Keppra and Withdrawal syndrome - from FDA reports
Withdrawal syndrome is found among people who take Keppra, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Seroquel, and have Epilepsy. This review analyzes which people have Withdrawal syndrome 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 Apr, 29, 2017
36,800 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra.
Among them, 53 people (0.14%) have Withdrawal Syndrome
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Keppra when people have Withdrawal Syndrome *:
- < 1 month: 7.14 %
- 1 - 6 months: 42.86 %
- 6 - 12 months: 42.86 %
- 1 - 2 years: 7.14 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Keppra *:
- female: 42.31 %
- male: 57.69 %
Age of people who have Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Keppra *:
- 0-1: 15.79 %
- 2-9: 2.63 %
- 10-19: 2.63 %
- 20-29: 21.05 %
- 30-39: 5.26 %
- 40-49: 21.05 %
- 50-59: 26.32 %
- 60+: 5.26 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Epilepsy (16 people, 30.19%)
- Depression (7 people, 13.21%)
- Hypothyroidism (5 people, 9.43%)
- Stress And Anxiety (4 people, 7.55%)
- Borderline Personality Disorder (4 people, 7.55%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Tegretol (8 people, 15.09%)
- Seroquel (8 people, 15.09%)
- Lyrica (7 people, 13.21%)
- Oxcarbazepine (5 people, 9.43%)
- Asacol (5 people, 9.43%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Drug Ineffective (13 people, 24.53%)
- Convulsion (12 people, 22.64%)
- Stress And Anxiety (11 people, 20.75%)
- Respiratory Distress Syndrome (rds) In Infants (7 people, 13.21%)
- Fever (7 people, 13.21%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Keppra?
Keppra has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Keppra 39,314 users)
Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, back pain, fibromyalgia (latest reports from 15,159 Withdrawal syndrome patients).
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