Keppra and Itching - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Itching with Keppra. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 36,800 people who have side effects when taking Keppra from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 06, 2017

36,800 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra.
Among them, 486 people (1.32%) have Itching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Keppra cause Itching?

Time on Keppra when people have Itching *:

  • < 1 month: 43.3 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 41.24 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.09 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.22 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.09 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.06 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Keppra *:

  • female: 65.47 %
  • male: 34.53 %

Age of people who have Itching when taking Keppra *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 3.12 %
  • 10-19: 7.81 %
  • 20-29: 8.07 %
  • 30-39: 13.28 %
  • 40-49: 14.06 %
  • 50-59: 19.01 %
  • 60+: 34.64 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Epilepsy (121 people, 24.90%)
  • Convulsion (52 people, 10.70%)
  • High Blood Pressure (33 people, 6.79%)
  • Seizures (32 people, 6.58%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (22 people, 4.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lamictal (71 people, 14.61%)
  • Tegretol (36 people, 7.41%)
  • Vimpat (33 people, 6.79%)
  • Dilantin (32 people, 6.58%)
  • Trileptal (30 people, 6.17%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (206 people, 42.39%)
  • Fatigue (64 people, 13.17%)
  • Convulsion (54 people, 11.11%)
  • Fever (53 people, 10.91%)
  • Nausea (49 people, 10.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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