Review: could Keppra cause Hot Flushes?


Summary

Hot flushes is found among people who take Keppra, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Arimidex, and have Convulsion . We study 23,492 people who have side effects while taking Keppra from FDA and social media. Among them, 37 have Hot flushes. Find out below who they are, when they have Hot flushes and more.

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Keppra

Keppra has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Keppra 25,536 users)

Hot Flushes

Hot flushes (sudden feelings of heat) has been reported by people with weight decreased, hot flush, itching, drowsiness, diarrhea (latest reports from 22,621 Hot flushes patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

23,492 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra.
Among them, 37 people (0.16%) have Hot Flushes


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Keppra cause Hot flushes?

Time on Keppra when people have Hot Flushes *:

  • < 1 month: 25 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 25 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hot Flushes when taking Keppra *:

  • female: 86.49 %
  • male: 13.51 %

Age of people who have Hot Flushes when taking Keppra *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 9.52 %
  • 20-29: 4.76 %
  • 30-39: 28.57 %
  • 40-49: 14.29 %
  • 50-59: 14.29 %
  • 60+: 28.57 %

Severity if Hot Flushes when taking Keppra **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Convulsion (8 people)
  • Hypertension (4 people)
  • Breast Cancer (4 people)
  • Pain (3 people)
  • Migraine (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Arimidex (12 people)
  • Lamictal (11 people)
  • Lorazepam (10 people)
  • Pepcid (9 people)
  • Lidex (9 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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