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Related topic: Levetiracetam, Accidental overdose

Review: could Levetiracetam cause Accidental overdose?

Summary: Accidental overdose could be caused by Levetiracetam, especially for people who are male, 2-9 old, also take Lamotrigine, and have Epilepsy.

We study 5,632 people who have side effects while taking Levetiracetam from FDA and social media. Among them, 17 have Accidental overdose. Find out below who they are, when they have Accidental overdose and more.

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Levetiracetam

Levetiracetam (latest outcomes from 5,813 users) has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy.

Accidental overdose

Accidental overdose (latest reports from 48,579 patients) has been reported by people with pain, pain relief by acupuncture, acupuncture and pain, type 2 diabetes, depression.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 5,616 people reported to have side effects when taking Levetiracetam. Among them, 17 people (0.30%) have Accidental Overdose. They amount to 0.04% of all the 48,494 people who have Accidental Overdose on eHealthMe.

Trend of Accidental overdose in Levetiracetam reports

Time on Levetiracetam when people have Accidental overdose * :

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Gender of people who have Accidental overdose when taking Levetiracetam * :

FemaleMale
Accidental overdose42.11%57.89%

Age of people who have Accidental overdose when taking Levetiracetam * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Accidental overdose0.00%36.84%0.00%26.32%10.53%0.00%10.53%15.79%

Severity of Accidental overdose when taking Levetiracetam ** :

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How people recovered from Accidental overdose ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Epilepsy (6 people, 35.29%)
  2. Accidental overdose (5 people, 29.41%)
  3. Grand mal convulsion (5 people, 29.41%)
  4. Pain (3 people, 17.65%)
  5. Multiple sclerosis (1 people, 5.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lamotrigine (6 people, 35.29%)
  2. Oxycontin (3 people, 17.65%)
  3. Vioxx (2 people, 11.76%)
  4. Lorcet-hd (2 people, 11.76%)
  5. Claritin (2 people, 11.76%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • patient was being treated with 500 mg keppra 2x per day. No seizures for year. Suddenly, grand mal seizure which lasted approx. 45 minutes: shaking, gasping for breath, vomiting, high blood pressure 180/102; racing heart rate 125; sweating. Later when hospitalized and given 3 mg of Ativan, seizures stopped. Later UTI discovered.

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  • I have been choking on medication and food. I had a barium swallow test that showed a narrowing of the esophagus.

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