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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 (latest outcomes from 21,182 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 56,389 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.
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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Onset of symptoms started on third day of Savella Titration pack. Immediately stopped medicine (had the 3rd day am dose) by midday spasms and back pain severe, by 6pm unable to walk due to extreme pain. Sent to ER, no response to pain medicine, finally muscle relaxer allowed me to walk again. Sent home on Muscle relaxers. Had MRI - found 1 inch fluid cyst on Pancreas. 5 days later muscles no longer hurt, minimal back pain and able to walk again unassisted.
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