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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

Keppra has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from 21,262 Keppra users)

Insomnia

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 May, 7, 2015: 19,920 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 354 people (1.78%) have Insomnia.

Trend of Insomnia in Keppra reports

Time on Keppra when people have Insomnia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Insomnia40.86%30.11%4.30%8.60%10.75%4.30%1.08%

Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Keppra * :

FemaleMale
Insomnia63.89%36.11%

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Keppra * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Insomnia3.25%1.63%6.78%13.82%12.47%25.47%21.14%15.45%

Severity of Insomnia when taking Keppra ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Insomnia6.25%37.50%43.75%12.50%

How people recovered from Insomnia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Insomnia0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Convulsion (155 people, 43.79%)
  2. Epilepsy (83 people, 23.45%)
  3. Sleep disorder (24 people, 6.78%)
  4. Insomnia (23 people, 6.50%)
  5. Smoking cessation therapy (23 people, 6.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lamictal (60 people, 16.95%)
  2. Folic acid (41 people, 11.58%)
  3. Xanax (40 people, 11.30%)
  4. Dilantin (39 people, 11.02%)
  5. Neurontin (34 people, 9.60%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Mild traumatic head injury treated with Keppra. Abulia treated with Amantadine which is no longer effective.

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  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • We want to know whether citrus fruits have adverse reactions to keppra or sleeping meds. Thanks.

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  • From this study (4 years ago):

  • started taking vitamin b12 and complex b I heard from others would help with side effects and they have they arent as severe the mood swings and sleepiness

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