Levetiracetam and Accidental overdose - from FDA reports
Accidental overdose is found among people who take Levetiracetam, especially for people who are female, 0-1 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lamotrigine, and have Grand mal convulsion. This review analyzes which people have Accidental overdose with Levetiracetam. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 17,325 people who have side effects when taking Levetiracetam from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 20, 2017
17,325 people reported to have side effects when taking Levetiracetam.
Among them, 61 people (0.35%) have Accidental overdose
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Levetiracetam when people have Accidental overdose *:
- < 1 month: 50 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 50 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Accidental overdose when taking Levetiracetam *:
- female: 67.86 %
- male: 32.14 %
Age of people who have Accidental overdose when taking Levetiracetam *:
- 0-1: 29.31 %
- 2-9: 6.9 %
- 10-19: 5.17 %
- 20-29: 10.34 %
- 30-39: 15.52 %
- 40-49: 3.45 %
- 50-59: 5.17 %
- 60+: 24.14 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Grand Mal Convulsion (5 people, 8.20%)
- Pain (4 people, 6.56%)
- Status Epilepticus (2 people, 3.28%)
- Partial Seizures (2 people, 3.28%)
- Convulsion (2 people, 3.28%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lamotrigine (9 people, 14.75%)
- Vitamin B6 (7 people, 11.48%)
- Vigabatrin (7 people, 11.48%)
- Topiramate (7 people, 11.48%)
- Sertraline (5 people, 8.20%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Drowsiness (17 people, 27.87%)
- Hypotonia (11 people, 18.03%)
- Apathy (11 people, 18.03%)
- Weakness (10 people, 16.39%)
- Fatigue (10 people, 16.39%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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