Keppra and Acne - from FDA reports
Acne is found among people who take Keppra, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Afinitor, and have Convulsion. This review analyzes which people have Acne with Keppra. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 37,835 people who have side effects when taking Keppra from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Nov, 23, 2017
37,835 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra.
Among them, 86 people (0.23%) have Acne
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Keppra when people have Acne *:
- < 1 month: 14.29 %
- 1 - 6 months: 42.86 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 42.86 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Acne when taking Keppra *:
- female: 66.25 %
- male: 33.75 %
Age of people who have Acne when taking Keppra *:
- 0-1: 1.49 %
- 2-9: 1.49 %
- 10-19: 13.43 %
- 20-29: 25.37 %
- 30-39: 13.43 %
- 40-49: 14.93 %
- 50-59: 19.4 %
- 60+: 7.46 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Convulsion (11 people, 12.79%)
- Brain Neoplasm Benign (8 people, 9.30%)
- Astrocytoma, Low Grade (5 people, 5.81%)
- Angiomyolipoma (5 people, 5.81%)
- Migraine (4 people, 4.65%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Afinitor (23 people, 26.74%)
- Lamictal (12 people, 13.95%)
- Topamax (10 people, 11.63%)
- Lyrica (10 people, 11.63%)
- Zyrtec (8 people, 9.30%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (22 people, 25.58%)
- Fatigue (18 people, 20.93%)
- Diarrhea (15 people, 17.44%)
- Stress And Anxiety (14 people, 16.28%)
- Memory Loss (13 people, 15.12%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Hi! I'm 37 and have been on Lyrica for two months. My face is breaking out in acne really bad. It wouldn't be terrible if they were small but there huge!!! Does anyone have any suggestions of what I can do?
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User reviews to the study
4/27/17 first seizure..grand mal 5/5/17. Started keppra 500mg BID 5/10/17. MRI showed something on brain 5/22/17 4 partial seizures Keppra increased to 750mg BID 5/2317. 6 partial seizures 5/24/17 2 partial seizure... admitted to hospital told was a tumor over motor cord given 1500 mg ...
so this acne is on one side of my face my on my jawline. they keep forming , i had been off the medicine for a while and just started taking it about 3 weeks ago, it did clear up the last time but this is awful and embarrasing, they are under the skin acne and huge. smh help!!!
I have been on anti convulsants since the age oh 19. I am now 67 and have had issues with arthritis, fibromyalgia and what I believe movie gut be peripheral neuropathy for a long time. My quality of life has been significantly changed as a result.