Levetiracetam and Acne - from FDA reports


Summary

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 Epilepsy. This review analyzes which people have Acne with Levetiracetam. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 16,230 people who have side effects when taking Levetiracetam from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 16, 2017

16,230 people reported to have side effects when taking Levetiracetam.
Among them, 19 people (0.12%) have Acne


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Levetiracetam cause Acne?

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: 63.16 %
  • male: 36.84 %

Age of people who have Acne when taking Levetiracetam *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 5.56 %
  • 10-19: 5.56 %
  • 20-29: 16.67 %
  • 30-39: 22.22 %
  • 40-49: 11.11 %
  • 50-59: 22.22 %
  • 60+: 16.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Epilepsy (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Convulsion (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Birth Control (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Glioblastoma Multiforme (2 people, 10.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Mirena (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Plavix (2 people, 10.53%)
  • Levonorgestrel (2 people, 10.53%)
  • Depakene (2 people, 10.53%)
  • Amlodipine (2 people, 10.53%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (6 people, 31.58%)
  • Weight Increased (5 people, 26.32%)
  • Convulsion (5 people, 26.32%)
  • Back Pain (5 people, 26.32%)
  • Weakness (4 people, 21.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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