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 19,700 people who have side effects while taking Keppra from FDA and social media. Among them, 377 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 Keppra 20,775 users)
Insomnia (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with drug ineffective, memory loss, fatigue, stress and anxiety, taste - impaired (latest reports from 124,271 Insomnia patients).
On Jul, 20, 2016
19,700 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra.
Among them, 377 people (1.91%) have Insomnia
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** Reports from social media are used.
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I have been on Norco 10-325 in increasing doses for almost 5 years due to a cervical spine injury. As the pain increased, so did the doses, although I am "only" at 4/day. Along the way I was also given Soma for collateral damge, and later Ativan and/or Klonopin for insomnia and anxiety. And it worked really well, although I was beginning to realize this was not exactly a wise choice. And this with no real exam or imaging or even a second opinion from a pain specialist. I am now on the way to correcting that, so 4 months ago a higher up in the physicians office finally saw my history and intervened, he seems to have decided to cut me down/off- everything but Norco was discontinued- but was cut back. After I ran out I had a small meltdown and went to the ER where I was allowed Buspar, which seemed to do little. A week later the MD gave me diclonefac for pain and Zyprexa for insomnia. He also finally ordered an MRI, which seemed to me to be a CYA (but the results were in fact proof of the severity). I have a week before I go in to "discuss" this but in the meantime I am getting maybe 4 hours a night, and not always continuously. (I called and was told they "didn't know what to do with me") Strangely enough, cutting back, or increasing the Norco slightly (I really cannot exceed the amount in a fill) does not seem to affect the overall weirdness- I also have some daytime disorientation and anxiety- so I am pretty sure I am neither withdrawing or near an OD. I tried the Buspar again and it seems to help slightly, but not significantly. The Zyprexa did nothing except turn me into a zombie the next day. I have been unable to sleep through the night for weeks and have run through all the OTC sleep aids as well as homeopathic stuff. As I mentioned, I go in for the imaging follow-up in a week but going nuts in the meantime. I am back to 4 10-325 a day, it keeps the pain in check but I am beginning to see not as effectively, and may be contributing to the insomnia /anxiety thing. I also sought physical therapy and a pain specialist on my own, which is promising, but in the meantime am saddled with what is apparently an opiod tolerance/dependence situation. I am thinking the MD will not be able to assist me in a meaningful way, obviously due to the increasing scrutiny by the DEA and the epidemic and all that. So I remain losing sleep over- or because of it and was looking around to see if this is more or less a common situation and if anyone has gotten through - or around this. Hope I explained it well enough; even finding cases only slightly similar to mine here and there seems to help a little. Thanks.
I've been on 20 mg Parnate daily for depression for about 1 year. It's very difficult to get to sleep at night when on Parnate. Would like to find a less medical way than what I take now for it which is .25 xanax and 15 mg Seroquel. That gives such a deep sleep, I have trouble waking up and ...
I have been on Norco 10-325 in increasing doses for almost 5 years due to a cervical spine injury. As the pain increased, so did the doses, although I am "only" at 4/day. Along the way I was also given Soma for collateral damge, and later Ativan and/or Klonopin for insomnia and anxiety. And it ...
Hi everyone. I think I have Nortriptyline induced insomnia. I was taking Gabapentin & Nortriptyline before I had back surgery last October. Then only Gabapentin. This last week my doctor put me back on Nortriptyline for 2 other bulged disks (pain) and now I have more trouble sleeping! I don't ...
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