 Keppra users)
Dementia alzheimer's type
Dementia alzheimer's type (loss of mental ability with alzheimer's symptom) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, high blood cholesterol, diabetes. (latest reports from 13,064 Dementia alzheimer's type patients)
On May, 7, 2015: 19,920 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 20 people (0.10%) have Dementia Alzheimer's Type.
Time on Keppra when people have Dementia alzheimer's type * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Dementia alzheimer's type||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Dementia alzheimer's type when taking Keppra * :
|Dementia alzheimer's type||80.77%||19.23% |
Age of people who have Dementia alzheimer's type when taking Keppra * :
|Dementia alzheimer's type||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||12.00%||0.00%||88.00% |
Severity of Dementia alzheimer's type when taking Keppra ** :
How people recovered from Dementia alzheimer's type ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Convulsion (17 people, 85.00%)
- Dementia alzheimer's type (6 people, 30.00%)
- Epilepsy (3 people, 15.00%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (1 people, 5.00%)
- Arthralgia (1 people, 5.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aricept (9 people, 45.00%)
- Depakote (6 people, 30.00%)
- Amaryl (6 people, 30.00%)
- Dilantin (5 people, 25.00%)
- Heparin (5 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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