Keppra and Orthostatic hypotension - from FDA reports


Summary

Orthostatic hypotension is found among people who take Keppra, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lexapro, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Orthostatic hypotension 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 Oct, 21, 2017

37,835 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra.
Among them, 53 people (0.14%) have Orthostatic hypotension


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Keppra cause Orthostatic hypotension?

Time on Keppra when people have Orthostatic hypotension *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 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 Orthostatic hypotension when taking Keppra *:

  • female: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

Age of people who have Orthostatic hypotension when taking Keppra *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.17 %
  • 20-29: 2.17 %
  • 30-39: 2.17 %
  • 40-49: 19.57 %
  • 50-59: 28.26 %
  • 60+: 45.65 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (10 people, 18.87%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (7 people, 13.21%)
  • Convulsion (7 people, 13.21%)
  • Depression (6 people, 11.32%)
  • Pain (5 people, 9.43%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lyrica (7 people, 13.21%)
  • Lexapro (7 people, 13.21%)
  • Provigil (6 people, 11.32%)
  • Aricept (6 people, 11.32%)
  • Allopurinol (6 people, 11.32%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fall (15 people, 28.30%)
  • Fainting (12 people, 22.64%)
  • Dizziness (12 people, 22.64%)
  • Loss Of Consciousness (8 people, 15.09%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (8 people, 15.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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