Keppra and Fever - from FDA reports
Fever is found among people who take Keppra, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lamictal, and have Convulsion. This review analyzes which people have Fever 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, 19, 2017
37,835 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra.
Among them, 1,163 people (3.07%) have Fever
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Keppra when people have Fever *:
- < 1 month: 47.32 %
- 1 - 6 months: 34.82 %
- 6 - 12 months: 7.59 %
- 1 - 2 years: 7.14 %
- 2 - 5 years: 2.68 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.45 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Fever when taking Keppra *:
- female: 51.19 %
- male: 48.81 %
Age of people who have Fever when taking Keppra *:
- 0-1: 2.48 %
- 2-9: 10.82 %
- 10-19: 6.55 %
- 20-29: 12.61 %
- 30-39: 9.63 %
- 40-49: 13.7 %
- 50-59: 17.68 %
- 60+: 26.51 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Convulsion (135 people, 11.61%)
- Glioblastoma Multiforme (61 people, 5.25%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (55 people, 4.73%)
- High Blood Pressure (54 people, 4.64%)
- Preventive Health Care (47 people, 4.04%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lamictal (155 people, 13.33%)
- Tegretol (71 people, 6.10%)
- Decadron (66 people, 5.67%)
- Zofran (63 people, 5.42%)
- Dilantin (58 people, 4.99%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (195 people, 16.77%)
- Convulsion (187 people, 16.08%)
- Fatigue (153 people, 13.16%)
- Diarrhea (131 people, 11.26%)
- Nausea (128 people, 11.01%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Hello. I've been taking Crestor for 4-6 months now and for the last 2 months I've had 3 fevers. My last one lasting for 7 days. Ive been masking my symptoms with Tylenol or Advil but the doctors can't seem to find anything wrong. Anyone else been through this?
I have had epilepsy since i was a young child. i also have had to battle substance abuse disorder all of my life! i already know that certain drugs can aggravate epilepsy/ cause seizures- but does epilepsy CAUSE drug addiction? is drug addiction more prevalent in epileptics?
User reviews to the study
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