Review: could Keppra cause Withdrawal syndrome?
We study 19,835 people who have side effects while taking Keppra from FDA and social media. Among them, 19 have Withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Withdrawal syndrome and more.
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Keppra (latest outcomes from 21,166 users) has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy.
Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) (latest reports from 56,284 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, muscle spasticity, back pain.
On Jul, 14, 2014: 19,833 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 19 people (0.10%) have Withdrawal Syndrome. They amount to 0.03% of all the 55,980 people who have Withdrawal Syndrome on eHealthMe.
Time on Keppra when people have Withdrawal syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Withdrawal syndrome||33.33%||33.33%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Keppra * :
|Withdrawal syndrome||25.00%||75.00% |
Age of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Keppra * :
|Withdrawal syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||37.50%||0.00%||31.25%||25.00%||6.25% |
Severity of Withdrawal syndrome when taking Keppra ** :
How people recovered from Withdrawal syndrome ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Epilepsy (4 people, 21.05%)
- Convulsion (3 people, 15.79%)
- Hypertension (2 people, 10.53%)
- Hypertonic bladder (2 people, 10.53%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (2 people, 10.53%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Oxcarbazepine (5 people, 26.32%)
- Chloralhydrat (4 people, 21.05%)
- Valdoxan (3 people, 15.79%)
- Akineton (3 people, 15.79%)
- Trobalt (3 people, 15.79%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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have had seizure while driving - have been extremely stressed as of late with job loss & death of close personal friend. have extreme anxiety as other job has had a severe cut in work hours. financial worries about jobs - making house payments, bills , etc. Seizure lasts only a very short time & have no warning of partial seizure I am fine soon afterward with no side effects .
From this study (3 weeks ago):
Joint and muscle pain, depression, unwell feeling
From this study (3 weeks ago):
Still fighting the disease. Also having muscle twitches and heart flutters.
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