Review: could Keppra cause Joint pain?
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 Convulsion.
We study 19,913 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 has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from 21,254 Keppra users)
Joint pain has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 118,887 Joint pain patients)
On Mar, 30, 2015: 19,913 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 234 people (1.18%) have Joint Pain.
Time on Keppra when people have Joint pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Joint pain||33.33%||44.44%||11.11%||0.00%||0.00%||11.11%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Joint pain when taking Keppra * :
|Joint pain||65.48%||34.52% |
Age of people who have Joint pain when taking Keppra * :
|Joint pain||0.00%||0.00%||1.31%||4.37%||16.16%||20.09%||23.14%||34.93% |
Severity of Joint pain when taking Keppra ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Joint pain||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Joint pain ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Convulsion (30 people, 12.82%)
- Osteoporosis (24 people, 10.26%)
- Epilepsy (22 people, 9.40%)
- Pain (20 people, 8.55%)
- Nuclear magnetic resonance imaging brain (16 people, 6.84%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Nexium (53 people, 22.65%)
- Aspirin (42 people, 17.95%)
- Dilantin (34 people, 14.53%)
- Zometa (31 people, 13.25%)
- Lamictal (30 people, 12.82%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Finasteride, Amlodipine Besylate for a 66-year old man with Prostration, High Blood Pressure. The patient has Pain - Joints
- A study of drug interactions between Metformin, Losartan, Zetia for a 54-year old woman with Type 2 Diabetes, High Blood Cholesterol. The patient has Muscle Stiffness, Stiffness In A Joint
- A study of drug interactions between Aspirin, Zyrtec Allergy, Levetiracetam for a 54-year old man with Aneurysm - Aortic, Allergy, Post Procedural Haemorrhage.
- A study of drug interactions between Melatonin, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, Keppra for a 19-year old boy with Sleep Disorder, Hyperactivity, Seizure - Grand Mal. The patient has Insomnia, Hyperactivity, Erythromelalgia
- A study of side effects of Keppra for a 40-year old woman with Epilepsy. The patient has Vasculitis
Recent Keppra related drug comparison:
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