Review: could Keppra cause Itching?
Summary: Itching 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 Lamictal, and have Epilepsy. We study 19,920 people who have side effects while taking Keppra from FDA and social media. Among them, 270 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.
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Keppra has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from 21,262 Keppra users)
Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 88,320 Itching patients)
On May, 16, 2015: 19,920 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 270 people (1.36%) have Itching.
Time on Keppra when people have Itching * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Itching when taking Keppra * :
Age of people who have Itching when taking Keppra * :
Severity of Itching when taking Keppra ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Itching ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Epilepsy (93 people, 34.44%)
- Convulsion (40 people, 14.81%)
- Hypertension (19 people, 7.04%)
- Prophylaxis (17 people, 6.30%)
- Complex partial seizures (10 people, 3.70%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lamictal (49 people, 18.15%)
- Tegretol (29 people, 10.74%)
- Dilantin (24 people, 8.89%)
- Clonazepam (24 people, 8.89%)
- Trileptal (23 people, 8.52%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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