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Review: could Keppra cause Double vision (Diplopia)?





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 month, also take medication Tegretol, and have Epilepsy.

We study 19,870 people who have side effects while taking Keppra from FDA and social media. Among them, 174 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 21,210 users)

Double vision

Double vision (double vision) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, depression, rheumatoid arthritis.(latest reports from Double vision 12,223 patients)

On Dec, 1, 2014: 19,870 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 174 people (0.88%) have Double Vision.

Trend of Double vision in Keppra reports

Time on Keppra when people have Double vision * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Double vision52.63%31.58%10.53%5.26%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Double vision82.61%17.39%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Double vision0.00%1.81%3.61%18.67%20.48%20.48%24.10%10.84%

Severity of Double vision when taking Keppra ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Double vision0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Double vision ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Double vision0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Epilepsy (62 people, 35.63%)
  2. Convulsion (48 people, 27.59%)
  3. Partial seizures (18 people, 10.34%)
  4. Pain (14 people, 8.05%)
  5. Osteoporosis (8 people, 4.60%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Tegretol (37 people, 21.26%)
  2. Carbamazepine (31 people, 17.82%)
  3. Lamictal (26 people, 14.94%)
  4. Lyrica (25 people, 14.37%)
  5. Clonazepam (21 people, 12.07%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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