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Review: could Keppra cause Fatigue?

Summary: Fatigue is found among people who take Keppra, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lamictal, and have Convulsion.

We study 19,870 people who have side effects while taking Keppra from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,060 have Fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Fatigue 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.

Trend of keppra reports

Fatigue

Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) (latest reports from 198,350 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.

Trend of Fatigue reports

On Nov, 27, 2014: 19,870 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 1,061 people (5.34%) have Fatigue.

Trend of Fatigue in Keppra reports

Time on Keppra when people have Fatigue * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fatigue54.44%25.87%4.25%6.56%7.34%1.16%0.39%

Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Keppra * :

FemaleMale
Fatigue62.48%37.52%

Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Keppra * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fatigue0.15%2.94%7.57%12.60%10.74%20.09%21.17%24.73%

Severity of Fatigue when taking Keppra ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Fatigue3.33%40.00%43.33%13.33%

How people recovered from Fatigue ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Fatigue0.00%7.69%92.31%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Convulsion (311 people, 29.31%)
  2. Epilepsy (285 people, 26.86%)
  3. Glioblastoma multiforme (90 people, 8.48%)
  4. Multiple sclerosis (89 people, 8.39%)
  5. Pain (65 people, 6.13%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lamictal (188 people, 17.72%)
  2. Dilantin (178 people, 16.78%)
  3. Tegretol (137 people, 12.91%)
  4. Decadron (114 people, 10.74%)
  5. Topamax (113 people, 10.65%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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