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 19,901 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 21,228 Keppra users)
Joint pain has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 118,740 Joint pain patients)
On Dec, 27, 2014: 19,881 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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