Keppra and Diplopia - from FDA reports
Diplopia is found among people who take Keppra, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lamictal, and have Epilepsy . We study 34,747 people who have side effects while taking Keppra from FDA. Among them, 237 have Diplopia. Find out below who they are, when they have Diplopia 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)
Diplopia (double vision) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, depression, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 17,146 Diplopia patients).
On Jan, 25, 2017
34,747 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra.
Among them, 237 people (0.68%) have Diplopia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Keppra when people have Diplopia *:
- < 1 month: 36 %
- 1 - 6 months: 40 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4 %
- 1 - 2 years: 8 %
- 2 - 5 years: 8 %
- 5 - 10 years: 4 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Diplopia when taking Keppra *:
- female: 77.16 %
- male: 22.84 %
Age of people who have Diplopia when taking Keppra *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.54 %
- 10-19: 4.32 %
- 20-29: 17.84 %
- 30-39: 20.0 %
- 40-49: 17.3 %
- 50-59: 25.41 %
- 60+: 14.59 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Epilepsy (73 people, 30.80%)
- Convulsion (49 people, 20.68%)
- Partial Seizures (23 people, 9.70%)
- Pain (17 people, 7.17%)
- Seizures (11 people, 4.64%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lamictal (35 people, 14.77%)
- Tegretol (32 people, 13.50%)
- Lyrica (27 people, 11.39%)
- Carbamazepine (26 people, 10.97%)
- Vimpat (24 people, 10.13%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Dizziness (83 people, 35.02%)
- Fatigue (71 people, 29.96%)
- Convulsion (59 people, 24.89%)
- Vision Blurred (57 people, 24.05%)
- Headache (57 people, 24.05%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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