Keppra and Fever - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Fever with Keppra. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 36,800 people who have side effects when taking Keppra from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 28, 2017

36,800 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra.
Among them, 1,133 people (3.08%) have Fever


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Keppra cause Fever?

Time on Keppra when people have Fever *:

  • < 1 month: 43.06 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 36.11 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.8 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.87 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.7 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.46 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Fever when taking Keppra *:

  • female: 50.77 %
  • male: 49.23 %

Age of people who have Fever when taking Keppra *:

  • 0-1: 2.45 %
  • 2-9: 10.82 %
  • 10-19: 6.43 %
  • 20-29: 12.86 %
  • 30-39: 9.59 %
  • 40-49: 13.88 %
  • 50-59: 17.35 %
  • 60+: 26.63 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Epilepsy (241 people, 21.27%)
  • Convulsion (135 people, 11.92%)
  • Glioblastoma Multiforme (60 people, 5.30%)
  • Seizures (57 people, 5.03%)
  • High Blood Pressure (54 people, 4.77%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lamictal (147 people, 12.97%)
  • Tegretol (71 people, 6.27%)
  • Decadron (64 people, 5.65%)
  • Zofran (61 people, 5.38%)
  • Dilantin (58 people, 5.12%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Convulsion (187 people, 16.50%)
  • Rashes (180 people, 15.89%)
  • Fatigue (151 people, 13.33%)
  • Diarrhea (127 people, 11.21%)
  • Nausea (126 people, 11.12%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Fever when taking Keppra?

Keppra

Keppra has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Keppra 39,314 users)

Fever

Fever has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, crohn's disease, pain (latest reports from 253,923 Fever patients).

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