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Review: could Keppra cause Diplopia?

Summary: Diplopia is found among people who take Keppra, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Tegretol, and have Epilepsy.

We study 19,913 people who have side effects while taking Keppra from FDA and social media. Among them, 174 have Diplopia. Find out below who they are, when they have Diplopia and more.

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Keppra

Keppra has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from 21,254 Keppra users)

Diplopia

Diplopia (double vision) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, depression, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 12,308 Diplopia patients)

On Apr, 11, 2015: 19,913 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 174 people (0.87%) have Diplopia.

Trend of Diplopia in Keppra reports

Time on Keppra when people have Diplopia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Diplopia52.63%31.58%10.53%5.26%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Diplopia when taking Keppra * :

FemaleMale
Diplopia82.61%17.39%

Age of people who have Diplopia when taking Keppra * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diplopia0.00%1.81%3.61%18.67%20.48%20.48%24.10%10.84%

Severity of Diplopia when taking Keppra ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Diplopia0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Diplopia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Diplopia0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Epilepsy (62 people, 35.63%)
  2. Convulsion (48 people, 27.59%)
  3. Partial seizures (18 people, 10.34%)
  4. Pain (14 people, 8.05%)
  5. Osteoporosis (8 people, 4.60%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Tegretol (37 people, 21.26%)
  2. Carbamazepine (31 people, 17.82%)
  3. Lamictal (26 people, 14.94%)
  4. Lyrica (25 people, 14.37%)
  5. Clonazepam (21 people, 12.07%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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