Review: could Keppra cause Fever?
We study 19,838 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 (latest outcomes from 21,166 users) has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy.
Fever (latest reports from 984,617 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain.
On Jul, 14, 2014: 19,833 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 623 people (3.14%) have Fever. They amount to 0.06% of all the 984,464 people who have Fever on eHealthMe.
Time on Keppra when people have Fever * :
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Gender of people who have Fever when taking Keppra * :
Age of people who have Fever when taking Keppra * :
Severity of Fever when taking Keppra ** :
How people recovered from Fever ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Epilepsy (162 people, 26.00%)
- Convulsion (113 people, 18.14%)
- Glioblastoma multiforme (58 people, 9.31%)
- Depression (28 people, 4.49%)
- Hypertension (25 people, 4.01%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lamictal (109 people, 17.50%)
- Tegretol (73 people, 11.72%)
- Depakote (54 people, 8.67%)
- Decadron (53 people, 8.51%)
- Dilantin (48 people, 7.70%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (1 week ago):
have had seizure while driving - have been extremely stressed as of late with job loss & death of close personal friend. have extreme anxiety as other job has had a severe cut in work hours. financial worries about jobs - making house payments, bills , etc. Seizure lasts only a very short time & have no warning of partial seizure I am fine soon afterward with no side effects .
From this study (1 week ago):
Headache is a Dull ache but there does does seem to be a lot of pressure in my head.
From this study (1 week ago):
I've been diagnosed with sero-negative rheumatoid arthritis. I have only tested minimally positive on the anti-CCP test and had a slightly high SED rate. My most recent tests showed some slight elevation in some RA marker tests, but nothing really significant. My rheumatologist is now doubting whether I have RA or some other pain syndrome going on.
IHateRA on Jul, 22, 2014:
My first RA Dr. put me on Plaquenil, it seemed to work for six months, then stopped - I thought the dose would be adjusted but it wasn't, so I went to another RA Doc - C-RP wasn't too high, sero neg. Was put on methotrexate - I ended up with a mouth sore the NEXT day, then bumps started appearing on my face, like zits, but NOT zits. I didn't touch them, but they ulcerated, left me full of scars on face, legs, etc - I have been OFF methotrexate for 5 years AND still have the same problem along with a daily fever (100+) and severe sweating - I knew the bumps were a sign of being allergic to Methotrexate, I quit it right away, called Dr. to get in - they told me 3 months (I was an established patient). In terms of fever and sweating, the ONLY thing I have in common with some of these posts and drug lists is METHOTREXATE - I wouldn't allow a pet to take it. I seem to have more in common with a friend who as MS - but my reg. doc doesn't listen to that. I can't take bio. drugs (live in "fungal" region), so I take pain medicine - as little as possible, I guess the Methotrexate is STILL messing with my body. I have a very good acupuncturist - when I told him that my Doc. wasn't "sure" about RA, he poked me (lightly) with his finger in two places and ask which hurt more. He confirmed the RA as it travels on certain meridians in Chinese medicine. Had I picked a different spot for hurting more, then we would have to figure out what I really had. My joints are deteriorating but now I'm afraid of the drugs for RA, so I just put up with and manage the pain (which is extreme) with pain meds, cold therapy (I love my cryo-cuff), and acupuncture. I wish that the side effects of RA drugs weren't as bad as they are! Leaving Cymbalta, Lyrica, Plaquenil and Methotrexate (all at different times) OUT of my body made me realize that they did affect me - I was "foggy" and sluggish mentally but didn't really notice it until I quit them.
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