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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 19,870 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

Keppra (latest outcomes from 21,204 users) has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy.

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Itching

Itching (latest reports from 87,571 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.

Trend of Itching reports

On Nov, 12, 2014: 19,864 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 270 people (1.36%) have Itching.

Trend of Itching in Keppra reports

Time on Keppra when people have Itching * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Itching43.37%39.76%4.82%3.61%6.02%2.41%0.00%

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Keppra * :

FemaleMale
Itching62.89%37.11%

Age of people who have Itching when taking Keppra * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Itching0.00%3.60%10.00%6.80%15.60%13.60%13.60%36.80%

Severity of Itching when taking Keppra ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Itching14.29%71.43%14.29%0.00%

How people recovered from Itching ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Itching0.00%25.00%75.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Epilepsy (93 people, 34.44%)
  2. Convulsion (40 people, 14.81%)
  3. Hypertension (19 people, 7.04%)
  4. Prophylaxis (17 people, 6.30%)
  5. Complex partial seizures (10 people, 3.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lamictal (49 people, 18.15%)
  2. Tegretol (29 people, 10.74%)
  3. Dilantin (24 people, 8.89%)
  4. Clonazepam (24 people, 8.89%)
  5. Trileptal (23 people, 8.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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