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

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Convulsion (165)

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Levetiracetam where reactions include convulsion. 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 17 year old female

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-08-17

Patient: 17 year old female

Reactions: Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased, Treatment Noncompliance, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 65 year old male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-14

Patient: 65 year old male

Reactions: Confusional State, Fatigue, Condition Aggravated, Convulsion

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

Mistletoe
    Dosage: every 3 days
    Indication: Small Cell Lung Cancer Stage Unspecified

Valproate Sodium
    Dosage: maximal dosing
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Vitamin C / 00008001 /
    Dosage: biweekly
    Indication: Small Cell Lung Cancer Stage Unspecified



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 79 year old female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-13

Patient: 79 year old female, weighing 87.0 kg (191.4 pounds)

Reactions: Fatigue, Hallucination, Auditory, Rash, Somnolence, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam

Levetiracetam
    Dosage: 500 mg tablet, 1/2 tablet for 2 weeks
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-01-01
    End date: 2012-01-01

Levetiracetam
    Start date: 2012-01-01
    End date: 2012-06-01

Levetiracetam
    Dosage: 500 mg tablet, 1/2 each night for 2 weeks
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-01-01
    End date: 2012-01-01

Vimpat
    Dosage: 100 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    End date: 2012-01-01

Vimpat
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 2012-01-01
    End date: 2012-06-01



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 24 year old male

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-08-09

Patient: 24 year old male

Reactions: Drug Ineffective, Fall, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Carbamazepine
    Indication: Infantile Spasms

Lamotrigine
    Indication: Infantile Spasms

Levetiracetam
    Indication: Infantile Spasms

Phenytoin
    Indication: Infantile Spasms

Valproic Acid
    Indication: Infantile Spasms

Other drugs received by patient: Nitrazepam; Vitamin B6; Corticotropin; Zonisamide; Ethosuximide



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 17 year old female

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-08-09

Patient: 17 year old female

Reactions: Drug Ineffective, Fall, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Carbamazepine
    Indication: Infantile Spasms

Clobazam
    Indication: Infantile Spasms

Clonazepam
    Indication: Infantile Spasms

Gabapentin
    Indication: Infantile Spasms

Lamotrigine
    Indication: Infantile Spasms

Levetiracetam
    Indication: Infantile Spasms

Phenobarbital TAB
    Indication: Infantile Spasms

Phenytoin
    Indication: Infantile Spasms

Valproic Acid
    Indication: Infantile Spasms

Other drugs received by patient: Nitrazepam; Benzodiazepine Derivatives; Zonisamide; Corticotropin; Vitamin B6; Potassium Bromide



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 65 year old male

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

Patient: 65 year old male

Reactions: Confusional State, Fatigue, Oedema, Convulsive Threshold Lowered, Hemiparesis, Convulsion, Cerebral Haemorrhage

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ascorbic Acid
    Dosage: (2 in 1 wk), unknown
    Indication: Small Cell Lung Cancer Metastatic

Levetiracetam
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Mistletoe (Viscum Album)
    Dosage: (1 in 3 d), unknown
    Indication: Small Cell Lung Cancer Metastatic

Valproic Acid



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Japan on 2012-08-07

Patient: female

Reactions: Drug Ineffective, Developmental Delay, Head Injury, Fall, Drop Attacks, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Carbamazepine
    Indication: Infantile Spasms

Clonazepam
    Indication: Infantile Spasms

Gabapentin
    Indication: Infantile Spasms

Lamotrigine
    Indication: Infantile Spasms

Levetiracetam
    Indication: Infantile Spasms

Onfi
    Indication: Infantile Spasms

Phenobarbital TAB
    Indication: Infantile Spasms

Phenytoin
    Indication: Infantile Spasms

Valproic Acid
    Indication: Infantile Spasms

Other drugs received by patient: Zonisamide; Corticotropin (Corticotropin); Nitrazepam; Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Pyridoxine Hydrochloride); Potassium Bromide (Potassium Bromide)



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 32 year old female

Reported by a physician on 2012-08-07

Patient: 32 year old female

Reactions: Drug Ineffective, Condition Aggravated, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Denmark on 2012-08-06

Patient: male

Reactions: Anticonvulsant Drug Level Below Therapeutic, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 32 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-03

Patient: 32 year old female

Reactions: Drug Ineffective, Condition Aggravated, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 29 year old male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-02

Patient: 29 year old male

Reactions: Death, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lacosamide
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 2010-01-01

Levetiracetam
    Dosage: unknown dose
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 2010-01-01
    End date: 2010-01-01

Levetiracetam
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2010-01-01

Levetiracetam
    Dosage: unknown dose (weaned off)
    Administration route: Oral

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

Phenytoin
    Dosage: qhs
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 2010-01-01

Topiramate
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 2010-01-01

Valproate Sodium
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 2010-01-01



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 18 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Denmark on 2012-08-01

Patient: 18 year old male

Reactions: Product Substitution Issue, Drug Ineffective, Apparent Life Threatening Event, Headache, Postictal State, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam

Other drugs received by patient: Valproate Sodium



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 65 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-30

Patient: 65 year old male

Reactions: Confusional State, Agitation, Neurological Decompensation, Condition Aggravated, Convulsive Threshold Lowered, Cerebral Haemorrhage, Convulsion, Fatigue, Oedema

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ascorbic Acid
    Dosage: ivdrp
    Indication: Small Cell Lung Cancer Metastatic

Levetiracetam
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Valproic Acid
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Viscum Album Extract
    Indication: Small Cell Lung Cancer Metastatic

Other drugs received by patient: Topotecan Hydrochloride; Carboplatin; Paclitaxel; Etoposide



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 24 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United Kingdom on 2012-07-26

Patient: 24 year old female

Reactions: Anticonvulsant Drug Level Increased, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lamotrigine
    Dosage: 600 mg daily, unknown
    Indication: Complex Partial Seizures

Levetiracetam
    Dosage: 1350 mg, daily
    Indication: Complex Partial Seizures



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 45 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-24

Patient: 45 year old male

Reactions: Tubulointerstitial Nephritis, Astrocytoma, LOW Grade, Renal Failure, Fall, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Keppra
    Dosage: 3000 mg;qd;
    Indication: Convulsion Prophylaxis
    Start date: 2011-05-01
    End date: 2011-05-01

Levetiracetam
    Dosage: 500 mg;bid; 3000 mg;qd;
    Indication: Convulsion Prophylaxis

Other drugs received by patient: Dexamethasone; Temozolomide



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 29 year old male

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

Patient: 29 year old male

Reactions: Death, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lacosamide
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 2010-01-01

Levetiracetam
    Dosage: unknown dose (weaned off)
    Administration route: Oral

Levetiracetam
    Dosage: unknown dose
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 2010-01-01
    End date: 2010-01-01

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

Levetiracetam
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2010-01-01

Phenytoin Sodium
    Dosage: qhs
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 2010-01-01

Topiramate
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 2010-01-01

Valproate Sodium
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 2010-01-01



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 29 year old male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-07-12

Patient: 29 year old male

Reactions: Death, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2009-01-01

Levetiracetam
    Dosage: unknown dose (weaned off)
    Administration route: Oral

Levetiracetam
    Dosage: unknown dose



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-07-03

Patient: male

Reactions: Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam

Other drugs received by patient: Vitamin D



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Denmark on 2012-07-03

Patient: female

Reactions: Product Substitution Issue, Impaired Work Ability, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 14 year old male

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

Patient: 14 year old male, weighing 54.4 kg (119.7 pounds)

Reactions: Skin Discolouration, Apnoea, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam



Possible Levetiracetam 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 Levetiracetam side effects in 52 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United Kingdom on 2012-06-19

Patient: 52 year old male

Reactions: Product Substitution Issue, Impaired Driving Ability, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam

Other drugs received by patient: Bendrofluazide; Candesartan; Oxcarbazepine; Amlodipine



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 52 year old male

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

Patient: 52 year old male

Reactions: Product Substitution Issue, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam

Other drugs received by patient: Bendrofluazide; Amlodipine Besylate; Oxcarbazepine; Candesartan Cilexetil



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 16 month old female

Reported by a physician from United Kingdom on 2012-06-15

Patient: 16 month old female

Reactions: Coma Blister, Swelling Face, Bronchiolitis, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Clonazepam
    Indication: Convulsion

Levetiracetam
    Indication: Infantile Spasms

Onfi
    Indication: Infantile Spasms

Sabril
    Indication: Convulsion



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 61 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-06-14

Patient: 61 year old female, weighing 70.3 kg (154.7 pounds)

Reactions: Product Substitution Issue, Intentional Self-Injury, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam

Other drugs received by patient: Lipitor



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 52 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United Kingdom on 2012-06-13

Patient: 52 year old male

Reactions: Product Substitution Issue, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam

Other drugs received by patient: Oxcarbazepine; Candesartan Cilexetil; Amlodipine; Bendroflumethiazide (Bendroflumethiazide)



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 52 year old male

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

Patient: 52 year old male

Reactions: Product Substitution Issue, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam

Other drugs received by patient: Candesartan Cilexetil; Oxcarbazepine; Bendrofluazide (Bendroflumethiazide); Amlodipine



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-06-01

Patient: female, weighing 128.4 kg (282.4 pounds)

Reactions: Product Substitution Issue, Condition Aggravated, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam

Other drugs received by patient: Klonopin; Zonegran; Lexapro



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 37 year old female

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from United States on 2012-06-01

Patient: 37 year old female, weighing 63.5 kg (139.7 pounds)

Reactions: Adverse Drug Reaction, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Carbamazepine
    Dosage: 200mg 4xd po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Epilepsy
    Start date: 2007-07-01
    End date: 2009-05-01

Levetiracetam
    Dosage: 500mg one bid po
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 40 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Germany on 2012-05-29

Patient: 40 year old female, weighing 98.0 kg (215.6 pounds)

Reactions: Pneumonia, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam

Other drugs received by patient: Keppra; Tegretol; Levothyroxine Sodium; Keppra



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