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Review: could Keppra cause Withdrawal syndrome?

We study 19,848 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

Keppra (latest outcomes from 21,186 users) has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy.

Withdrawal syndrome

Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) (latest reports from 56,805 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, muscle spasticity, back pain.

On Sep, 13, 2014: 19,848 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra. Among them, 19 people (0.10%) have Withdrawal Syndrome.

Trend of Withdrawal syndrome in Keppra reports

Time on Keppra when people have Withdrawal syndrome * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Withdrawal syndrome33.33%33.33%33.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Keppra * :

FemaleMale
Withdrawal syndrome25.00%75.00%

Age of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Keppra * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Withdrawal syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%37.50%0.00%31.25%25.00%6.25%

Severity of Withdrawal syndrome when taking Keppra ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Withdrawal syndrome ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Epilepsy (4 people, 21.05%)
  2. Convulsion (3 people, 15.79%)
  3. Hypertension (2 people, 10.53%)
  4. Hypertonic bladder (2 people, 10.53%)
  5. Hypercholesterolaemia (2 people, 10.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Oxcarbazepine (5 people, 26.32%)
  2. Chloralhydrat (4 people, 21.05%)
  3. Valdoxan (3 people, 15.79%)
  4. Akineton (3 people, 15.79%)
  5. Trobalt (3 people, 15.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I was started on Keppra after being hospitalized for a blackout, eeg showed seizure peaks..3 mons. into the medicine I began having mouth facial neck pain and involuntary movements along with confusion...Dr. gave me IV Vimpat which madde it worse, was this a side effect to these medicines? for over 1 month after taking the Vimpat I continued with these symptoms I was then told I didn't have seizurs...every now and then I will get these involuntary ffacial, mouth movements.....I don't know what I have, or what to believe....

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