Levetiracetam and Acne - from FDA reports
Acne is found among people who take Levetiracetam, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Mirena, and have Birth control. This review analyzes which people have Acne 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, 28, 2017
17,325 people reported to have side effects when taking Levetiracetam.
Among them, 21 people (0.12%) have Acne
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Levetiracetam when people have Acne *:
- < 1 month: 100 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Acne when taking Levetiracetam *:
- female: 66.67 %
- male: 33.33 %
Age of people who have Acne when taking Levetiracetam *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 5.26 %
- 10-19: 5.26 %
- 20-29: 15.79 %
- 30-39: 21.05 %
- 40-49: 10.53 %
- 50-59: 26.32 %
- 60+: 15.79 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell (3 people, 14.29%)
- Convulsion (3 people, 14.29%)
- Birth Control (3 people, 14.29%)
- Thyroid Neoplasm (2 people, 9.52%)
- Partial Seizures (2 people, 9.52%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Mirena (3 people, 14.29%)
- Plavix (2 people, 9.52%)
- Depakene (2 people, 9.52%)
- Avastin (2 people, 9.52%)
- Amlodipine (2 people, 9.52%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (7 people, 33.33%)
- Weight Increased (5 people, 23.81%)
- Convulsion (5 people, 23.81%)
- Back Pain (5 people, 23.81%)
- Pain (4 people, 19.05%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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