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Review: could Keppra cause Stroke?

We study 19,835 people who have side effects while taking Keppra from FDA and social media. Among them, 284 have Stroke. Find out below who they are, when they have Stroke and more.

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Keppra

Keppra (latest outcomes from 21,166 users) has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy.

Stroke

Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen) (latest reports from 444,550 patients) has been reported by people with diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis.

On Jul, 15, 2014: 19,833 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 284 people (1.43%) have Stroke. They amount to 0.06% of all the 443,361 people who have Stroke on eHealthMe.

Trend of Stroke in Keppra reports

Time on Keppra when people have Stroke * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Stroke17.65%47.06%11.76%5.88%5.88%11.76%0.00%

Gender of people who have Stroke when taking Keppra * :

FemaleMale
Stroke67.18%32.82%

Age of people who have Stroke when taking Keppra * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Stroke0.00%1.03%1.38%6.90%8.62%13.79%15.17%53.10%

Severity of Stroke when taking Keppra ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Stroke ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Convulsion (87 people, 30.63%)
  2. Epilepsy (31 people, 10.92%)
  3. Osteoporosis (24 people, 8.45%)
  4. Pain (18 people, 6.34%)
  5. Hypertension (15 people, 5.28%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (81 people, 28.52%)
  2. Plavix (33 people, 11.62%)
  3. Nexium (31 people, 10.92%)
  4. Lexapro (30 people, 10.56%)
  5. Dilantin (28 people, 9.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • At first I thought this was gas/indigestion and treated it as such, but nothing would change. I rarely eat fried foods, and have extremely good cholesterol labs. The last attack was so painful I could not catch my breath and I could not walk on my own. I did not have a fever, but I thought somehow my appendix ruptured and was poisoning my stomach because I just wanted to pass out. I was shocked to learn I had gallstones and an enlarged gallbladder. I've had these symptoms for over 6 or 7 years. I was pregnant with twins in 2007, and would blame the twins for getting "too high" into my ribs when I had this pain with them, but I bet it was my gallbladder flaring up, even then. At that time, I would have been on Zoloft for 4 years.

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  • I had a stroke last year after going off the pill (Yasmin). I was put on the above medication. I am now losing my hair and gaining weight terribly.

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