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Review: could Keppra cause Fever?

Summary: Fever could be caused by Keppra, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Lamictal, and have Epilepsy.

We study 19,626 people who have side effects while taking Keppra from FDA and social media. Among them, 623 have Fever. Find out below who they are, when they have Fever and more.

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Keppra

Keppra (latest outcomes from 21,127 users) has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy.

Fever

Fever (latest reports from 982,143 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 19,626 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 623 people (3.17%) have Fever. They amount to 0.06% of all the 982,714 people who have Fever on eHealthMe.

Trend of Fever in Keppra reports

Time on Keppra when people have Fever * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fever47.37%39.18%5.26%7.02%0.58%0.58%0.00%

Gender of people who have Fever when taking Keppra * :

FemaleMale
Fever54.69%45.31%

Age of people who have Fever when taking Keppra * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fever1.77%10.03%7.37%18.44%9.00%12.98%14.16%26.25%

Severity of Fever when taking Keppra ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Fever ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Epilepsy (162 people, 26.00%)
  2. Convulsion (113 people, 18.14%)
  3. Glioblastoma multiforme (58 people, 9.31%)
  4. Depression (28 people, 4.49%)
  5. Hypertension (25 people, 4.01%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lamictal (109 people, 17.50%)
  2. Tegretol (73 people, 11.72%)
  3. Depakote (54 people, 8.67%)
  4. Decadron (53 people, 8.51%)
  5. Dilantin (48 people, 7.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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