Keppra and Stroke - from FDA reports


Summary

Stroke is found among people who take Keppra, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Convulsion. This review analyzes which people have Stroke 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 Jul, 22, 2017

37,835 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra.
Among them, 552 people (1.46%) have Stroke


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Keppra cause Stroke?

Time on Keppra when people have Stroke *:

  • < 1 month: 22.73 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 36.36 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.64 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 18.18 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.55 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.55 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Stroke when taking Keppra *:

  • female: 58.55 %
  • male: 41.45 %

Age of people who have Stroke when taking Keppra *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.92 %
  • 10-19: 2.52 %
  • 20-29: 6.88 %
  • 30-39: 8.49 %
  • 40-49: 15.37 %
  • 50-59: 16.51 %
  • 60+: 49.31 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Convulsion (98 people, 17.75%)
  • High Blood Pressure (47 people, 8.51%)
  • Pain (38 people, 6.88%)
  • Osteoporosis (28 people, 5.07%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (27 people, 4.89%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (56 people, 10.14%)
  • Lipitor (54 people, 9.78%)
  • Plavix (52 people, 9.42%)
  • Lasix (44 people, 7.97%)
  • Dilantin (43 people, 7.79%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Convulsion (88 people, 15.94%)
  • Pain (59 people, 10.69%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (56 people, 10.14%)
  • Fall (51 people, 9.24%)
  • Weakness (48 people, 8.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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