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Keppra (Levetiracetam) - Side Effect Reports to FDA

 
 



This is an index of side effect / adverse reaction reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Keppra (Levetiracetam) and submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year. The information is not vetted and should not be considered as verified clinical evidence.

Reports by Event Outcome

All Cases (1516)
Death (162)
Life Threatening Events (62)
Disability (28)

Reports by Reaction Type

Convulsion (219)Foetal Exposure During Pregnancy (96)Pregnancy (68)Somnolence (66)Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy (58)Thrombocytopenia (57)Status Epilepticus (47)Dizziness (45)Drug Ineffective (44)Headache (41)Pyrexia (41)Grand MAL Convulsion (41)

Below are a few examples of reports where side effects / adverse reactions may be related to Keppra (Levetiracetam). For a complete list or a specific selection of reports, please use the links above.

Possible Keppra side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from France on 2012-08-27

Patient: female

Reactions: Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy, Epilepsy

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra

Other drugs received by patient: Lamictal



Possible Keppra side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Argentina on 2012-08-27

Patient: female

Reactions: Partial Seizures, Premature Baby, Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy, Live Birth, Premature Labour

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Clobazam
    Dosage: 350mg per day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Epilepsy

Keppra
    Dosage: 1500mg per day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Epilepsy
    Start date: 2011-04-01

Lamictal
    Dosage: 300mg per day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Epilepsy



Possible Keppra side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-08-27

Patient: male

Reactions: Grand MAL Convulsion, Motor Dysfunction, Pancytopenia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra
    Dosage: strength: 500mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Epilepsy
    Start date: 2009-01-01
    End date: 2011-06-01

Keppra
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-06-01
    End date: 2012-06-02

Other drugs received by patient: Folic Acid; Acetaminophen; Ferrous Sulfate TAB; Ramipril; Zomig; Vastarel; Permixon; Nexium; Vasobral; Naftidrofuryl



Possible Keppra side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Germany on 2012-08-27

Patient: male, weighing 73.0 kg (160.6 pounds)

Reactions: Intentional Overdose, Suicide Attempt

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Citalopram Hydrobromide
    Dosage: 100mg single dose
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-08-23

Keppra
    Dosage: 14000mg single dose
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-08-23

Lamictal
    Dosage: 2100mg single dose
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-08-23

Lyrica
    Dosage: 1500mg single dose
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-08-23

Methionine CAP
    Dosage: 150mg single dose
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-08-23



Possible Keppra side effects in 83 year old male

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-08-27

Patient: 83 year old male

Reactions: Platelet Count Decreased, Rash

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Simple Partial Seizures
    Start date: 2012-03-04
    End date: 2012-03-22

Keppra
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Partial Seizures With Secondary Generalisation
    Start date: 2012-03-04
    End date: 2012-03-22

Phenytoin Sodium CAP
    Dosage: daily dose : 200 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Partial Seizures With Secondary Generalisation
    End date: 2012-03-22

Phenytoin Sodium CAP
    Dosage: daily dose : 200 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Simple Partial Seizures
    End date: 2012-03-22

Plavix
    Dosage: daily dose: 75 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    End date: 2012-03-22



Possible Keppra side effects in 87 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Germany on 2012-08-27

Patient: 87 year old female

Reactions: Blood Urine, Inflammation

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra
    Start date: 2012-01-01

Keppra
    Dosage: strenght: 250 mg
    Start date: 2012-06-14
    End date: 2012-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Plavix; Lercanidipine; Metoprolol Tartrate



Possible Keppra side effects in 19 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-27

Patient: 19 year old female

Reactions: Drug Ineffective, Feeling Abnormal, Treatment Noncompliance, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra



Possible Keppra side effects in 63 year old female

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-08-27

Patient: 63 year old female

Reactions: Hyponatraemia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra

Other drugs received by patient: Atorvastatin; Coumadin; Clobazam; Prednisone TAB; Levothyroxine Sodium



Possible Keppra side effects in male

Reported by a physician from Germany on 2012-08-24

Patient: male, weighing 90.0 kg (198.0 pounds)

Reactions: Rash, Hyperhidrosis, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra

Other drugs received by patient: Carbamazepin Hexal



Possible Keppra side effects in 21 month old female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-24

Patient: 21 month old female

Reactions: Foetal Exposure During Pregnancy, Febrile Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra



Possible Keppra side effects in 87 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Germany on 2012-08-24

Patient: 87 year old female

Reactions: Blood Urine

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra
    Dosage: strenght: 250 mg
    Start date: 2012-06-14
    End date: 2012-01-01

Keppra
    Start date: 2012-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Plavix; Metoprolol Tartrate; Lercanidipine



Possible Keppra side effects in 38 year old female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-24

Patient: 38 year old female

Reactions: Homicidal Ideation, Depression, Suicidal Ideation

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra

Other drugs received by patient: Lamictal



Possible Keppra side effects in 80 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from France on 2012-08-24

Patient: 80 year old male

Reactions: Weight Decreased, Agitation, Drug Ineffective, Fall, Somnolence, Fatigue, Malaise, Mood Altered, Balance Disorder, Liver Function Test Abnormal, Anger, Dizziness, Depression, Decreased Appetite, Nervousness, Vomiting, Aggression, Irritability, Hostility, Vertigo, Memory Impairment, Asthenia, Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra
    Dosage: (1.5 tablets twice daily)
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-01-01

Keppra
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-06-01
    End date: 2012-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Enalapril Maleate; Neurontin; Celiprolol; Clobazam; Tamsulosin HCL; Plavix; Lercanidipine; Vitamin D



Possible Keppra side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-24

Patient: male

Reactions: Drug Ineffective

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dilantin
    Dosage: 2 capsules of 100 mg in the morning and 3 capsules of 100 mg in the evening(2x/day)
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 2008-01-01

Keppra
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 2007-01-01
    End date: 2012-02-02



Possible Keppra side effects in 39 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-08-24

Patient: 39 year old male

Reactions: Cytolytic Hepatitis, Blood Creatinine Increased, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra
    Indication: Epilepsy
    Start date: 2012-05-15
    End date: 2012-05-25

Malocide
    Dosage: 50 mg tablet
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Cerebral Toxoplasmosis
    Start date: 2012-05-15
    End date: 2012-05-25

Sulfadiazine
    Dosage: 500 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Cerebral Toxoplasmosis
    Start date: 2012-05-15
    End date: 2012-05-25



Possible Keppra side effects in 65 year old female

Reported by a pharmacist from Switzerland on 2012-08-24

Patient: 65 year old female, weighing 55.3 kg (121.7 pounds)

Reactions: Vomiting, Pruritus, Chills, Pyrexia, Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms, Eosinophilia, Hepatic Enzyme Increased, C-Reactive Protein Increased, Oedema Peripheral, Rash Erythematous, Lymphocyte Morphology Abnormal

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Acetaminophen
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2012-01-01
    End date: 2012-05-25

Keppra
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Metronidazole
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2012-04-26
    End date: 2012-05-25

Pantoprazole
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2012-04-01
    End date: 2012-05-25

Rocephin
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2012-04-26
    End date: 2012-05-21

Other drugs received by patient: Calcium Carbonate; Clindamycin HCL; Amoxicillin; Konakion; Meropenem; Prednisone TAB; Clemastine Fumarate



Possible Keppra side effects in male

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-08-24

Patient: male

Reactions: White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Anaemia, Thrombocytopenia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra

Other drugs received by patient: Depakene



Possible Keppra side effects in 49 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-23

Patient: 49 year old male, weighing 80.7 kg (177.6 pounds)

Reactions: Agitation, Pain, Aggression, Off Label Use, Activities of Daily Living Impaired, Mood Altered, Insomnia, Anger, Bone Disorder, Gait Disturbance

Adverse event resulted in: disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra



Possible Keppra side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Germany on 2012-08-23

Patient: female

Reactions: General Physical Health Deterioration

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra



Possible Keppra side effects in 41 year old male

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-08-23

Patient: 41 year old male

Reactions: Optic Neuritis

Adverse event resulted in: disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Coly-Mycin S Ophthalmic Drops
    Indication: Cystic Fibrosis
    Start date: 2007-09-25

Creon
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Pancreatic Insufficiency
    Start date: 2007-09-25

Keppra
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Epilepsy
    Start date: 2007-07-30

Lovenox
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2007-09-25

Moviprep
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Constipation
    Start date: 2007-09-25

Neoral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Lung Transplant
    End date: 2007-10-02

Nexium
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Prophylaxis Against Gastrointestinal Ulcer
    Start date: 2007-09-25

Oxacillin
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Staphylococcal Infection
    Start date: 2007-09-19
    End date: 2007-11-07

Prednisolone
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Lung Transplant
    Start date: 2007-09-24

Valganciclovir
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2007-09-24
    End date: 2007-11-05

Other drugs received by patient: Paroxetine HCL; Atarax; Zolpidem



Possible Keppra side effects in 73 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-08-23

Patient: 73 year old female

Reactions: Quadriplegia, Catatonia, Pulmonary Embolism

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra

Other drugs received by patient: Transipeg; Effexor; Humalog; Lercanidipine; Crestor; Lexomil; Irbesartan and Hydrochlorothiazide; Acetaminophen; Glucophage



Possible Keppra side effects in male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-22

Patient: male

Reactions: Psychomotor Hyperactivity, Speech Disorder Developmental, Exposure During Breast Feeding, Restlessness, Foetal Exposure During Pregnancy, Abnormal Behaviour, Constipation, Aggression, Poor Quality Sleep, Choking, Coordination Abnormal

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra
    Indication: Epilepsy
    End date: 2009-02-03

Keppra XR
    Start date: 2009-02-03

Keppra XR
    Indication: Epilepsy
    Start date: 2009-02-03
    End date: 2009-07-16



Possible Keppra side effects in 65 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United Kingdom on 2012-08-22

Patient: 65 year old male, weighing 80.0 kg (176.0 pounds)

Reactions: Pruritus, Genital Infection Fungal

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra

Other drugs received by patient: Lisinopril; Amlodipine



Possible Keppra side effects in

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-08-22

Patient:

Reactions: Pneumonia Aspiration, Muscular Weakness, Somnolence

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra



Possible Keppra side effects in 19 year old female

Reported by a physician from Germany on 2012-08-22

Patient: 19 year old female

Reactions: Lipoatrophy

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cortisone Acetate
    Dosage: depot
    Indication: Seasonal Allergy

Keppra
    Start date: 2010-07-08



Possible Keppra side effects in male

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-08-21

Patient: male

Reactions: White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Neutrophil Count Decreased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra

Other drugs received by patient: Carbamazepine



Possible Keppra side effects in 55 year old male

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-08-21

Patient: 55 year old male

Reactions: Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra

Other drugs received by patient: Carbamazepine; Carbamazepine



Possible Keppra side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-21

Patient: male

Reactions: Drug Ineffective

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dilantin
    Dosage: 2 capsules of 100 mg in the morning and 3 capsules of 100 mg in the evening(2x/day)
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 2008-01-01

Keppra
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 2007-01-01
    End date: 2012-02-02



Possible Keppra side effects in 80 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from France on 2012-08-21

Patient: 80 year old male

Reactions: Weight Decreased, Agitation, Drug Ineffective, Somnolence, Malaise, Fatigue, Mood Altered, Balance Disorder, Liver Function Test Abnormal, Anger, Dizziness, Depression, Nervousness, Decreased Appetite, Vomiting, Aggression, Irritability, Hostility, Vertigo, Memory Impairment, Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder, Asthenia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-06-01
    End date: 2012-01-01

Keppra
    Dosage: (1.5 tablets twice daily)
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Enalapril Maleate; Tamsulosin HCL; Vitamin D; Plavix; Clobazam; Celiprolol; Lercanidipine; Neurontin



Possible Keppra side effects in

Reported by a physician from Germany on 2012-08-21

Patient:

Reactions: Death, Hypernatraemia

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra

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