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Review: could Keppra cause Epstein-barr virus infection?

Summary: Epstein-barr virus infection 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 Nebivolol, and have Epilepsy.

We study 19,870 people who have side effects while taking Keppra from FDA and social media. Among them, 19 have Epstein-barr virus infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Epstein-barr virus infection and more.

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Keppra

Keppra (latest outcomes from 21,204 users) has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy.

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Epstein-barr virus infection

Epstein-barr virus infection (latest reports from 2,088 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, kidney transplant, prophylaxis against graft versus host disease, stem cell transplant.

Trend of Epstein-barr virus infection reports

On Nov, 28, 2014: 19,870 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 19 people (0.10%) have Epstein-barr Virus Infection.

Trend of Epstein-barr virus infection in Keppra reports

Time on Keppra when people have Epstein-barr virus infection * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Epstein-barr virus infection100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Epstein-barr virus infection when taking Keppra * :

FemaleMale
Epstein-barr virus infection89.47%10.53%

Age of people who have Epstein-barr virus infection when taking Keppra * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Epstein-barr virus infection0.00%0.00%5.26%5.26%0.00%5.26%57.89%26.32%

Severity of Epstein-barr virus infection when taking Keppra ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Epstein-barr virus infection ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Epilepsy (12 people, 63.16%)
  2. Multiple sclerosis (11 people, 57.89%)
  3. Hypertension (11 people, 57.89%)
  4. Hypothyroidism (9 people, 47.37%)
  5. Glioma (3 people, 15.79%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Nebivolol (11 people, 57.89%)
  2. Diovan (11 people, 57.89%)
  3. Fty 720 (10 people, 52.63%)
  4. Sulfadiazine (8 people, 42.11%)
  5. Thyronajod (8 people, 42.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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