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Review: could Keppra cause Drug screen false positive?





Summary: Drug screen false positive is reported only by a few people who take Keppra.

We study 19,870 people who have side effects while taking Keppra from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Drug screen false positive. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug screen false positive 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)

Drug screen false positive

Drug screen false positive has been reported by people with depression, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, pain.(latest reports from Drug screen false positive 1,213 patients)

On Nov, 27, 2014: 19,870 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 2 people (0.01%) have Drug Screen False Positive.

Trend of Drug screen false positive in Keppra reports

Time on Keppra when people have Drug screen false positive * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Drug screen false positive when taking Keppra * :

FemaleMale
Drug screen false positive50.00%50.00%

Age of people who have Drug screen false positive when taking Keppra * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drug screen false positive0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (1 people, 50.00%)
  2. Flank pain (1 people, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Effexor (2 people, 100.00%)
  2. Buspirone hcl (1 people, 50.00%)
  3. Aggrenox (1 people, 50.00%)
  4. Metoprolol (1 people, 50.00%)
  5. Doxepin hcl (1 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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