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Review: could Keppra cause Disseminated intravascular coagulation?

We study 19,848 people who have side effects while taking Keppra from FDA and social media. Among them, 29 have Disseminated intravascular coagulation. Find out below who they are, when they have Disseminated intravascular coagulation and more.

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Keppra (latest outcomes from 21,186 users) has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy.

Disseminated intravascular coagulation

Disseminated intravascular coagulation (systemic activation of blood coagulation) (latest reports from 68,570 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, preventive health care, high blood pressure, pain, infection.

On Aug, 24, 2014: 19,844 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 29 people (0.15%) have Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation. They amount to 0.04% of all the 68,491 people who have Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation on eHealthMe.

Trend of Disseminated intravascular coagulation in Keppra reports

Time on Keppra when people have Disseminated intravascular coagulation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Disseminated intravascular coagulation44.44%22.22%22.22%11.11%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Disseminated intravascular coagulation when taking Keppra * :

Disseminated intravascular coagulation52.94%47.06%

Age of people who have Disseminated intravascular coagulation when taking Keppra * :

Disseminated intravascular coagulation0.00%3.57%3.57%21.43%35.71%7.14%10.71%17.86%

Severity of Disseminated intravascular coagulation when taking Keppra ** :


How people recovered from Disseminated intravascular coagulation ** :


Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Epilepsy (14 people, 48.28%)
  2. Depression (7 people, 24.14%)
  3. Convulsion (4 people, 13.79%)
  4. Acute promyelocytic leukaemia (3 people, 10.34%)
  5. Pulmonary embolism (3 people, 10.34%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lamictal (13 people, 44.83%)
  2. Protonix (7 people, 24.14%)
  3. Celexa (6 people, 20.69%)
  4. Ibuprofen (6 people, 20.69%)
  5. Tegretol (5 people, 17.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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