Review: could Keppra cause Joint pain?
We study 19,848 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 (latest outcomes from 21,176 users) has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy.
Joint pain (latest reports from 802,645 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis.
On Aug, 17, 2014: 19,839 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 234 people (1.18%) have Joint Pain. They amount to 0.03% of all the 800,570 people who have Joint Pain on eHealthMe.
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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Had an emergency appendectomy in February with complications.... have lived with joint, muscle pain most of my adult life. Constant stomach problems from a young wage. IBS, constipation, nausea, loss of appetite. Feel like I am basically a failure, unable to keep a permanent job. Marriage is on verge of divorce, my family thinks it's all in my head, and that I cause this or even like to be a I. That I do it for attention, or mainly bc I am not responsible. I do not like discussing with family bc I feel misunderstood & like a. Broken record. I want to participate in life , if I don't I am criticized , if I do I pay the price. With either "pain" or comments like " well you did this "
I feel scared, alone , but mostly hurt all over, including heart ache!!
It's very confusing and will definitely make you think you are crazy at times.
Was told yesterday I had fibromyalgia & vasculitis . Going to have blood test tomorrow .
gracekellygirl on Aug, 29, 2014:
I had those same symptoms and they discovered a parathyroid tumor. Check out the symptoms for that. I was told I had fibromyalgia for years and lived in pain. Now it is gone and I feel much better. A sestamibi parathyroid scan will tell you for sure even when the parathyroid blood test comes back normal. Usually with this you have a high blood calcium as well.
From this study (3 days ago):
Increasing symptoms of body pain in many joints, chest pain and foggy head.
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