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Review: could Keppra cause Fever?





Summary: Fever 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 19,870 people who have side effects while taking Keppra from FDA and social media. Among them, 624 have Fever. Find out below who they are, when they have Fever and more.

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Keppra

Keppra has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Keppra 21,210 users)

Fever

Fever has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain.(latest reports from Fever 168,332 patients)

On Nov, 28, 2014: 19,870 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 624 people (3.14%) have Fever.

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
Fever54.62%45.38%

Age of people who have Fever when taking Keppra * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fever1.77%10.16%7.36%18.41%8.98%12.96%14.14%26.22%

Severity of Fever when taking Keppra ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Fever0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Fever ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Epilepsy (163 people, 26.12%)
  2. Convulsion (113 people, 18.11%)
  3. Glioblastoma multiforme (58 people, 9.29%)
  4. Depression (28 people, 4.49%)
  5. Hypertension (25 people, 4.01%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lamictal (109 people, 17.47%)
  2. Tegretol (73 people, 11.70%)
  3. Depakote (54 people, 8.65%)
  4. Decadron (53 people, 8.49%)
  5. Dilantin (48 people, 7.69%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    I had foot soft tissue infection and hospitalized for two days and given IV for Cipro. Then I was released from the hospital and given Zyvox 600MG twice a day for ten days. Meanwhile, I am taking 2000 MG cellcept and 400MG Hydroxychloriquine for more than 10 years to control my lupus. Around the sixth days I had horrible joint pain for my whole body ans swollen on my hands and foot. I spoke to doctor, doctor said I should finish my zyvox doses since my foot infection does not cure yet. Then after two days I stopped the ZYvox, my joint pain getting better and swollen figers getting better but I feel headache and has fever. After surfing the internet, I found the interactions between hydroxychloroquine and the Zyvox could cause "The risk of peripheral neuropathy may be increased during concurrent use of two or more agents that are associated with this adverse effect. Patient risk factors include diabetesand age older than 60 years. In some cases, the neuropathy may progress or become irreversible despite discontinuation of the medications". I stooped taking Zyvox now, however, I am still taking my hydroxchloroquine and need to continue maybe life long. My appintment with my Rheumatologist is a month later. My pcp and Podiatrist seem have no idea about the interactions between the two medications. I would like to find out if I continue take hdroxycholoroquin, though I stopped the Zvox will still harm my nerv system? Should I stop taking Hydroxycholoroquine? How do I treat my headache and fever? Thanks
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