Keppra and Family planning and contraception - from FDA reports
Family planning and contraception is found among people who take Keppra, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Folic Acid, and have Convulsion. This review analyzes which people have Family planning and contraception with Keppra. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 37,835 people who have side effects when taking Keppra from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 22, 2017
37,835 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra.
Among them, 789 people (2.09%) have Family planning and contraception
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Keppra when people have Family planning and contraception *:
- < 1 month: 17.44 %
- 1 - 6 months: 34.88 %
- 6 - 12 months: 22.09 %
- 1 - 2 years: 13.95 %
- 2 - 5 years: 10.47 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 1.16 %
Gender of people who have Family planning and contraception when taking Keppra *:
- female: 98.05 %
- male: 1.95 %
Age of people who have Family planning and contraception when taking Keppra *:
- 0-1: 0.64 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 2.79 %
- 20-29: 49.14 %
- 30-39: 41.85 %
- 40-49: 3.65 %
- 50-59: 0.64 %
- 60+: 0.86 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Convulsion (55 people, 6.97%)
- Vitamin Supplementation (14 people, 1.77%)
- Partial Seizures (14 people, 1.77%)
- Supplementation Therapy (12 people, 1.52%)
- Grand Mal Convulsion (12 people, 1.52%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Folic Acid (165 people, 20.91%)
- Lamictal (84 people, 10.65%)
- Vimpat (35 people, 4.44%)
- Tegretol (32 people, 4.06%)
- Synthroid (22 people, 2.79%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Drug Exposure During Pregnancy (291 people, 36.88%)
- Abortion Spontaneous (212 people, 26.87%)
- Convulsion (63 people, 7.98%)
- Premature Delivery (49 people, 6.21%)
- Abortion Induced (46 people, 5.83%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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