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Review: could Keppra cause Hot flushes (Hot Flush)?
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 month, also take medication Arimidex, and have Convulsion.
We study 19,864 people who have side effects while taking Keppra from FDA and social media. Among them, 28 have Hot flushes. Find out below who they are, when they have Hot flushes and more.
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Keppra (latest outcomes from 21,200 users) has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy.
Hot flushes (sudden feelings of heat) (latest reports from 110,657 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, breast cancer, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression.
On Oct, 26, 2014: 19,864 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 31 people (0.16%) have Hot Flushes.
Time on Keppra when people have Hot flushes * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hot flushes||40.00%||40.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||20.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Hot flushes when taking Keppra * :
|Hot flushes||94.29%||5.71% |
Age of people who have Hot flushes when taking Keppra * :
|Hot flushes||0.00%||0.00%||4.76%||28.57%||19.05%||4.76%||14.29%||28.57% |
Severity of Hot flushes when taking Keppra ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hot flushes||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Hot flushes ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Convulsion (5 people, 16.13%)
- Breast cancer (3 people, 9.68%)
- Atrial fibrillation (2 people, 6.45%)
- Blood triglycerides increased (2 people, 6.45%)
- Headache (2 people, 6.45%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Arimidex (11 people, 35.48%)
- Vitamin d (10 people, 32.26%)
- Lamictal (10 people, 32.26%)
- Vicodin (8 people, 25.81%)
- Amoxicillin (8 people, 25.81%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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