Keppra and Fatigue - from FDA reports


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 Epilepsy. This review analyzes which people have Fatigue with Keppra. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 34,747 people who have side effects when taking Keppra from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 20, 2017

34,747 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra.
Among them, 1,971 people (5.67%) have Fatigue


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Keppra cause Fatigue?

Time on Keppra when people have Fatigue *:

  • < 1 month: 41.21 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.32 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.79 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.89 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.04 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.65 %
  • 10+ years: 1.1 %

Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Keppra *:

  • female: 61.51 %
  • male: 38.49 %

Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Keppra *:

  • 0-1: 0.84 %
  • 2-9: 4.4 %
  • 10-19: 6.42 %
  • 20-29: 9.29 %
  • 30-39: 12.08 %
  • 40-49: 17.6 %
  • 50-59: 19.69 %
  • 60+: 29.68 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Epilepsy (338 people, 17.15%)
  • Convulsion (270 people, 13.70%)
  • Seizures (150 people, 7.61%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (132 people, 6.70%)
  • Pain (104 people, 5.28%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lamictal (217 people, 11.01%)
  • Dilantin (169 people, 8.57%)
  • Decadron (152 people, 7.71%)
  • Vimpat (136 people, 6.90%)
  • Topamax (118 people, 5.99%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (411 people, 20.85%)
  • Drowsiness (357 people, 18.11%)
  • Convulsion (346 people, 17.55%)
  • Nausea (315 people, 15.98%)
  • Dizziness (288 people, 14.61%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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