Review: could Keppra cause Insomnia?
Summary: Insomnia is found among people who take Keppra, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lamictal, and have Convulsion.
We study 19,920 people who have side effects while taking Keppra from FDA and social media. Among them, 339 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia and more.
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Keppra has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from 21,256 Keppra users)
Insomnia (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 144,028 Insomnia patients)
On Apr, 7, 2015: 19,913 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 354 people (1.78%) have Insomnia.
Time on Keppra when people have Insomnia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Keppra * :
Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Keppra * :
Severity of Insomnia when taking Keppra ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Insomnia ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Convulsion (155 people, 43.79%)
- Epilepsy (83 people, 23.45%)
- Sleep disorder (24 people, 6.78%)
- Insomnia (23 people, 6.50%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (23 people, 6.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lamictal (60 people, 16.95%)
- Folic acid (41 people, 11.58%)
- Xanax (40 people, 11.30%)
- Dilantin (39 people, 11.02%)
- Neurontin (34 people, 9.60%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of side effects of Effexor Xr for a 31-year old woman with Stress And Anxiety. The patient has Insomnia, Compulsive Shopping
- A study of drug interactions between Aspirin, Zyrtec Allergy, Levetiracetam for a 54-year old man with Aneurysm - Aortic, Allergy, Post Procedural Haemorrhage.
- A study of drug interactions between Dorzolamide Hydrochloride; Timolol Maleate, Prednisolone, Hydrochlorothiazide, Amlodipine, Valsartan for a 64-year old woman with Glaucoma, Retinal Detachment, High Blood Pressure. The patient has Insomnia
- A study of side effects of Diamox for a 38-year old woman with Ih. The patient has Intranasal Numbness, Tiredness, Muscle Cramps, Shortness Of Breath, Kidney Palpable, Insomnia
- A study of drug interactions between Melatonin, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, Keppra for a 19-year old boy with Sleep Disorder, Hyperactivity, Seizure - Grand Mal. The patient has Insomnia, Hyperactivity, Erythromelalgia
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