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Review: could Levetiracetam cause Acne?

Summary: Acne is found among people who take Levetiracetam, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Depakene, and have Epilepsy.

We study 5,649 people who have side effects while taking Levetiracetam from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Acne. Find out below who they are, when they have Acne and more.

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Levetiracetam

Levetiracetam has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from 5,834 Levetiracetam users)

Acne

Acne (skin problems that cause pimples) has been reported by people with birth control, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 33,131 Acne patients)

On Mar, 5, 2015: 5,649 people reported to have side effects when taking Levetiracetam. Among them, 7 people (0.12%) have Acne.

Trend of Acne in Levetiracetam reports

Time on Levetiracetam when people have Acne * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Acne100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Acne when taking Levetiracetam * :

FemaleMale
Acne57.14%42.86%

Age of people who have Acne when taking Levetiracetam * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Acne0.00%0.00%14.29%28.57%57.14%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Acne when taking Levetiracetam ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Acne ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Epilepsy (2 people, 28.57%)
  2. Contraception (2 people, 28.57%)
  3. Ideas of reference (1 people, 14.29%)
  4. Partial seizures (1 people, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Depakene (2 people, 28.57%)
  2. Conceptrol (2 people, 28.57%)
  3. Levonorgestrel (2 people, 28.57%)
  4. Mirena (2 people, 28.57%)
  5. Oxcarbazepine (1 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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