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Keppra (Levetiracetam) - Somnolence - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Somnolence (66)

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

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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

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 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 male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from France on 2012-08-17

Patient: male

Reactions: Weight Decreased, Drug Ineffective, Somnolence, Malaise, Fatigue, Balance Disorder, Mood Altered, Liver Function Test Abnormal, Dizziness, Anger, Depression, 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: 500 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-06-01
    End date: 2012-01-01

Keppra
    Dosage: dose increased
    Start date: 2012-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Neurontin



Possible Keppra side effects in 47 year old female

Reported by a physician from Germany on 2012-08-13

Patient: 47 year old female, weighing 90.0 kg (198.0 pounds)

Reactions: Vomiting, Nausea, Somnolence

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Carbamazepine
    Dosage: 400

Dipiperon
    Dosage: unknown dose

Gabapentin
    Dosage: unknown dose

Keppra
    Dosage: unknown dose



Possible Keppra side effects in 46 year old male

Reported by a physician from Korea, Republic of on 2012-08-09

Patient: 46 year old male

Reactions: Confusional State, Abnormal Behaviour, Cognitive Disorder, Memory Impairment, Disorientation, Somnolence

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Depakene
    Dosage: 1000 mg
    Start date: 2012-01-01

Keppra
    Dosage: unknown dose
    Start date: 2012-01-01

Oxcarbazepine
    Start date: 2012-04-12

Topamax
    Dosage: 50 mg
    Start date: 2012-01-01
    End date: 2012-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Zobirax; Desamethasone; Zobirax; Desamethasone



Possible Keppra side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Germany on 2012-08-07

Patient: female

Reactions: Weight Decreased, Aphasia, Somnolence, Apraxia, Urinary Retention, Acute Myocardial Infarction, Dysphagia, Urinary Tract Infection, Status Epilepticus, Haemorrhagic Anaemia, Sopor, Arrhythmia, Convulsion, Cardiac Failure, Aortic Dilatation, Rasmussen Encephalitis

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra
    Dosage: route: stomach tube

Keppra
    Dosage: 2x500 mg

Keppra
    Dosage: daily dose: 1500 mg

Keppra
    Dosage: 2x 500 mg per day
    Indication: Convulsion

Vimpat
    Dosage: route: stomach tube from 6.00 pm(18/feb/2012)
    Start date: 2012-02-18
    End date: 2012-02-19

Vimpat
    Indication: Status Epilepticus
    Start date: 2012-02-17
    End date: 2012-02-18

Vimpat
    Dosage: route: stomach tube from 6.00 pm(18/feb/2012)
    Start date: 2012-02-18
    End date: 2012-02-19

Vimpat
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 2012-02-17
    End date: 2012-02-18

Other drugs received by patient: Aspirin; Torsemide; Trileptal; Acyclovir; Trileptal; Nexium; Bisoprolol Fumarate; Berlthyrox; Aspirin; Pantoprazole; Torsemide; Valproate Sodium; Folic Acid; Enoxaparin Sodium; Bisoprolol Fumarate



Possible Keppra side effects in 56 year old female

Reported by a physician from Italy on 2012-08-02

Patient: 56 year old female

Reactions: Confusional State, Dyskinesia, Abnormal Behaviour, Bradykinesia, Cognitive Disorder, Amnesia, Somnolence, Dysarthria, Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder, Anal Sphincter Atony, Memory Impairment, Asthenia, Macule

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-08-01

Risperdal
    Dosage: total daily dose: 4 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-07-01
    End date: 2012-07-16

Risperdal
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-08-01
    End date: 2012-07-01

Other drugs received by patient: Metoclopramide Hydrochloride; Methotrexate; Cortisone Acetate



Possible Keppra side effects in 43 year old male

Reported by a physician from Germany on 2012-07-31

Patient: 43 year old male

Reactions: Diastolic Hypotension, Blood Pressure Systolic Decreased, Suicide Attempt, Somnolence

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra
    Dosage: oral ingestion not assured
    Administration route: Oral

Levomepromazin
    Dosage: oral ingestion not assured
    Administration route: Oral

Neurocil
    Dosage: oral ingestion not assured
    Administration route: Oral

Novalgin
    Dosage: oral ingestion not assured
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Keppra side effects in 70 year old male

Reported by a physician from Germany on 2012-07-30

Patient: 70 year old male, weighing 75.0 kg (165.0 pounds)

Reactions: Somnolence, Stupor, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

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

Keppra
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-06-06
    End date: 2012-07-11

Other drugs received by patient: Enoxaparin Sodium; Ergocalciferol; Torsemide; Ramipril



Possible Keppra side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-30

Patient: male, weighing 83.0 kg (182.6 pounds)

Reactions: Weight Increased, Somnolence, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Insulin
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Keppra
    Dosage: unk

Lyrica
    Dosage: 1 capsule of 50 mg in morning and 2 capsules of 50 mg at night
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Peripheral Coldness



Possible Keppra side effects in 70 year old male

Reported by a physician from Germany on 2012-07-20

Patient: 70 year old male

Reactions: Somnolence, Convulsion

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

Keppra
    Start date: 2012-01-01
    End date: 2012-01-01



Possible Keppra side effects in 39 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Argentina on 2012-07-17

Patient: 39 year old female

Reactions: Myoclonus, Fatigue, Sedation, Depression, Somnolence

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra

Other drugs received by patient: Lexapro; Valproate Sodium



Possible Keppra side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-03

Patient: male, weighing 83.4 kg (183.6 pounds)

Reactions: Activities of Daily Living Impaired, Increased Appetite, Sedation, Drug Intolerance, Drug Administration Error, Somnolence

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dilantin
    Dosage: 600 mg, daily
    Indication: Epilepsy

Keppra
    Dosage: 1000 mg, 3x/day

Keppra
    Dosage: 1000 mg, 2x/day
    Indication: Epilepsy
    Start date: 2011-06-28



Possible Keppra side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-03

Patient: male, weighing 83.4 kg (183.6 pounds)

Reactions: Activities of Daily Living Impaired, Sedation, Somnolence

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dilantin
    Dosage: 600 mg, daily
    Indication: Epilepsy

Keppra
    Dosage: 1000 mg, 2x/day
    Indication: Epilepsy



Possible Keppra side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United Kingdom on 2012-07-02

Patient: female

Reactions: Mental Impairment, Fatigue, Drug Ineffective, Headache, Cognitive Disorder, Multiple Drug Overdose, Somnolence

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra
    Dosage: 250 mg in morning
    Start date: 2004-01-01

Keppra
    Dosage: 500 mg a day
    Start date: 2004-01-01
    End date: 2004-01-01

Keppra
    Dosage: 125 mg am, 250 mg pm
    Start date: 2011-12-01

Keppra
    Dosage: 250 mg a day
    Start date: 2011-07-01
    End date: 2011-01-01

Keppra
    Dosage: 250 mg am ,125 mg pm
    Start date: 2010-12-01

Other drugs received by patient: Vitamin B Complex CAP; Acetaminophen W / Codeine; Lamictal; Acetaminophen and Codeine Phosphate; Tramadol HCL; Tegretol; Vitamin B Complex CAP



Possible Keppra side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Argentina on 2012-06-27

Patient: female

Reactions: Delirium, Somnolence, Hallucination, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra
    Dosage: daily dose 1000 mg
    Start date: 2011-06-01

Keppra
    Dosage: daily dose 1500 mg
    Start date: 2012-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Valproic Acid



Possible Keppra side effects in 24 year old female

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-06-27

Patient: 24 year old female, weighing 46.0 kg (101.2 pounds)

Reactions: Caesarean Section, Breast Feeding, Somnolence, Pregnancy

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Epilepsy
    Start date: 2010-10-01
    End date: 2011-08-05

Keppra
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-08-06

Other drugs received by patient: Tegretol



Possible Keppra side effects in 87 year old female

Reported by a physician from Switzerland on 2012-06-21

Patient: 87 year old female, weighing 86.0 kg (189.2 pounds)

Reactions: Bronchopneumonia, General Physical Health Deterioration, Somnolence, Epilepsy, Grand MAL Convulsion, Renal Failure, Cardiac Failure, Hypoxia, Immobile

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Augmentin '875'
    Dosage: 1.2 gm;tid;iv
    Indication: Bronchopneumonia
    Start date: 2012-04-20
    End date: 2012-04-25

Keppra
    Dosage: 1000 mg;bid;po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Bronchopneumonia
    Start date: 2012-04-25
    End date: 2012-04-26

Remeron
    Dosage: 15 mg;po ; 7.5 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    End date: 2012-04-25

Remeron
    Dosage: 15 mg;po ; 7.5 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2012-04-25

Other drugs received by patient: Moviprep; Sintrom; Lasix; Calcimagon D3; Metoprolol Tartrate; Enoxaparin Sodium; Acetaminophen; Torsemide



Possible Keppra side effects in 83 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-06-15

Patient: 83 year old male

Reactions: Hyponatraemia, Coma, Somnolence, Hypertonia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra

Other drugs received by patient: Aspirin; Flecainide Acetate; Rilutek; Sectral; Atorvastatin; Aldactone



Possible Keppra side effects in

Reported by a physician from Switzerland on 2012-06-15

Patient:

Reactions: Grand MAL Convulsion, Tonic Clonic Movements, Somnolence

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium
    Dosage: 1.2 g, tid
    Indication: Bronchopneumonia
    Start date: 2012-04-20
    End date: 2012-04-25

Keppra
    Dosage: 1000 mg, bid
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Tonic Clonic Movements
    Start date: 2012-04-25
    End date: 2012-04-26

Remeron
    Dosage: 15 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    End date: 2012-04-25

Other drugs received by patient: Enoxaparin Sodium; Moviprep; Metoprolol Tartrate; Acetaminophen; Lasix; Calcimagon-D3; Sintrom; Torsemide



Possible Keppra side effects in 24 year old female

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-06-04

Patient: 24 year old female, weighing 46.0 kg (101.2 pounds)

Reactions: Breast Feeding, Caesarean Section, Somnolence, Pregnancy

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-08-06

Keppra
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Epilepsy
    Start date: 2010-10-01

Other drugs received by patient: Tegretol



Possible Keppra side effects in 64 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-05-30

Patient: 64 year old male, weighing 95.2 kg (209.6 pounds)

Reactions: Inappropriate Schedule of Drug Administration, Grand MAL Convulsion, Gingivitis, Feeling Abnormal, Somnolence

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra
    Dosage: strenght 500 mg
    Administration route: Oral

Keppra
    Dosage: form strength: 500 mg; 1500mg in am, 1500mg in pm
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Epilepsy
    Start date: 2005-01-01
    End date: 2010-12-01

Keppra
    Dosage: form strength: 500 mg; 1500mg in am, 1500mg in pm
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 2005-01-01
    End date: 2010-12-01

Keppra
    Dosage: strenght 500 mg
    Administration route: Oral

Keppra XR
    Dosage: 1500mg in am, 1500 mg in pm
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 2005-01-01
    End date: 2005-01-01

Levetiracetam
    Dosage: 1500mg in am, 1500mg in pm-generic levetiracetam
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Epilepsy
    Start date: 2010-12-01

Levetiracetam
    Dosage: 1500mg in am, 1500mg in pm-generic levetiracetam
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 2010-12-01

Other drugs received by patient: Atenolol; Clonazepam; Cholesterol Pill; Dilantain; Sleeping Pill; Triamterene and Hydrochlorothiazide; Reflux Pill; Lorazepam



Possible Keppra side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-05-30

Patient: male, weighing 83.0 kg (182.6 pounds)

Reactions: Weight Increased, Somnolence, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Insulin
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Keppra
    Dosage: unk

Lyrica
    Dosage: 1 capsule of 50 mg in morning and 2 capsules of 50 mg at night
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Peripheral Coldness



Possible Keppra side effects in 89 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Germany on 2012-05-18

Patient: 89 year old female, weighing 85.0 kg (187.0 pounds)

Reactions: Toxicity To Various Agents, Somnolence

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Clonazepam
    Dosage: 0.5 , 1 tablet
    Administration route: Oral

Keppra
    Dosage: 750 mg, 1 tablet
    Administration route: Oral

Phenytoin Sodium CAP
    Dosage: 1 tablet
    Administration route: Oral

Risperdal
    Dosage: 1 tablet
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Keppra side effects in 76 year old male

Reported by a physician from Spain on 2012-05-14

Patient: 76 year old male

Reactions: Dysphagia, Aspiration Bronchial, General Physical Health Deterioration, Gait Disturbance, Somnolence

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Epilepsy
    Start date: 2010-07-01
    End date: 2010-09-24

Trileptal
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Epilepsy
    Start date: 2010-07-01
    End date: 2010-09-24

Other drugs received by patient: Fluoxetine HCL; Risperdal



Possible Keppra side effects in 32 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United Kingdom on 2012-05-10

Patient: 32 year old female, weighing 99.0 kg (217.8 pounds)

Reactions: Confusional State, Rhinitis, Headache, Amnesia, Somnolence, Speech Disorder, Neck Pain, Dizziness, Pregnancy

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra

Other drugs received by patient: Lamotrigine; Fluticasone Propionate / Salmeterol; Sertraline Hydrochloride; Folic Acid



Possible Keppra side effects in 35 year old male

Reported by a physician from Spain on 2012-04-25

Patient: 35 year old male

Reactions: Gait Disturbance, Somnolence, Craniocerebral Injury

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra



Possible Keppra side effects in 52 year old male

Reported by a physician from Canada on 2012-04-17

Patient: 52 year old male

Reactions: Confusional State, Nasopharyngitis, Abasia, Aphasia, Somnolence, Fatigue, Anticonvulsant Drug Level Increased, Mood Swings, Lethargy, Drug Intolerance, General Physical Health Deterioration, Toxicity To Various Agents, Convulsion, Dysarthria, Activities of Daily Living Impaired, Mobility Decreased

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Avastin
    Start date: 2010-12-28
    End date: 2011-02-07

Avastin
    Indication: Glioblastoma
    Start date: 2010-11-03
    End date: 2010-12-01

Dilantin
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    End date: 2010-12-01

Dilantin
    Start date: 2010-12-01

Keppra
    Indication: Convulsion

Keppra
    Indication: Prophylaxis

Valproate Sodium
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Other drugs received by patient: Dexamethasone; Insulin; Prevacid; Zytram XL; Keppra



Possible Keppra side effects in 66 year old female

Reported by a physician from Germany on 2012-04-04

Patient: 66 year old female

Reactions: Tachycardia, Hypotension, Incorrect Dose Administered, Somnolence

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Akineton

Akineton
    Dosage: 1 tablet
    Start date: 2011-12-11
    End date: 2011-12-11

Chlorprotixen

Chlorprotixen
    Dosage: total amount : 50 mg, 1 tablet
    Start date: 2011-12-11
    End date: 2011-12-11

Flupirtine Maleate

Flupirtine Maleate
    Dosage: 3 tablet
    Start date: 2011-12-11
    End date: 2011-12-11

Furosemide
    Dosage: total amount : 40 mg, 1 tablet
    Start date: 2011-12-11
    End date: 2011-12-11

Furosemide

Keppra

Keppra
    Dosage: total amount : 3000 mg
    Start date: 2011-12-11
    End date: 2011-12-11

Lercanidipine

Lercanidipine
    Dosage: total amount : 20 mg, 1 tablet
    Start date: 2011-12-11
    End date: 2011-12-11

Metoprolol Tartrate
    Dosage: total amount: 150 mg, 1.5 tablet
    Start date: 2011-12-11
    End date: 2011-12-11

Metoprolol Tartrate

Paroxetine HCL

Paroxetine HCL
    Dosage: total amount : 20 mg, 1 tablet
    Start date: 2011-12-11
    End date: 2011-12-11

Ramipril
    Dosage: total amount : 10 mg, 1 tablet
    Start date: 2011-12-11
    End date: 2011-12-11

Ramipril

Thioridazine HCL
    Dosage: total amount : 75 mg, 3 tablet
    Start date: 2011-12-11
    End date: 2011-12-11

Thioridazine HCL



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