Keppra and Rapid heart beat - from FDA reports


Summary

Rapid heart beat 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 Epilepsy. This review analyzes which people have Rapid heart beat 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 May, 01, 2017

36,800 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra.
Among them, 173 people (0.47%) have Rapid Heart Beat


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Keppra cause Rapid heart beat?

Time on Keppra when people have Rapid Heart Beat *:

  • < 1 month: 62.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Rapid Heart Beat when taking Keppra *:

  • female: 54.07 %
  • male: 45.93 %

Age of people who have Rapid Heart Beat when taking Keppra *:

  • 0-1: 3.57 %
  • 2-9: 3.57 %
  • 10-19: 12.14 %
  • 20-29: 9.29 %
  • 30-39: 13.57 %
  • 40-49: 15.0 %
  • 50-59: 18.57 %
  • 60+: 24.29 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Epilepsy (31 people, 17.92%)
  • Convulsion (24 people, 13.87%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (11 people, 6.36%)
  • Depression (11 people, 6.36%)
  • Seizures (10 people, 5.78%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lamictal (22 people, 12.72%)
  • Decadron (14 people, 8.09%)
  • Xanax (12 people, 6.94%)
  • Tegretol (12 people, 6.94%)
  • Coumadin (12 people, 6.94%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (31 people, 17.92%)
  • High Blood Pressure (31 people, 17.92%)
  • Convulsion (31 people, 17.92%)
  • Fatigue (27 people, 15.61%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (27 people, 15.61%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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