Review: could Keppra cause Epstein-barr virus infection?
We study 19,848 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 (latest outcomes from 21,176 users) has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy.
Epstein-barr virus infection
Epstein-barr virus infection (latest reports from 9,034 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, kidney transplant, prophylaxis against graft versus host disease, stem cell transplant.
On Aug, 13, 2014: 19,839 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 19 people (0.10%) have Epstein-barr Virus Infection. They amount to 0.21% of all the 9,030 people who have Epstein-barr Virus Infection on eHealthMe.
Time on Keppra when people have Epstein-barr virus infection * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Epstein-barr virus infection||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Epstein-barr virus infection when taking Keppra * :
|Epstein-barr virus infection||89.47%||10.53% |
Age of people who have Epstein-barr virus infection when taking Keppra * :
|Epstein-barr virus infection||0.00%||0.00%||5.26%||5.26%||0.00%||5.26%||57.89%||26.32% |
Severity of Epstein-barr virus infection when taking Keppra ** :
How people recovered from Epstein-barr virus infection ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Epilepsy (12 people, 63.16%)
- Multiple sclerosis (11 people, 57.89%)
- Hypertension (11 people, 57.89%)
- Hypothyroidism (9 people, 47.37%)
- Glioma (3 people, 15.79%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Nebivolol (11 people, 57.89%)
- Diovan (11 people, 57.89%)
- Fty 720 (10 people, 52.63%)
- Sulfadiazine (8 people, 42.11%)
- Thyronajod (8 people, 42.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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