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 21,249 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 39,708 Rapid heart beat patients)
On Mar, 4, 2015: 19,909 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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Zoloft for a 20-year old woman with Depression. The patient has Non-cardiac Chest Pain (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus), Food Intolerance (inability to have food), Rapid Heart Beat
- A study of side effects of Hydroxyzine for a 41-year old woman with Generalised Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Dizziness Aggravated, Chills (felling of cold), Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body), Heart Rate Increased
- A study of side effects of Keppra for a 39-year old man with Epilepsy. The patient has Tired Eyes (eyes feel achy, weak, or heavy due to intense use)
- A study of drug interactions between Advair Diskus 500/50, Albuterol Sulfate And Ipratropium Bromide for a 21-year old woman with Asthma. The patient has Heart Rate Increased
- A study of side effects of Keppra for a 11-year old boy with Epilepsy. The patient has Dyslexia (disorders that involve difficulty in learning to read or interpret words, letters, and other symbols)
Recent Keppra related drug comparison:
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