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Levetiracetam (Levetiracetam) - Aggression - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Aggression (44)

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

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Possible Levetiracetam side effects in

Reported by a physician from United Kingdom on 2012-08-07

Patient:

Reactions: Aggression

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 5 year old male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-07-24

Patient: 5 year old male

Reactions: Psychomotor Hyperactivity, Chorea, Hypersexuality, Muscular Weakness, Ataxia, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Aggression

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Valproate Sodium
    Indication: Convulsion

Valproate Sodium
    Indication: Abnormal Behaviour

Levetiracetam

Other drugs received by patient: Aripiprazole



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 6 year old female

Reported by a physician from Spain on 2012-07-24

Patient: 6 year old female

Reactions: Vomiting, Autism, Motor Dysfunction, Clumsiness, Headache, Fall, Aggression

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 6 year old female

Reported by a physician from Spain on 2012-07-19

Patient: 6 year old female

Reactions: Flat Affect, Stereotypy, Vomiting, Motor Dysfunction, Headache, Fall, Aggression, Dysphemia, Social Problem, Partial Seizures, Speech Disorder, Communication Disorder

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 5 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-17

Patient: 5 year old male

Reactions: Ataxia, Muscular Weakness, Abnormal Behaviour, Rash, Aggression, Chorea, Mood Altered, Coordination Abnormal, Thrombocytopenia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Aripiprazole

Lamotrigine
    Indication: Abnormal Behaviour

Dextroamphetamine Sulfate
    Indication: Abnormal Behaviour

Levetiracetam
    Indication: Guillain-Barre Syndrome

Valproic Acid

Methylphenidate HCL
    Indication: Abnormal Behaviour



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 28 month old male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-07-17

Patient: 28 month old male

Reactions: Aphasia, Encephalitis, Tremor, Aggression, Fatigue, Chorea, Mood Altered, Balance Disorder, Cyanosis, Clumsiness, Gait Disturbance, Gaze Palsy, Crying

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 28 month old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-16

Patient: 28 month old male

Reactions: Abasia, Aphasia, Cerebral Atrophy, Muscle Twitching, Tremor, Aggression, Off Label Use, Fatigue, Mood Altered, Cyanosis, Chorea, Encephalitis Autoimmune, Clumsiness, Gait Disturbance, Mood Swings, Altered State of Consciousness, Crying

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Oxcarbazepine
    Indication: Partial Seizures

Levetiracetam
    Indication: Partial Seizures



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 28 month old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-16

Patient: 28 month old male

Reactions: Aphasia, Abasia, Muscle Twitching, Tremor, Aggression, Off Label Use, Fatigue, Cyanosis, Chorea, Clumsiness, Encephalitis Autoimmune, Mood Swings, Gait Disturbance, Altered State of Consciousness, Crying

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Oxcarbazepine
    Indication: Partial Seizures

Levetiracetam
    Indication: Partial Seizures



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 28 month old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-16

Patient: 28 month old male

Reactions: Cyanosis, Encephalitis Autoimmune, Crying, Aggression

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam
    Dosage: 20 mg/kg/day

Oxcarbazepine



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 28 month old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-16

Patient: 28 month old male

Reactions: Cyanosis, Encephalitis Autoimmune, Aggression, Crying

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam
    Dosage: 20 mg/kg/day

Oxcarbazepine



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 5 year old male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-07-13

Patient: 5 year old male

Reactions: Klinefelter's Syndrome, Dyskinesia, Muscular Weakness, Abnormal Behaviour, Ataxia, Rash, Toxicity To Various Agents, Aggression, Affect Lability, Chorea, Gait Disturbance, Coordination Abnormal, Thrombocytopenia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lamotrigine
    Indication: Abnormal Behaviour

Dextroamphetamine
    Indication: Abnormal Behaviour

Aripiprazole

Methylphenidate
    Indication: Abnormal Behaviour

Valproic Acid

Levetiracetam
    Indication: Guillain-Barre Syndrome



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 28 month old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-11

Patient: 28 month old male

Reactions: Mood Altered, Aphasia, Encephalitis Autoimmune, Muscle Twitching, Crying, Aggression

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 6 year old female

Reported by a physician from Spain on 2012-06-28

Patient: 6 year old female

Reactions: Movement Disorder, Headache, Fall, Hypokinesia, Asterixis, Autism, Expressive Language Disorder, Clumsiness, Emotional Disorder, Decreased Eye Contact, Slow Speech, Vomiting, Abnormal Behaviour, Aggression, Tremor, Dysphemia, Disturbance in Social Behaviour

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam
    Dosage: daily

Valproic Acid
    Indication: Status Epilepticus

Levetiracetam
    Dosage: daily
    Indication: Status Epilepticus



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 5 year old male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-05-25

Patient: 5 year old male

Reactions: Psychomotor Hyperactivity, Drug Ineffective, Dyskinesia, Muscular Weakness, Ataxia, Rash, Aggression, Negativism, Chorea, Hypersexuality, Mood Altered, Sensory Disturbance, Coordination Abnormal, Gait Disturbance, Thrombocytopenia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lamotrigine
    Dosage: 100 mg; bid
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Risperidone
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Topiramate
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Oxcarbazepine
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Levetiracetam
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-05-25

Patient:

Reactions: Psychomotor Hyperactivity, Hypersexuality, Condition Aggravated, Negativism, Aggression

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 5 year old male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-05-24

Patient: 5 year old male

Reactions: Movement Disorder, Altered Visual Depth Perception, Hypersexuality, Coordination Abnormal, Thrombocytopenia, Psychomotor Hyperactivity, Motor Dysfunction, Condition Aggravated, Muscular Weakness, Ataxia, Abnormal Behaviour, Rash, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Convulsion, Aggression, Anxiety, Affect Lability, Hypotonia, Areflexia, Gait Disturbance, Electromyogram Abnormal, Cerebral Cyst, Neurological Symptom

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Lamotrigine
    Dosage: 200 mg (100 mg, 2 in 1 d
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Aripiprazole
    Dosage: 2.5 mg, 5 mg, 2.5 mg, 10 mg (5 mg, 2 in 1 d)
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Dextroamphetamine
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Divalproex Sodium
    Indication: Convulsion

Divalproex Sodium
    Indication: Abnormal Behaviour

Methylphenidate HCL
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Other drugs received by patient: Clorazepate Dipotassium



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 28 month old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) on 2012-05-23

Patient: 28 month old male

Reactions: Abasia, Encephalitis Autoimmune, Muscle Twitching, Aggression, Crying

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 17 year old female

Reported by a physician from Germany on 2012-05-21

Patient: 17 year old female, weighing 60.0 kg (132.0 pounds)

Reactions: Death, Aggression

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-09-19
    End date: 2011-10-31

Clonazepam
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Epilepsy
    Start date: 2011-12-14
    End date: 2012-01-01

Levetiracetam
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Epilepsy
    Start date: 2011-12-15
    End date: 2012-01-01

Vimpat
    Dosage: 50mg
    Start date: 2011-11-30
    End date: 2011-12-13

Levetiracetam
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-08-17
    End date: 2011-09-18

Vimpat
    Dosage: 100mg in morning
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Epilepsy
    Start date: 2011-12-14
    End date: 2012-01-01

Levetiracetam
    Dosage: 250/500 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-11-30
    End date: 2011-12-14

Levetiracetam
    Dosage: 250/1000 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-11-23
    End date: 2011-11-29

Levetiracetam
    Dosage: 500/1000 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-11-01
    End date: 2011-11-23



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 5 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-05-17

Patient: 5 year old male

Reactions: Dyskinesia, Ataxia, Muscular Weakness, Abnormal Behaviour, Condition Aggravated, Toxicity To Various Agents, Rash, Convulsion, Aggression, Affect Lability, Chorea, Nervous System Disorder, Electromyogram Abnormal, Gait Disturbance, Coordination Abnormal, Thrombocytopenia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Divalporex Sodium (Divalproex Sodium) (Divalproex Sodium)

Levetiracetam

Aripiprazole
    Dosage: 2.5 mg; 5 mg; 2.5 mg; 5 mg two times daily

Dextroamphetamine

Clorazepate Dipotassium

Lamotrigine
    Dosage: 100 mg two times a day

Other drugs received by patient: Methylphenidate



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 5 year old male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-05-16

Patient: 5 year old male

Reactions: Dyskinesia, Altered Visual Depth Perception, Cyst, Hypersexuality, Coordination Abnormal, Thrombocytopenia, Guillain-Barre Syndrome, Psychomotor Hyperactivity, Testicular Disorder, Muscular Weakness, Condition Aggravated, Abnormal Behaviour, Ataxia, Rash, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Convulsion, Aggression, Anxiety, Affect Lability, Hypotonia, Areflexia, Gait Disturbance, Neurological Symptom

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lamotrigine
    Dosage: 100 mg, 2 in 1 d
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Levetiracetam
    Indication: Convulsion

Other drugs received by patient: Aripiprazole; Clorazepate Dipotassium; Valproic Acid



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in female

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

Patient: female

Reactions: Apathy, Rash, Aggression

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam

Vimpat
    Dosage: was currently tapered

Other drugs received by patient: Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 42 year old male

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

Patient: 42 year old male

Reactions: Drug Ineffective, Headache, Aggression, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Phenytoin
    Dosage: 500mg per day

Pregabalin
    Dosage: 300mg per day

Potiga
    Dosage: 450mg per day
    Administration route: Oral

Clobazam
    Dosage: 45mg per day

Levetiracetam
    Dosage: 2000mg per day

Valproate Sodium
    Dosage: 1250mg per day

Laif
    Dosage: 7200mg per day



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 28 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-04-30

Patient: 28 year old male, weighing 87.5 kg (192.6 pounds)

Reactions: Confusional State, Depressive Symptom, Abnormal Behaviour, Amnesia, Suicidal Ideation, Aggression, Speech Disorder, Irritability, Insomnia, Imprisonment, Eye Movement Disorder

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 17 year old female

Reported by a physician from Germany on 2012-03-29

Patient: 17 year old female, weighing 60.0 kg (132.0 pounds)

Reactions: Death, Aggression

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Clonazepam
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Epilepsy
    Start date: 2011-12-14
    End date: 2012-01-01

Levetiracetam
    Dosage: 500 mg in the evening before bedtime
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Epilepsy
    Start date: 2011-12-14
    End date: 2012-01-01

Levetiracetam
    Dosage: up-titration

Vimpat
    Dosage: 100mg in morning
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Epilepsy
    Start date: 2011-12-14
    End date: 2012-01-01

Levetiracetam
    Start date: 2011-08-01

Vimpat
    Dosage: 50mg
    Start date: 2011-11-30
    End date: 2011-01-01



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 59 year old male

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-03-23

Patient: 59 year old male

Reactions: Irritability, Pleurisy, Wound, Somnambulism, Disorientation, Amnesia, Aggression

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Xyrem
    Dosage: see image
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Cataplexy
    Start date: 2006-12-20
    End date: 2007-02-08

Xyrem
    Dosage: see image
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Narcolepsy
    Start date: 2006-12-20
    End date: 2007-02-08

Xyrem
    Dosage: see image
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Cataplexy
    Start date: 2009-06-29
    End date: 2012-03-05

Xyrem
    Dosage: see image
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Narcolepsy
    Start date: 2009-06-29
    End date: 2012-03-05

Xyrem
    Dosage: see image
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Cataplexy
    Start date: 2012-03-06

Xyrem
    Dosage: see image
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Narcolepsy
    Start date: 2012-03-06

Xyrem
    Dosage: see image
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Cataplexy
    Start date: 2007-02-09
    End date: 2009-06-03

Xyrem
    Dosage: see image
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Narcolepsy
    Start date: 2007-02-09
    End date: 2009-06-03

Other drugs received by patient: Modafinil; Metformin Embonate; Trimetazidine Hydrochloride; Fenofibrate; Esomeprazole Magnesium; Clomipramine HCL; Ciprofibrate



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 20 year old male

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from United States on 2012-03-20

Patient: 20 year old male

Reactions: Speech Disorder, Agitation, Psychotic Disorder, Aggression

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam

Other drugs received by patient: Divalproex Sodium



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 28 year old female

Reported by a physician from United Kingdom on 2012-03-20

Patient: 28 year old female

Reactions: Vomiting, Nausea, Ataxia, Aggression, Convulsion, Irritability, Sedation, Dizziness, Mood Swings, Depression, Lethargy

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 59 year old male

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-03-01

Patient: 59 year old male

Reactions: Head Injury, Wound, Pleurisy, Disorientation, Fall, Amnesia, Aggression, Convulsion, Irritability, Somnambulism

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Xyrem
    Dosage: 4.5 gm (2.25 gm, 2 in 1 d), oral 9 gm (4.5 gm, 2 in 1 d), oral 9 gm (4.5 gm, 2 in 1 d), oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Cataplexy
    Start date: 2007-02-09
    End date: 2009-06-03

Xyrem
    Dosage: 4.5 gm (2.25 gm, 2 in 1 d), oral 9 gm (4.5 gm, 2 in 1 d), oral 9 gm (4.5 gm, 2 in 1 d), oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Narcolepsy
    Start date: 2007-02-09
    End date: 2009-06-03

Xyrem
    Dosage: 4.5 gm (2.25 gm, 2 in 1 d), oral 9 gm (4.5 gm, 2 in 1 d), oral 9 gm (4.5 gm, 2 in 1 d), oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Cataplexy
    Start date: 2006-12-20
    End date: 2007-02-08

Xyrem
    Dosage: 4.5 gm (2.25 gm, 2 in 1 d), oral 9 gm (4.5 gm, 2 in 1 d), oral 9 gm (4.5 gm, 2 in 1 d), oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Narcolepsy
    Start date: 2006-12-20
    End date: 2007-02-08

Xyrem
    Dosage: 4.5 gm (2.25 gm, 2 in 1 d), oral 9 gm (4.5 gm, 2 in 1 d), oral 9 gm (4.5 gm, 2 in 1 d), oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Cataplexy
    Start date: 2009-06-29

Xyrem
    Dosage: 4.5 gm (2.25 gm, 2 in 1 d), oral 9 gm (4.5 gm, 2 in 1 d), oral 9 gm (4.5 gm, 2 in 1 d), oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Narcolepsy
    Start date: 2009-06-29

Other drugs received by patient: Ciprofibrate; Metformin Embonate; Fenofibrate; Esomeprazole Magnesium; Trimetazidine Hydrochloride; Modafinil; Clomipramine HCL



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 17 year old female

Reported by a physician from Germany on 2012-01-16

Patient: 17 year old female

Reactions: Death, Aggression

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Vimpat
    Dosage: 50mg
    Start date: 2011-11-30
    End date: 2011-01-01

Levetiracetam
    Dosage: 500 mg in the evening before bedtime

Vimpat
    Dosage: 100mg in morning
    Start date: 2011-12-14



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 57 year old male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2011-12-16

Patient: 57 year old male

Reactions: Personality Change, Confusional State, Glossodynia, Aphasia, Skin Burning Sensation, Disorientation, Loss of Consciousness, Balance Disorder, Screaming, Anger, Aura, Coordination Abnormal, Therapeutic Response Unexpected With Drug Substitution, Paraesthesia, Convulsion, Aggression, Hostility, Irritability, Sleep Disorder, Visual Impairment, Depressed Level of Consciousness, Feeling Abnormal

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2011-09-01

Lamotrigine
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 2011-09-01

Other drugs received by patient: Dilantin; Keppra; Vytorin; Aspirin; Multi-Vitamin



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