Keppra and Rapid heart beat - from FDA reports
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 Convulsion. This review analyzes which people have Rapid heart beat 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 Sep, 19, 2017
37,835 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra.
Among them, 175 people (0.46%) have Rapid heart beat
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Keppra when people have Rapid heart beat *:
- < 1 month: 60.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
- 6 - 12 months: 6.67 %
- 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: 54.6 %
- male: 45.4 %
Age of people who have Rapid heart beat when taking Keppra *:
- 0-1: 3.52 %
- 2-9: 3.52 %
- 10-19: 12.68 %
- 20-29: 9.15 %
- 30-39: 14.08 %
- 40-49: 14.79 %
- 50-59: 18.31 %
- 60+: 23.94 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Convulsion (24 people, 13.71%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (11 people, 6.29%)
- Depression (11 people, 6.29%)
- Pain (9 people, 5.14%)
- Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (8 people, 4.57%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lamictal (22 people, 12.57%)
- Decadron (14 people, 8.00%)
- Tegretol (12 people, 6.86%)
- Synthroid (12 people, 6.86%)
- Coumadin (12 people, 6.86%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Weakness (31 people, 17.71%)
- High Blood Pressure (31 people, 17.71%)
- Convulsion (31 people, 17.71%)
- Fatigue (28 people, 16.00%)
- Breathing Difficulty (28 people, 16.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Does anyone else taking tecfidera have rapid heart rate, daily headaches, nausea, memory loss, severe fatigue and depression, and severe itching. I don't know which is worse the ms or the side affects of the drug. I don't know if it is worth taking if I am so miserable I don't want to live ...
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Trying to find help. I have been recently getting worse outbreaks of rapid heart beat for no apparent reason. Went to the ER 2 days ago didn't think think I would make it there because it was so extreme. I have been on this drug for years but wondering if this is a side effect I didn't know ...
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I have been on anti convulsants since the age oh 19. I am now 67 and have had issues with arthritis, fibromyalgia and what I believe movie gut be peripheral neuropathy for a long time. My quality of life has been significantly changed as a result.