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. This review analyzes which people have Diplopia with Keppra. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 36,800 people who have side effects when taking Keppra from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On May, 10, 2017
36,800 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra.
Among them, 242 people (0.66%) 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: 77.22 %
- male: 22.78 %
Age of people who have Diplopia when taking Keppra *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 1.06 %
- 10-19: 4.23 %
- 20-29: 17.46 %
- 30-39: 19.58 %
- 40-49: 17.99 %
- 50-59: 24.87 %
- 60+: 14.81 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Epilepsy (74 people, 30.58%)
- Convulsion (49 people, 20.25%)
- Partial Seizures (23 people, 9.50%)
- Pain (18 people, 7.44%)
- Seizures (12 people, 4.96%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lamictal (36 people, 14.88%)
- Tegretol (32 people, 13.22%)
- Lyrica (28 people, 11.57%)
- Carbamazepine (26 people, 10.74%)
- Vimpat (24 people, 9.92%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Dizziness (85 people, 35.12%)
- Fatigue (72 people, 29.75%)
- Vision Blurred (60 people, 24.79%)
- Headache (59 people, 24.38%)
- Convulsion (59 people, 24.38%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Diplopia when taking Keppra?
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I have had epilepsy since i was a young child. i also have had to battle substance abuse disorder all of my life! i already know that certain drugs can aggravate epilepsy/ cause seizures- but does epilepsy CAUSE drug addiction? is drug addiction more prevalent in epileptics?
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