Keppra and Withdrawal syndrome - from FDA reports


Summary

Withdrawal syndrome is found among people who take Keppra, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Withdrawal syndrome with Keppra. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 37,835 people who have side effects when taking Keppra from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 23, 2017

37,835 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra.
Among them, 57 people (0.15%) have Withdrawal syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Keppra cause Withdrawal syndrome?

Time on Keppra when people have Withdrawal syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 42.86 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 35.71 %
  • 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: 39.29 %
  • male: 60.71 %

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

  • 0-1: 14.29 %
  • 2-9: 2.38 %
  • 10-19: 4.76 %
  • 20-29: 23.81 %
  • 30-39: 4.76 %
  • 40-49: 21.43 %
  • 50-59: 23.81 %
  • 60+: 4.76 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Muscle Spasticity (7 people, 12.28%)
  • Depression (7 people, 12.28%)
  • Hypothyroidism (5 people, 8.77%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (4 people, 7.02%)
  • Convulsion (4 people, 7.02%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tegretol (8 people, 14.04%)
  • Seroquel (8 people, 14.04%)
  • Lyrica (7 people, 12.28%)
  • Oxcarbazepine (5 people, 8.77%)
  • Asacol (5 people, 8.77%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Drug Ineffective (13 people, 22.81%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (12 people, 21.05%)
  • Convulsion (12 people, 21.05%)
  • Tremor (8 people, 14.04%)
  • Respiratory Distress Syndrome (rds) In Infants (7 people, 12.28%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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