Could Keppra cause 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 . We study 34,747 people who have side effects while taking Keppra from FDA. Among them, 67 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 37,163 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, depression, atrial fibrillation/flutter (latest reports from 8,219 Petechiae patients).
On Dec, 20, 2016
34,747 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra.
Among them, 67 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: 65.67 %
- male: 34.33 %
Age of people who have Petechiae when taking Keppra *:
- 0-1: 1.64 %
- 2-9: 8.2 %
- 10-19: 4.92 %
- 20-29: 14.75 %
- 30-39: 19.67 %
- 40-49: 4.92 %
- 50-59: 13.11 %
- 60+: 27.87 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Glioblastoma (11 people, 16.42%)
- Epilepsy (8 people, 11.94%)
- Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging Brain (7 people, 10.45%)
- Convulsion (6 people, 8.96%)
- Partial Seizures (5 people, 7.46%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (12 people, 17.91%)
- Valium (11 people, 16.42%)
- Decadron (11 people, 16.42%)
- Norvasc (9 people, 13.43%)
- Nexium (9 people, 13.43%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Thrombocytopenia (14 people, 20.90%)
- Rashes (14 people, 20.90%)
- Pancytopenia (14 people, 20.90%)
- Head Injury (14 people, 20.90%)
- Fever (13 people, 19.40%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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