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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 19,920 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

Keppra has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from 21,256 Keppra users)

Hot flushes

Hot Flushes (sudden feelings of heat) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, breast cancer, depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 20,658 Hot Flushes patients)

On Mar, 30, 2015: 19,913 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 31 people (0.16%) have Hot Flushes.

Trend of Hot flushes in Keppra reports

Time on Keppra when people have Hot flushes * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hot flushes40.00%40.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Hot flushes94.29%5.71%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hot flushes0.00%0.00%4.76%28.57%19.05%4.76%14.29%28.57%

Severity of Hot flushes when taking Keppra ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hot flushes0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Hot flushes ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Convulsion (5 people, 16.13%)
  2. Breast cancer (3 people, 9.68%)
  3. Atrial fibrillation (2 people, 6.45%)
  4. Blood triglycerides increased (2 people, 6.45%)
  5. Headache (2 people, 6.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Arimidex (11 people, 35.48%)
  2. Vitamin d (10 people, 32.26%)
  3. Lamictal (10 people, 32.26%)
  4. Vicodin (8 people, 25.81%)
  5. Amoxicillin (8 people, 25.81%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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