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 Convulsion. 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 Jul, 19, 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:

Could Keppra cause Fatigue?

Time on Keppra when people have Fatigue *:

  • < 1 month: 43.26 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 32.02 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.87 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.74 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.74 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.25 %
  • 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 *:

  • Convulsion (270 people, 12.95%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (142 people, 6.81%)
  • Pain (112 people, 5.37%)
  • High Blood Pressure (96 people, 4.60%)
  • Depression (57 people, 2.73%)

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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