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 34,747 people who have side effects when taking Keppra from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 26, 2017

34,747 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra.
Among them, 1,077 people (3.1%) have Fever


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Keppra cause Fever?

Time on Keppra when people have Fever *:

  • < 1 month: 45.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 36.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.5 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Fever when taking Keppra *:

  • female: 51.24 %
  • male: 48.76 %

Age of people who have Fever when taking Keppra *:

  • 0-1: 2.48 %
  • 2-9: 10.68 %
  • 10-19: 6.69 %
  • 20-29: 12.73 %
  • 30-39: 9.71 %
  • 40-49: 14.02 %
  • 50-59: 17.48 %
  • 60+: 26.21 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Epilepsy (226 people, 20.98%)
  • Convulsion (135 people, 12.53%)
  • Glioblastoma Multiforme (58 people, 5.39%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (51 people, 4.74%)
  • High Blood Pressure (51 people, 4.74%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lamictal (142 people, 13.18%)
  • Tegretol (69 people, 6.41%)
  • Decadron (63 people, 5.85%)
  • Dilantin (58 people, 5.39%)
  • Zofran (56 people, 5.20%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Convulsion (187 people, 17.36%)
  • Rashes (170 people, 15.78%)
  • Fatigue (143 people, 13.28%)
  • Nausea (123 people, 11.42%)
  • Headache (122 people, 11.33%)

* 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 37,207 users)

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Fever has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, crohn's disease, hepatitis c (latest reports from 242,317 Fever patients).

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