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Keppra XR (Levetiracetam) - Convulsion - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Convulsion (23)

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Keppra XR (Levetiracetam) where reactions include convulsion. The selected reports were submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year.

Possible Keppra XR side effects in 35 year old male

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

Patient: 35 year old male

Reactions: Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra XR



Possible Keppra XR side effects in male

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

Patient: male, weighing 109.7 kg (241.3 pounds)

Reactions: Dyspnoea, Glossodynia, Fatigue, Throat Cancer, Laceration, Pharyngitis Streptococcal, Swollen Tongue, Back Injury, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra XR
    Dosage: in am
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Grand MAL Convulsion
    End date: 2012-08-07

Keppra XR
    Dosage: increased to 2 pills in the am
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-08-08

Other drugs received by patient: Cephalexin; Diltiazem; Listerine; Digoxin; Saline; Cephalexin; Hydrocodone Bitartrate; Coumadin



Possible Keppra XR side effects in 37 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-15

Patient: 37 year old male

Reactions: Road Traffic Accident, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra XR



Possible Keppra XR side effects in 20 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-10

Patient: 20 year old male, weighing 90.7 kg (199.6 pounds)

Reactions: Inappropriate Schedule of Drug Administration, Suture Insertion, JAW Fracture, Fall, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra
    Dosage: 5 cc or 100 mg/ml is equal to 500 mg or 1000 mg, 5 ml 2 times a day which was 100 mg/ml
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 2012-04-01
    End date: 2012-01-01

Keppra XR
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-06-13

Keppra XR
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Convulsion
    End date: 2012-06-12

Other drugs received by patient: Xanax



Possible Keppra XR side effects in 43 year old female

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

Patient: 43 year old female, weighing 85.7 kg (188.6 pounds)

Reactions: Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra XR

Other drugs received by patient: Levothroid



Possible Keppra XR side effects in 46 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-07

Patient: 46 year old male, weighing 83.9 kg (184.6 pounds)

Reactions: HIP Fracture, Fall, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra XR

Other drugs received by patient: Dilantin



Possible Keppra XR side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-31

Patient: male

Reactions: Myocardial Infarction, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra XR



Possible Keppra XR side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-25

Patient: male

Reactions: Myocardial Infarction, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra XR



Possible Keppra XR side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-12

Patient: female

Reactions: Lung Neoplasm Malignant, Brain Neoplasm, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra XR



Possible Keppra XR side effects in 20 year old female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-06-20

Patient: 20 year old female

Reactions: Inappropriate Schedule of Drug Administration, Abdominal Pain, Nausea, Headache, Muscle Twitching, Constipation, Convulsion, Vaginal Haemorrhage, Upper Respiratory Tract Infection, Insomnia, Pregnancy

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra XR
    Indication: Epilepsy
    Start date: 2009-12-01

Keppra XR
    End date: 2009-11-30

Levetiracetam
    Indication: Epilepsy
    Start date: 2009-11-01

Other drugs received by patient: Vitamin and Mineral Prenatal Supplement W / Folic Acid CAP



Possible Keppra XR side effects in 20 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-06-20

Patient: 20 year old male, weighing 90.7 kg (199.6 pounds)

Reactions: Inappropriate Schedule of Drug Administration, Suture Insertion, JAW Fracture, Fall, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra
    Dosage: 5 cc or 100 mg/ml is equal to 500 mg or 1000 mg, 5 ml 2 times a day which was 100 mg/ml
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 2012-04-01

Keppra XR
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Convulsion
    End date: 2012-06-12

Keppra XR
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-06-13

Other drugs received by patient: Xanax



Possible Keppra XR side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-06-20

Patient: female, weighing 73.5 kg (161.7 pounds)

Reactions: Dysarthria, Thinking Abnormal, Incorrect Dose Administered, Mental Disorder, Convulsion, Aggression

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra XR
    Dosage: 6 pills a day was suggested

Keppra XR
    Dosage: 4 times a day or equally a total of 2000 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Epilepsy



Possible Keppra XR side effects in male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-06-11

Patient: male

Reactions: Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra XR
    Indication: Convulsion

Vimpat
    Indication: Convulsion

Other drugs received by patient: Keppra



Possible Keppra XR side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-06-04

Patient: male

Reactions: Lower Limb Fracture, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra XR



Possible Keppra XR side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-05-21

Patient: male

Reactions: Myocardial Infarction, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra XR



Possible Keppra XR side effects in 31 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-04-18

Patient: 31 year old female

Reactions: Breast Feeding, Anticonvulsant Drug Level Increased, Pregnancy, PRE-Eclampsia, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra
    Indication: Epilepsy
    Start date: 2010-04-28
    End date: 2011-05-08

Keppra
    Start date: 2011-01-01

Keppra XR
    Start date: 2010-08-19
    End date: 2010-10-22

Keppra XR
    Start date: 2010-10-23
    End date: 2010-01-01

Keppra XR
    Indication: Epilepsy
    Start date: 2010-08-18
    End date: 2010-08-18

Keppra XR
    Start date: 2010-12-07
    End date: 2010-01-01

Keppra XR
    Dosage: 3500 mg/day - 4000 mg/day
    Start date: 2010-11-30
    End date: 2010-01-01

Keppra XR
    Start date: 2010-12-16

Other drugs received by patient: Multi-Vitamins; Multi-Vitamins; Multi-Vitamins; Folic Acid



Possible Keppra XR side effects in 29 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-03-27

Patient: 29 year old male, weighing 67.1 kg (147.7 pounds)

Reactions: Medication Error, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra XR
    Dosage: dose-1500 mg in and 2250 mg in pm
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 2009-01-01
    End date: 2012-02-01

Levetiracetam
    Dosage: 1500 mg in am,2250 in pm
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 2012-03-01

Vimpat
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2009-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Ibuprofen (Advil); Lamictal; Diamox



Possible Keppra XR side effects in male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-03-02

Patient: male

Reactions: Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra XR
    Dosage: keppra 500 mg for about 7 years

Keppra XR
    Dosage: unknown dose

Vimpat
    Dosage: unknown dose



Possible Keppra XR side effects in female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-01-03

Patient: female, weighing 41.3 kg (90.8 pounds)

Reactions: Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra XR



Possible Keppra XR side effects in 21 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-11-28

Patient: 21 year old male

Reactions: Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra XR



Possible Keppra XR side effects in 31 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-11-04

Patient: 31 year old female

Reactions: Breast Feeding, Anticonvulsant Drug Level Increased, PRE-Eclampsia, Pregnancy, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra
    Indication: Epilepsy
    Start date: 2010-04-28
    End date: 2011-05-08

Keppra
    Start date: 2011-01-01

Keppra XR
    Start date: 2010-12-16

Keppra XR
    Start date: 2010-08-19
    End date: 2010-10-22

Keppra XR
    Start date: 2010-12-07
    End date: 2010-01-01

Keppra XR
    Start date: 2010-10-23
    End date: 2010-01-01

Keppra XR
    Dosage: 3500 mg/day - 4000 mg/day
    Start date: 2010-11-30
    End date: 2010-01-01

Keppra XR
    Indication: Epilepsy
    Start date: 2010-08-18
    End date: 2010-08-18

Other drugs received by patient: Multi-Vitamins; Multi-Vitamins; Multi-Vitamins; Folic Acid



Possible Keppra XR side effects in female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2011-10-31

Patient: female, weighing 70.7 kg (155.5 pounds)

Reactions: Product Substitution Issue, Rash, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra XR
    Dosage: 8 qd po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Encephalopathy
    Start date: 2003-06-03

Zonisamide
    Dosage: two bid po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Epilepsy
    Start date: 2008-02-08



Possible Keppra XR side effects in 51 year old male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2011-10-21

Patient: 51 year old male

Reactions: Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra XR

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