Review: could Keppra cause Mood Swings?


Summary

Mood swings is found among people who take Keppra, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lamotrigine, and have Epilepsy . We study 19,351 people who have side effects while taking Keppra from FDA and social media. Among them, 252 have Mood swings. Find out below who they are, when they have Mood swings and more.

You are not alone

Join a support group for people who take Keppra and have Mood swings >>>

Personalized health information

On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA and social media since 1977. Our tools are free and anonymous. 86 million people have used us. 300+ peer-reviewed medical journals have referenced our original studies. Start now >>>

Keppra

Keppra has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Keppra 20,770 users)

Mood Swings

Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, drug ineffective, memory loss, fatigue (latest reports from 23,874 Mood swings patients).

On Jul, 28, 2016

19,351 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra.
Among them, 252 people (1.3%) have Mood Swings


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Keppra cause Mood swings?

Time on Keppra when people have Mood Swings *:

  • < 1 month: 32.08 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 30.19 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.66 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.43 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 1.89 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.98 %
  • 10+ years: 3.77 %

Gender of people who have Mood Swings when taking Keppra *:

  • female: 73.25 %
  • male: 26.75 %

Age of people who have Mood Swings when taking Keppra *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.0 %
  • 10-19: 19.0 %
  • 20-29: 14.0 %
  • 30-39: 19.5 %
  • 40-49: 19.0 %
  • 50-59: 12.0 %
  • 60+: 14.5 %

Severity if Mood Swings when taking Keppra **:

  • least: 12.5 %
  • moderate: 25.0 %
  • severe: 25.0 %
  • most severe: 37.5 %

How people recovered from Mood Swings **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Epilepsy (70 people)
  • Convulsion (36 people)
  • Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy (11 people)
  • Idiopathic Generalised Epilepsy (10 people)
  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (7 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lamotrigine (32 people)
  • Lamictal (25 people)
  • Topamax (24 people)
  • Dilantin (23 people)
  • Valproate Sodium (16 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Do you have Mood swings when taking Keppra?

Browse all side effects of Keppra

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Drugs that are associated with Mood swings

Mood swings

Could your condition cause Mood swings

Mood swings

Can you answer these questions?

More questions for: Keppra, Mood swings

You may be interested in these reviews

More reviews for: Keppra, Mood swings


NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.