Could Keppra cause Pancreatitis - from FDA reports
Pancreatitis is found among people who take Keppra, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Neurontin, and have Convulsion . We study 34,747 people who have side effects while taking Keppra from FDA. Among them, 191 have Pancreatitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Pancreatitis and more.
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Keppra has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Keppra 37,163 users)
Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, diabetes, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 36,326 Pancreatitis patients).
On Dec, 25, 2016
34,747 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra.
Among them, 191 people (0.55%) have Pancreatitis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Keppra when people have Pancreatitis *:
- < 1 month: 47.06 %
- 1 - 6 months: 32.35 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 2.94 %
- 2 - 5 years: 8.82 %
- 5 - 10 years: 8.82 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Keppra *:
- female: 55.38 %
- male: 44.62 %
Age of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Keppra *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 12.1 %
- 10-19: 12.1 %
- 20-29: 14.01 %
- 30-39: 14.01 %
- 40-49: 22.93 %
- 50-59: 11.46 %
- 60+: 13.38 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Convulsion (47 people, 24.61%)
- Epilepsy (37 people, 19.37%)
- Pain (16 people, 8.38%)
- Seizures (15 people, 7.85%)
- Agitation (13 people, 6.81%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Neurontin (18 people, 9.42%)
- Ativan (17 people, 8.90%)
- Dilantin (16 people, 8.38%)
- Diazepam (16 people, 8.38%)
- Nexium (14 people, 7.33%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Convulsion (20 people, 10.47%)
- Nausea And Vomiting (18 people, 9.42%)
- Abdominal Pain (15 people, 7.85%)
- Weight Decreased (13 people, 6.81%)
- Diarrhea (13 people, 6.81%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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