Review: could Levetiracetam cause Accidental overdose (Accidental Overdose (therapeutic Agent))?
Summary: Accidental overdose is found among people who take Levetiracetam, especially for people who are male, 2-9 old, also take medication Lamotrigine, and have Epilepsy.
We study 5,649 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 has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from 5,834 Levetiracetam users)
Accidental overdose has been reported by people with pain, type 2 diabetes, depression, accidental exposure, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 12,431 Accidental overdose patients)
On Feb, 14, 2015: 5,649 people reported to have side effects when taking Levetiracetam. Among them, 17 people (0.30%) have Accidental Overdose.
Time on Levetiracetam when people have Accidental overdose * :
Gender of people who have Accidental overdose when taking Levetiracetam * :
|Accidental overdose||42.11%||57.89% |
Age of people who have Accidental overdose when taking Levetiracetam * :
|Accidental overdose||0.00%||36.84%||0.00%||26.32%||10.53%||0.00%||10.53%||15.79% |
Severity of Accidental overdose when taking Levetiracetam ** :
How people recovered from Accidental overdose ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Epilepsy (6 people, 35.29%)
- Accidental overdose (5 people, 29.41%)
- Grand mal convulsion (5 people, 29.41%)
- Pain (3 people, 17.65%)
- Multiple sclerosis (1 people, 5.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lamotrigine (6 people, 35.29%)
- Oxycontin (3 people, 17.65%)
- Vioxx (2 people, 11.76%)
- Lorcet-hd (2 people, 11.76%)
- Claritin (2 people, 11.76%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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