Keppra and Petechiae - from FDA reports
Petechiae is found among people who take Keppra, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lasix, and have Glioblastoma. This review analyzes which people have Petechiae with Keppra. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 36,800 people who have side effects when taking Keppra from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 29, 2017
36,800 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra.
Among them, 69 people (0.19%) have Petechiae
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Keppra when people have Petechiae *:
- < 1 month: 10.71 %
- 1 - 6 months: 64.29 %
- 6 - 12 months: 10.71 %
- 1 - 2 years: 10.71 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 3.57 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Petechiae when taking Keppra *:
- female: 65.22 %
- male: 34.78 %
Age of people who have Petechiae when taking Keppra *:
- 0-1: 1.59 %
- 2-9: 7.94 %
- 10-19: 4.76 %
- 20-29: 14.29 %
- 30-39: 19.05 %
- 40-49: 4.76 %
- 50-59: 12.7 %
- 60+: 30.16 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Glioblastoma (12 people, 17.39%)
- Epilepsy (8 people, 11.59%)
- Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging Brain (7 people, 10.14%)
- Convulsion (6 people, 8.70%)
- Complex Partial Seizures (5 people, 7.25%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (12 people, 17.39%)
- Valium (11 people, 15.94%)
- Decadron (11 people, 15.94%)
- Nexium (9 people, 13.04%)
- Bactrim (9 people, 13.04%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Thrombocytopenia (15 people, 21.74%)
- Rashes (15 people, 21.74%)
- Pancytopenia (14 people, 20.29%)
- Nosebleed (14 people, 20.29%)
- Head Injury (14 people, 20.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Petechiae when taking Keppra?
Keppra has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Keppra 39,352 users)
Petechiae (a small red or purple spot caused by bleeding into the skin) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, atrial fibrillation/flutter, depression (latest reports from 8,587 Petechiae patients).
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