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 36,800 people who have side effects when taking Keppra from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 02, 2017

36,800 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra.
Among them, 544 people (1.48%) have Stroke


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Keppra cause Stroke?

Time on Keppra when people have Stroke *:

  • < 1 month: 4.76 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.57 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 19.05 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 23.81 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.52 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Stroke when taking Keppra *:

  • female: 58.3 %
  • male: 41.7 %

Age of people who have Stroke when taking Keppra *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.93 %
  • 10-19: 2.34 %
  • 20-29: 7.01 %
  • 30-39: 8.41 %
  • 40-49: 15.65 %
  • 50-59: 16.59 %
  • 60+: 49.07 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Convulsion (98 people, 18.01%)
  • Seizures (66 people, 12.13%)
  • Epilepsy (51 people, 9.38%)
  • High Blood Pressure (45 people, 8.27%)
  • Pain (37 people, 6.80%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (56 people, 10.29%)
  • Lipitor (50 people, 9.19%)
  • Plavix (49 people, 9.01%)
  • Lasix (42 people, 7.72%)
  • Dilantin (41 people, 7.54%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Convulsion (88 people, 16.18%)
  • Pain (59 people, 10.85%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (55 people, 10.11%)
  • Seizures (55 people, 10.11%)
  • Fall (51 people, 9.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Stroke when taking Keppra?

Keppra

Keppra has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Keppra 39,352 users)

Stroke

Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen) has been reported by people with diabetes, high blood pressure, arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 186,136 Stroke patients).

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