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 . We study 19,700 people who have side effects while taking Keppra from FDA and social media. Among them, 308 have Stroke. Find out below who they are, when they have Stroke and more.
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Keppra has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Keppra 20,775 users)
Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, death, weakness, diarrhea, fatigue (latest reports from 90,864 Stroke patients).
On Jul, 20, 2016
19,700 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra.
Among them, 308 people (1.56%) have Stroke
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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my wife is currently in the hospital after a head injury from a fall at home. she underwent brain surgery to remove a blood clot from her brain and thereafter suffered brain swelling.she is now undergoing physical therapy and has been improving gaining increased mobility for several days then suddenly loss all gains on her left side,and a brain scan indicates no changes.she has been taking keppra for three weeks now and i am suspect that she possibly suffered a stroke which has led me to this site.the neurologist in charge seems to think keppra is safe and is not known to cause stroke.i am seeking info to present to the doctor as to the risks present with continued use of this drug.
Keppra has rotten my teeth. I am 33 yo, male. Was on keppra for about 10 years or so. I went 27 years with out a cavity. In 5 years I lost 5 teeth. The last dentists cut one of my teeth in half because the other tooth crumbled when he tried to pull it. I took a look at the half cut tooth. It ...
my son 6 years and he is phenyl ketone urea diagnosed from 3 weeks as focal epilepsy stated keppra according weight 22kg and reached to 3.5cc twice per day , from 2 days we notices again light twisted in his face and he increased hyperactivity and nervous and bite , fight . decreased number of ...
I have had cataracts in both eyes which have been removed, also yag laser treatment. But since taking Keppra I feel that my dry eyes started not long after I started on this drug, my eyes have been getting worse . I have seen my doctor twice also opticians twice they have said my eyesight is ...
On my fourth shot of Embrel I had two TIA's. Severe head pain, it felt like my head was exploding, my sight went black, for several minutes too. I ended up in ER by ambulance.. I DIDN'T think I would survive. The Rheumatologist when contacted said, no, embrel wouldn't do that. But the ...
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