Keppra and Pruritus - from FDA reports
Pruritus is found among people who take Keppra, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lamictal, and have Convulsion. This review analyzes which people have Pruritus with Keppra. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 37,835 people who have side effects when taking Keppra from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Jul, 22, 2017
37,835 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra.
Among them, 510 people (1.35%) have Pruritus
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Keppra when people have Pruritus *:
- < 1 month: 43.69 %
- 1 - 6 months: 41.75 %
- 6 - 12 months: 3.88 %
- 1 - 2 years: 5.83 %
- 2 - 5 years: 2.91 %
- 5 - 10 years: 1.94 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Pruritus when taking Keppra *:
- female: 65.86 %
- male: 34.14 %
Age of people who have Pruritus when taking Keppra *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 3.23 %
- 10-19: 7.46 %
- 20-29: 7.71 %
- 30-39: 13.18 %
- 40-49: 14.43 %
- 50-59: 19.15 %
- 60+: 34.83 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Convulsion (52 people, 10.20%)
- High Blood Pressure (34 people, 6.67%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (24 people, 4.71%)
- Preventive Health Care (23 people, 4.51%)
- Depression (16 people, 3.14%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lamictal (73 people, 14.31%)
- Tegretol (37 people, 7.25%)
- Vimpat (34 people, 6.67%)
- Dilantin (34 people, 6.67%)
- Trileptal (31 people, 6.08%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (213 people, 41.76%)
- Fatigue (67 people, 13.14%)
- Fever (56 people, 10.98%)
- Convulsion (54 people, 10.59%)
- Nausea (50 people, 9.80%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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How long after stopping will the itching stop? Has been 5 days is no way as bad or often seems to be less every day, was horrible when taking. Would think after 5 days any side effect should be gone completely.
I have had epilepsy since i was a young child. i also have had to battle substance abuse disorder all of my life! i already know that certain drugs can aggravate epilepsy/ cause seizures- but does epilepsy CAUSE drug addiction? is drug addiction more prevalent in epileptics?
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