Keppra and Pruritus - from FDA reports


Summary

Pruritus 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 Pruritus 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, 22, 2017

37,835 people reported to have side effects when taking Keppra.
Among them, 500 people (1.32%) have Pruritus


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Keppra cause Pruritus?

Time on Keppra when people have Pruritus *:

  • < 1 month: 44.12 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 39.22 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.92 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.84 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.94 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.96 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Pruritus when taking Keppra *:

  • female: 65.44 %
  • male: 34.56 %

Age of people who have Pruritus when taking Keppra *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 3.05 %
  • 10-19: 7.61 %
  • 20-29: 7.87 %
  • 30-39: 13.2 %
  • 40-49: 14.21 %
  • 50-59: 19.04 %
  • 60+: 35.03 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Convulsion (52 people, 10.40%)
  • High Blood Pressure (34 people, 6.80%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (24 people, 4.80%)
  • Preventive Health Care (23 people, 4.60%)
  • Pain (16 people, 3.20%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lamictal (72 people, 14.40%)
  • Tegretol (36 people, 7.20%)
  • Vimpat (34 people, 6.80%)
  • Dilantin (32 people, 6.40%)
  • Trileptal (31 people, 6.20%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (210 people, 42.00%)
  • Fatigue (66 people, 13.20%)
  • Fever (54 people, 10.80%)
  • Convulsion (54 people, 10.80%)
  • Nausea (50 people, 10.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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