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Review: could Keppra cause Insomnia?
We study 19,848 people who have side effects while taking Keppra from FDA and social media. Among them, 336 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia and more.
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Keppra (latest outcomes from 21,186 users) has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy.
Insomnia (sleeplessness) (latest reports from 757,392 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain, stress and anxiety.
On Sep, 12, 2014: 19,848 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 351 people (1.77%) 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, 44.16%)
- Epilepsy (83 people, 23.65%)
- Insomnia (23 people, 6.55%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (23 people, 6.55%)
- Sleep disorder (23 people, 6.55%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lamictal (60 people, 17.09%)
- Folic acid (41 people, 11.68%)
- Xanax (40 people, 11.40%)
- Dilantin (39 people, 11.11%)
- Neurontin (34 people, 9.69%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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