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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 19,920 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 21,256 Keppra users)

Fever

Fever has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain. (latest reports from 168,843 Fever patients)

On Apr, 3, 2015: 19,913 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 624 people (3.13%) 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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