Review: could Keppra cause Pancreatitis?
This is a review of Pancreatitis by studying 19,600 people who take Keppra. We analyze: the time on Keppra when people have Pancreatitis, gender and age of these people, the severity of Pancreatitis, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Keppra. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Keppra (latest outcomes from 21,097 users) has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy, seizures. Commonly reported side effects of Keppra include convulsion prophylaxis, convulsion, fatigue, fatigue aggravated, weakness.
Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas) (latest reports from 191,884 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, high blood pressure, diabetes, bipolar disorder.
On Feb, 18, 2014: 18,533 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 152 people (0.82%) have Pancreatitis.
Time on Keppra when people have Pancreatitis * :
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Gender of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Keppra * :
Age of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Keppra * :
Severity of Pancreatitis when taking Keppra ** :
How people recovered from Pancreatitis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Epilepsy (64 people, 42.11%)
- Convulsion (53 people, 34.87%)
- Pain (13 people, 8.55%)
- Agitation (13 people, 8.55%)
- Multiple sclerosis (9 people, 5.92%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lamictal (42 people, 27.63%)
- Klonopin (40 people, 26.32%)
- Dilantin kapseal (32 people, 21.05%)
- Dilantin (29 people, 19.08%)
- Ativan (24 people, 15.79%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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