Levetiracetam and Hair loss - from FDA reports
Hair loss is found among people who take Levetiracetam, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Keppra, and have Epilepsy. This review analyzes which people have Hair loss 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, 03, 2017
16,230 people reported to have side effects when taking Levetiracetam.
Among them, 91 people (0.56%) have Hair Loss
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Levetiracetam when people have Hair Loss *:
- < 1 month: 12.5 %
- 1 - 6 months: 50.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 12.5 %
- 2 - 5 years: 25.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Levetiracetam *:
- female: 65.48 %
- male: 34.52 %
Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Levetiracetam *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 10.71 %
- 20-29: 26.79 %
- 30-39: 14.29 %
- 40-49: 10.71 %
- 50-59: 10.71 %
- 60+: 26.79 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Epilepsy (24 people, 26.37%)
- Convulsion (19 people, 20.88%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (8 people, 8.79%)
- Seizures (4 people, 4.40%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (4 people, 4.40%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Keppra (25 people, 27.47%)
- Lamictal (10 people, 10.99%)
- Topamax (9 people, 9.89%)
- Tegretol (8 people, 8.79%)
- Gabitril (7 people, 7.69%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Memory Loss (29 people, 31.87%)
- Fatigue (18 people, 19.78%)
- Depression (17 people, 18.68%)
- Weight Decreased (16 people, 17.58%)
- Diarrhea (16 people, 17.58%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Hair loss when taking Levetiracetam?
Levetiracetam has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Levetiracetam 16,637 users)
Hair loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 87,962 Hair loss patients).
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