Who have Fatigue with Keppra?


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 . We study 34,155 people who have side effects while taking Keppra from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,954 have Fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Fatigue and more.

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Keppra

Keppra has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Keppra 37,147 users)

Fatigue

Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis c, high blood pressure, depression (latest reports from 359,674 Fatigue patients).

On Nov, 16, 2016

34,155 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra.
Among them, 1,954 people (5.72%) have Fatigue


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Keppra cause Fatigue?

Time on Keppra when people have Fatigue *:

  • < 1 month: 42.57 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.68 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.43 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.44 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.42 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.98 %
  • 10+ years: 1.49 %

Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Keppra *:

  • female: 61.92 %
  • male: 38.08 %

Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Keppra *:

  • 0-1: 0.63 %
  • 2-9: 4.27 %
  • 10-19: 6.44 %
  • 20-29: 9.8 %
  • 30-39: 12.04 %
  • 40-49: 17.7 %
  • 50-59: 19.38 %
  • 60+: 29.74 %

Severity of Fatigue **:

  • least: 3.57 %
  • moderate: 42.86 %
  • severe: 39.29 %
  • most severe: 14.29 %

How people recovered from Fatigue **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 6.67 %
  • not yet: 93.33 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lamictal (217 people, 11.11%)
  • Dilantin (170 people, 8.70%)
  • Decadron (153 people, 7.83%)
  • Vimpat (121 people, 6.19%)
  • Topamax (117 people, 5.99%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Keppra, learn more )

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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