Review: could Keppra cause Petechiae (Bleeding into the skin)?
Summary: Petechiae is found among people who take Keppra, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lasix, and have Glioblastoma.
We study 19,870 people who have side effects while taking Keppra from FDA and social media. Among them, 58 have Petechiae. Find out below who they are, when they have Petechiae and more.
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Keppra has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Keppra 21,210 users)
Petechiae (a small red or purple spot caused by bleeding into the skin) has been reported by people with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, multiple myeloma.(latest reports from Petechiae 6,461 patients)
On Dec, 4, 2014: 19,870 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 58 people (0.29%) have Petechiae.
Time on Keppra when people have Petechiae * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Petechiae when taking Keppra * :
Age of people who have Petechiae when taking Keppra * :
Severity of Petechiae when taking Keppra ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Petechiae ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Glioblastoma (9 people, 15.52%)
- Convulsion (8 people, 13.79%)
- Nuclear magnetic resonance imaging brain (7 people, 12.07%)
- Partial seizures (5 people, 8.62%)
- Complex partial seizures (5 people, 8.62%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (11 people, 18.97%)
- Decadron (11 people, 18.97%)
- Valium (10 people, 17.24%)
- Nexium (9 people, 15.52%)
- Trazodone hcl (8 people, 13.79%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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