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Review: could Keppra cause Joint pain?

We study 19,864 people who have side effects while taking Keppra from FDA and social media. Among them, 234 have Joint pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Joint pain and more.

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Keppra

Keppra (latest outcomes from 21,198 users) has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy.

Joint pain

Joint pain (latest reports from 800,907 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 19,864 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 234 people (1.18%) have Joint Pain.

Trend of Joint pain in Keppra reports

Time on Keppra when people have Joint pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Joint pain33.33%44.44%11.11%0.00%0.00%11.11%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Joint pain65.48%34.52%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Joint pain0.00%0.00%1.31%4.37%16.16%20.09%23.14%34.93%

Severity of Joint pain when taking Keppra ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Joint pain0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Joint pain ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Convulsion (30 people, 12.82%)
  2. Osteoporosis (24 people, 10.26%)
  3. Epilepsy (22 people, 9.40%)
  4. Pain (20 people, 8.55%)
  5. Nuclear magnetic resonance imaging brain (16 people, 6.84%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Nexium (53 people, 22.65%)
  2. Aspirin (42 people, 17.95%)
  3. Dilantin (34 people, 14.53%)
  4. Zometa (31 people, 13.25%)
  5. Lamictal (30 people, 12.82%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (3 days ago):

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  • Although I am now 65 and I have been taking 3000 mg of Keppra every day for the past 4 years since my seizure, I have experienced a diminished libido and an even more absence of erections. I am in fairly good condition for my age and prior to this medication I have never had any sexual issues in the bedroom. I can not believe that this is all due to my age, and not the Keppra as my neurologist has claimed; easy for him he's not the man suffering the humiliation and depression and anxiety of not being able to perform. But then he's also half my age and doesn't have any issues, or does he? Please help!

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