Review: could Keppra cause Petechiae?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 4, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 19,600 people who take Keppra. Among them, 58 have Petechiae. See who they are, when they have Petechiae and more. This review is 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.
Petechiae (a small red or purple spot caused by bleeding into the skin) (latest reports from 33,396 patients) has been reported by people with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, multiple myeloma.
On Feb, 26, 2014: 18,533 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 53 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, 16.98%)
- Convulsion (8 people, 15.09%)
- Nuclear magnetic resonance imaging brain (7 people, 13.21%)
- Complex partial seizures (5 people, 9.43%)
- Partial seizures (5 people, 9.43%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Decadron (11 people, 20.75%)
- Nexium (9 people, 16.98%)
- Bactrim (8 people, 15.09%)
- Neurontin (8 people, 15.09%)
- Temodal (8 people, 15.09%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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