Keppra and Fatigue - from FDA reports
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 36,800 people who have side effects when taking Keppra from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 20, 2017
36,800 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra.
Among them, 2,085 people (5.67%) have Fatigue
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Keppra when people have Fatigue *:
- < 1 month: 44.13 %
- 1 - 6 months: 31.28 %
- 6 - 12 months: 7.26 %
- 1 - 2 years: 8.94 %
- 2 - 5 years: 5.03 %
- 5 - 10 years: 2.23 %
- 10+ years: 1.12 %
Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Keppra *:
- female: 61.59 %
- male: 38.41 %
Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Keppra *:
- 0-1: 0.79 %
- 2-9: 4.28 %
- 10-19: 6.2 %
- 20-29: 9.1 %
- 30-39: 12.06 %
- 40-49: 17.6 %
- 50-59: 19.71 %
- 60+: 30.26 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Epilepsy (355 people, 17.03%)
- Convulsion (270 people, 12.95%)
- Seizures (168 people, 8.06%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (142 people, 6.81%)
- Pain (112 people, 5.37%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lamictal (228 people, 10.94%)
- Dilantin (171 people, 8.20%)
- Decadron (155 people, 7.43%)
- Vimpat (140 people, 6.71%)
- Topamax (128 people, 6.14%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Weakness (434 people, 20.82%)
- Drowsiness (372 people, 17.84%)
- Convulsion (346 people, 16.59%)
- Nausea (331 people, 15.88%)
- Dizziness (304 people, 14.58%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Fatigue when taking Keppra?
Keppra has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Keppra 39,314 users)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis c, high blood pressure, depression (latest reports from 389,076 Fatigue patients).
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