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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 (latest outcomes from 21,204 users) has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy.
Double Vision (double vision) (latest reports from 12,223 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, depression, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Oct, 29, 2014: 19,864 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 174 people (0.88%) have Double Vision.
Time on Keppra when people have Double vision * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Double vision||52.63%||31.58%||10.53%||5.26%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Double vision when taking Keppra * :
|Double vision||82.61%||17.39% |
Age of people who have Double vision when taking Keppra * :
|Double vision||0.00%||1.81%||3.61%||18.67%||20.48%||20.48%||24.10%||10.84% |
Severity of Double vision when taking Keppra ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Double vision||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Double vision ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Double vision||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Epilepsy (62 people, 35.63%)
- Convulsion (48 people, 27.59%)
- Partial seizures (18 people, 10.34%)
- Pain (14 people, 8.05%)
- Osteoporosis (8 people, 4.60%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Tegretol (37 people, 21.26%)
- Carbamazepine (31 people, 17.82%)
- Lamictal (26 people, 14.94%)
- Lyrica (25 people, 14.37%)
- Clonazepam (21 people, 12.07%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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