Review: could Keppra cause Double Vision?


Summary

Double vision 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 Tegretol, and have Epilepsy . We study 23,492 people who have side effects while taking Keppra from FDA and social media. Among them, 187 have Double vision. Find out below who they are, when they have Double vision and more.

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Keppra

Keppra has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Keppra 24,568 users)

Double Vision

Double vision has been reported by people with haematuria, nosebleed, chills, multiple sclerosis, injection site pain (latest reports from 13,392 Double vision patients).

On Aug, 22, 2016

23,492 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra.
Among them, 187 people (0.8%) have Double Vision


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Keppra cause Double vision?

Time on Keppra when people have Double Vision *:

  • < 1 month: 31.25 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 43.75 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.25 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Double Vision when taking Keppra *:

  • female: 81.62 %
  • male: 18.38 %

Age of people who have Double Vision when taking Keppra *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.67 %
  • 10-19: 3.36 %
  • 20-29: 20.13 %
  • 30-39: 19.46 %
  • 40-49: 17.45 %
  • 50-59: 24.83 %
  • 60+: 14.09 %

Severity if Double Vision when taking Keppra **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Epilepsy (54 people)
  • Convulsion (46 people)
  • Partial Seizures (18 people)
  • Pain (14 people)
  • Hypertension (8 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tegretol (28 people)
  • Lamictal (26 people)
  • Lyrica (25 people)
  • Carbamazepine (25 people)
  • Clonazepam (20 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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