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Review: could Keppra cause Family planning and contraception?

Summary: Family planning and contraception could be caused by Keppra, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Folic acid, and have Epilepsy.

We study 19,801 people who have side effects while taking Keppra from FDA and social media. Among them, 458 have Family planning and contraception. Find out below who they are, when they have Family planning and contraception and more.

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Keppra

Keppra (latest outcomes from 21,127 users) has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy.

Family planning and contraception

Family planning and contraception (latest reports from 132,048 patients) has been reported by people with hiv infection, birth control, multiple sclerosis, acne, epilepsy.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 19,626 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 441 people (2.25%) have Family Planning And Contraception. They amount to 0.33% of all the 133,768 people who have Family Planning And Contraception on eHealthMe.

Trend of Family planning and contraception in Keppra reports

Time on Keppra when people have Family planning and contraception * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Family planning and contraception31.40%39.67%13.22%11.57%4.13%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Family planning and contraception when taking Keppra * :

FemaleMale
Family planning and contraception96.70%3.30%

Age of people who have Family planning and contraception when taking Keppra * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Family planning and contraception0.80%0.00%2.58%52.09%42.35%2.19%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Family planning and contraception when taking Keppra ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Family planning and contraception ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Epilepsy (425 people, 96.37%)
  2. Pregnancy (86 people, 19.50%)
  3. Convulsion (64 people, 14.51%)
  4. Vitamin supplementation (45 people, 10.20%)
  5. Partial seizures (15 people, 3.40%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Folic acid (264 people, 59.86%)
  2. Lamictal (74 people, 16.78%)
  3. Keppra xr (74 people, 16.78%)
  4. Prenatal vitamins (57 people, 12.93%)
  5. Vitamin tab (54 people, 12.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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