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Review: could Keppra cause Disseminated intravascular coagulation?

Summary: Disseminated intravascular coagulation is found among people who take Keppra, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lamictal, and have Epilepsy.

We study 19,901 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

Keppra has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from 21,228 Keppra users)

Disseminated intravascular coagulation

Disseminated intravascular coagulation (systemic activation of blood coagulation) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, preventive health care, high blood pressure, pain, infection. (latest reports from 14,200 Disseminated intravascular coagulation patients)

On Jan, 31, 2015: 19,901 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 29 people (0.15%) have Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation.

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 * :

FemaleMale
Disseminated intravascular coagulation52.94%47.06%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
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 ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Disseminated intravascular coagulation ** :

n/a

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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