Keppra and Joint pain - from FDA reports


Summary

Joint pain is found among people who take Keppra, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Nexium, and have Epilepsy. This review analyzes which people have Joint pain 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, 27, 2017

36,800 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra.
Among them, 460 people (1.25%) have Joint Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Keppra cause Joint pain?

Time on Keppra when people have Joint Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 30.77 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.85 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.85 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.54 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Joint Pain when taking Keppra *:

  • female: 63.17 %
  • male: 36.83 %

Age of people who have Joint Pain when taking Keppra *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.82 %
  • 10-19: 3.26 %
  • 20-29: 5.71 %
  • 30-39: 14.13 %
  • 40-49: 17.93 %
  • 50-59: 24.46 %
  • 60+: 33.7 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Epilepsy (55 people, 11.96%)
  • Convulsion (50 people, 10.87%)
  • Pain (45 people, 9.78%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (29 people, 6.30%)
  • Seizures (26 people, 5.65%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (63 people, 13.70%)
  • Lamictal (47 people, 10.22%)
  • Neurontin (42 people, 9.13%)
  • Dilantin (42 people, 9.13%)
  • Aspirin (41 people, 8.91%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (129 people, 28.04%)
  • Fatigue (118 people, 25.65%)
  • Dizziness (103 people, 22.39%)
  • Weakness (102 people, 22.17%)
  • Rashes (91 people, 19.78%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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