Review: could Keppra cause Rapid heart beat (Heart Rate Increased)?
Summary: Rapid heart beat is found among people who take Keppra, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lamictal, and have Epilepsy.
We study 19,913 people who have side effects while taking Keppra from FDA and social media. Among them, 104 have Rapid heart beat. Find out below who they are, when they have Rapid heart beat and more.
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Keppra has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from 21,256 Keppra users)
Rapid heart beat
Rapid heart beat has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, asthma. (latest reports from 39,719 Rapid heart beat patients)
On Apr, 4, 2015: 19,913 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 104 people (0.52%) have Rapid Heart Beat.
Time on Keppra when people have Rapid heart beat * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Rapid heart beat||52.38%||38.10%||9.52%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Rapid heart beat when taking Keppra * :
|Rapid heart beat||44.35%||55.65% |
Age of people who have Rapid heart beat when taking Keppra * :
|Rapid heart beat||3.54%||2.65%||14.16%||16.81%||9.73%||9.73%||15.04%||28.32% |
Severity of Rapid heart beat when taking Keppra ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Rapid heart beat||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Rapid heart beat ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Rapid heart beat||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Epilepsy (33 people, 31.73%)
- Convulsion (18 people, 17.31%)
- Depression (10 people, 9.62%)
- Multiple sclerosis (8 people, 7.69%)
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (8 people, 7.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lamictal (24 people, 23.08%)
- Tegretol (17 people, 16.35%)
- Coumadin (12 people, 11.54%)
- Plavix (10 people, 9.62%)
- Nexium (10 people, 9.62%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of drug interactions between Adderall Xr 10, Keppra, Nuvaring for a 30-year old woman with ADHD, Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy, Birth Control. The patient has Pleuritic Chest Pain, Abdominal Pain Upper
- A study of drug interactions between Azithromycin, Albuterol Sulfate, Clonazepam, Mestinon, Keppra Xr for a 35-year old woman with Keppra, Doxepin, Mestinon, Myasthenia Gravis, Seizure - Tonic-clonic.
- A study of side effects of Methadone Hydrochloride for a 28-year old woman with RLS. The patient has Short-term Memory Loss, Swelling Of The Ankles - Feet - Legs, Hip Pain, Hot Flushes, Rapid Heart Beat, Fatigue - Chronic
- A study of drug interactions between Aspirin, Zyrtec Allergy, Levetiracetam for a 54-year old man with Aneurysm - Aortic, Allergy, Post Procedural Haemorrhage.
- A study of drug interactions between Requip, Azilect for a 54-year old man with Parkinsonism. The patient has Heart Rate Increased
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