eHealthMe - FDA and Social Media, Personalized eHealthMe - a cloud computing service for drugs

FDA and Social Media, Personalized

How to?

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.

Stay connected: join a mobile support group for people who take Keppra and have Fever >>>

Keppra

Keppra (latest outcomes from 21,166 users) has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy.

Fever

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.

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.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

Get connected! Join a mobile support group to help out with your experience or learn from others anytime and anywhere:
- group for people who take Keppra and have Fever
- group for people who take Keppra
- group for people who have Fever

Comments from related studies:

  • 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 .

    Reply

  • 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.

    Reply

  • 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.

    Reply

    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.

    Reply

Post a new comment    OR    Read more comments

Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

More questions for: Keppra, Fever

You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):

  • Chest pain from keppra xr
    after 6 years developed right side pain near kidneys a few days a month . 2 inside of eye lid red dry eyes took keppra 7 years . started to have chest pain left side .after a month of pain . that would start 3 to 6 hours after taking keppra . would have pain thru the day stopped keppr ...

  • Health issues and struggles
    I have numerous health issues. Some I've lived with not realizing they were there. Others are caused by meds I've taken in the past or am still using now. Lupus is the most recent and biggest trouble I have right now. It is caused by the one drug that finally gave me control of my seizures Some o ...

  • Understanding and living with cancer
    After having one treatment of Gemzar, I had a sever reaction, which caused me to have many seizures. This caused me to developed PRES, which in turn has caused me to have brain damage.When I came out of my induced coma I did not know where I was, nor did I know who my family members were. I could no ...

More reviews for: Keppra, Fever

On eHealthMe, Keppra (levetiracetam) is often used for epilepsy. Find out below the conditions Keppra is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is Keppra used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Could it be a symptom from a condition:

Drugs in real world that are associated with:

Could your condition cause it?

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

39 million health professionals and patients have studied on eHealthMe. Recent studies:

- Tacrolimus for a 56-year old woman who has Liver Tran ... (32 minutes ago)

- Potassium Chloride, Atenolol And Chlorthalidone for a ... (33 minutes ago)

- CoQ10, Vitamin D, Calcium, Lipitor, Lialda for a 64-y ... (1 hour ago)

Related study

- Keppra side effects

 

Related symptom

- Fever

 

 

Recent user comments

- "The autoimmune hepatitis is de novo. Approx. 2 yrs a ... " (32 minutes ago)

- "The autoimmune hepatitis is de novo. Approx. 2 yrs a ... " (2 hours ago)

- "Only visible while having a tan. Small spots mostly ... " (3 hours ago)

 

Recent mobile support groups

- Lamictal and Viibryd

- Viibryd

- Major Depression

- Breast Cancer and Celexa

- Dm and Diabetes

 

Popular searches

- Echinacea Angustifolia
- Breath Odour
- Blood Pressure
- Nexplanon

   

Drugs: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Conditions: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Side effects: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Symptoms: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Advertise - Apps - Testimonials - Contact us

 
© 2014 eHealthMe.com. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of eHealthMe.com's terms of service and privacy policy.