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

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Somnolence (39)

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to 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 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

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

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

Vimpat
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Convulsion
    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



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 72 year old male

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

Patient: 72 year old male

Reactions: Decreased Eye Contact, Paranoia, General Physical Health Deterioration, Hemiparesis, Somnolence, Incontinence, Depression, Mini Mental Status Examination Abnormal, Mobility Decreased

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam

Other drugs received by patient: Citalopram Hydrobromide; Digoxin; Simvastatin; Amitriptyline HCL; Indapamide; Codeine



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in

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

Patient:

Reactions: Overdose, Somnolence

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam



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

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

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 Levetiracetam side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United Kingdom on 2012-05-24

Patient: female

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

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

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

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

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

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

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

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



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 30 year old male

Reported by a physician from Switzerland on 2012-05-23

Patient: 30 year old male

Reactions: Vomiting, Headache, Somnolence, Multiple Drug Overdose Intentional, Suicide Attempt, Extrapyramidal Disorder, Sluggishness, Hallucination

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Escitalopram
    Dosage: 20 df;once;po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2012-01-22
    End date: 2012-01-22

Remeron
    Dosage: 20 df;once;po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2012-01-22
    End date: 2012-01-22

Levetiracetam
    Dosage: 10 df;once;po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2012-01-22
    End date: 2012-01-22

Methylphenidate HCL
    Dosage: 8 df;once;po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2012-01-22
    End date: 2012-01-22



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 70 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-05-10

Patient: 70 year old female, weighing 57.2 kg (125.7 pounds)

Reactions: Product Quality Issue, Agitation, Ataxia, Somnolence, Off Label Use, Anxiety, Irritability, Fatigue, Syncope, Sleep Disorder, Visual Impairment, Dizziness, Disturbance in Attention, Feeling Abnormal, Asthenia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam
    Dosage: 250 mg, 4 in 1 d, oral ; 125 mg, 4 in 1 d, oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Migraine
    Start date: 2012-04-11

Levetiracetam
    Dosage: 250 mg, 4 in 1 d, oral ; 125 mg, 4 in 1 d, oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Migraine
    Start date: 2012-04-01

Lyrica
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2012-04-18
    End date: 2012-04-19

Tramadol HCL
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2012-04-18
    End date: 2012-04-19



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 67 year old male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-05-08

Patient: 67 year old male, weighing 152.7 kg (335.9 pounds)

Reactions: Confusional State, Sedation, Somnolence, Renal Failure Acute

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 12 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-05-07

Patient: 12 year old female, weighing 59.0 kg (129.7 pounds)

Reactions: Mental Impairment, Unresponsive To Stimuli, Catatonia, Depression, Somnolence

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 72 year old female

Reported by a physician from United Kingdom on 2012-04-27

Patient: 72 year old female

Reactions: Decreased Eye Contact, Persecutory Delusion, Paranoia, Drug Interaction, Somnolence, Delirium, Incontinence, Psychotic Disorder, Depression, Hallucination, Mobility Decreased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam

Other drugs received by patient: Amitriptyline HCL; Citalopram Hydrobromide; Codeine; Digoxin; Simvastatin; Indapamide



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 72 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United Kingdom on 2012-04-09

Patient: 72 year old male

Reactions: Psychotic Disorder, Incontinence, Depression, Somnolence, Delirium, Asthenia, Mobility Decreased

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam
    Dosage: 250 mg, 2 in 1 d
    Indication: Epilepsy

Levetiracetam
    Dosage: 250 mg, 2 in 1 d
    Indication: Cerebrovascular Accident



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 72 year old male

Reported by a physician from United Kingdom on 2012-03-26

Patient: 72 year old male

Reactions: Incontinence, Psychotic Disorder, Depression, Delirium, Asthenia, Somnolence, Mobility Decreased

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam

Other drugs received by patient: Digoxin; Amitriptyline HCL; Simvastatin; Indapamide; Citalopram Hydrobromide; Codeine Sulfate



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 72 year old male

Reported by a physician from United Kingdom on 2012-03-26

Patient: 72 year old male

Reactions: Incontinence, Psychotic Disorder, Depression, Somnolence, Delirium, Asthenia, Mobility Decreased

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam

Other drugs received by patient: Citalopram Hydrobromide; Simvastatin; Digoxin; Indapamide; Amitriptyline HCL; Codeine Sulfate



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 72 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United Kingdom on 2012-03-23

Patient: 72 year old male

Reactions: Decreased Eye Contact, Persecutory Delusion, Paranoia, Muscular Weakness, Somnolence, Delirium, Incontinence, Dysphonia, Depression, Hallucination, Mobility Decreased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam

Other drugs received by patient: Codeine; Digoxin; Citalopram Hydrobromide; Amitriptyline HCL; Citalopram Hydrobromide; Simvastatin; Indapamide



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 72 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United Kingdom on 2012-03-19

Patient: 72 year old male

Reactions: Persecutory Delusion, Paranoia, General Physical Health Deterioration, Hemiparesis, Somnolence, Delirium, Mental Impairment, Psychotic Disorder, Incontinence, Depression, Hallucination, Mobility Decreased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam
    Dosage: 250 mg, bid
    Indication: Convulsion

Levetiracetam
    Dosage: 250 mg, bid
    Indication: Convulsion

Other drugs received by patient: Citalopram Hydrobromide; Codeine; Amitriptyline HCL; Digoxin; Purepac; Indapamide; Simvastatin; Warfarin Sodium



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 72 year old male

Reported by a physician from United Kingdom on 2012-02-29

Patient: 72 year old male

Reactions: Mental Impairment, Psychotic Disorder, Incontinence, Depression, Hemiparesis, Somnolence, Delirium, Mobility Decreased

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam

Other drugs received by patient: Amitriptyline HCL; Citalopram Hydrobromide; Simvastatin; Digoxin; Warfarin Sodium; Indapamide; Codeine 30 MG



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 16 year old male

Reported by a physician from Philippines on 2012-02-24

Patient: 16 year old male

Reactions: Bradycardia, Somnolence

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam

Levetiracetam
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Developmental Delay

Levetiracetam
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Epilepsy

Levetiracetam



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 72 year old male

Reported by a physician from United Kingdom on 2012-02-17

Patient: 72 year old male

Reactions: Persecutory Delusion, Paranoia, Delirium, Somnolence, Convulsion, Incontinence, Dysphonia, Depression, Hallucination, Asthenia, Mobility Decreased

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam

Other drugs received by patient: Citalopram Hydrobromide; Indapamide; Digoxin; Simvastatin; Codeine Sulfate; Amitriptyline HCL; Lamotrigine



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 64 year old male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-01-30

Patient: 64 year old male, weighing 82.8 kg (182.2 pounds)

Reactions: Confusional State, Agitation, Blood Pressure Increased, Unresponsive To Stimuli, Somnolence, Postictal State, Treatment Noncompliance, Convulsion, Cardio-Respiratory Arrest, Dialysis, Heart Rate Increased, Oxygen Saturation Decreased

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Oxcarbazepine
    Dosage: 600 mg bid po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 2011-11-08

Levetiracetam
    Dosage: 750 mg bid po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 2011-03-02



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 46 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-01-30

Patient: 46 year old female

Reactions: Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome, Dizziness, Somnolence

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam

Other drugs received by patient: Ibuprofen Tablets



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 16 year old female

Reported by a physician from Germany on 2012-01-18

Patient: 16 year old female

Reactions: Vomiting, Hypotension, Suicide Attempt, Sopor, Somnolence

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Valproate Sodium

Levetiracetam

Carbamazepine



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 41 year old male

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-01-18

Patient: 41 year old male

Reactions: Multiple Drug Overdose Intentional, Suicide Attempt, Body Temperature Decreased, Somnolence

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Doxepin
    Dosage: 675 mg, 9 tablets

Lisinopril
    Dosage: 200 mg,10 tablets

Valdoxan
    Dosage: 250 mg, 10 tablets

Levetiracetam
    Dosage: 19 g,19 tablets

Ibuprofen
    Dosage: 16 g, 20 tablets

Lisinopril
    Dosage: unk ukn, unk

Valdoxan
    Dosage: unk ukn, unk
    Indication: Depression
    Start date: 2009-01-01

Doxycycline
    Dosage: 600 mg, 6 tablets

Mirtazapine
    Dosage: 150 mg, 10 tablets

Ibuprofen
    Dosage: unk ukn, unk



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 25 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2011-12-15

Patient: 25 year old female

Reactions: Vomiting, Nausea, Tachycardia, Multiple Drug Overdose, Toxicity To Various Agents, Somnolence

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

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

Levetiracetam
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Acetaminophen Wdiphenhydramine Hydrochloride

Olanzapine

Lorazepam

Trazodone HCL



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 25 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2011-12-14

Patient: 25 year old female

Reactions: Vomiting, Overdose, Nausea, Hepatotoxicity, Tachycardia, Toxicity To Various Agents, Somnolence

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

Trazodone Hydrochloride
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Lorazepam
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Tramadol HCL
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Acetaminophen W / Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride
    Dosage: ingested 50 tablets
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2008-01-01

Levetiracetam
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 50 year old female

Reported by a physician from Italy on 2011-12-12

Patient: 50 year old female

Reactions: Neoplasm Progression, Somnolence

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Topiramate
    Dosage: 150 mg
    Indication: Epilepsy

Levetiracetam
    Dosage: 2000 mg
    Indication: Epilepsy



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from United States on 2011-12-08

Patient:

Reactions: Hepatotoxicity, Tachycardia, Multiple Drug Overdose Intentional, Somnolence

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Olanzapine
    Dosage: unk, unknown
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Lorazepam
    Dosage: unk, unknown
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Tramadol HCL
    Dosage: unk, unknown
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Acetaminophen W / Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 50 df, unknown
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Levetiracetam
    Dosage: unk, unknown
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Trazodone HCL
    Dosage: unk, unknown
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Ethanol
    Dosage: unk, unknown
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Acetaminophen W / Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 200 df, unknown
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2011-12-02

Patient: male, weighing 54.8 kg (120.6 pounds)

Reactions: Product Substitution Issue, Rash Maculo-Papular, Somnolence

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 25 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2011-12-01

Patient: 25 year old female

Reactions: Vomiting, Hepatotoxicity, Nausea, Tachycardia, Toxicity To Various Agents, Somnolence

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tramadol HCL
    Dosage: unk,unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Levetiracetam
    Dosage: unk,unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Paracetamol / Diphenhydramine
    Dosage: unk,unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2008-01-01

Trazodone HCL
    Dosage: unk,unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Olanzapine
    Dosage: unk, unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Lorazepam
    Dosage: unk,unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 26 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-11-29

Patient: 26 year old female, weighing 61.0 kg (134.2 pounds)

Reactions: Weight Decreased, Clumsiness, Aura, Emotional Disorder, Somnolence, Decreased Appetite

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levetiracetam

Other drugs received by patient: Oxcarbazepine



Possible Levetiracetam side effects in 42 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-11-29

Patient: 42 year old male

Reactions: Drug Effect Decreased, Pain, Drug Ineffective FOR Unapproved Indication, Application Site Rash, Somnolence

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Fentanyl-100
    Dosage: q3d
    Indication: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
    Start date: 2011-07-01

Fentanyl-100
    Dosage: q3d
    Start date: 2011-07-01

Levetiracetam
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
    Start date: 2011-08-25

Other drugs received by patient: Dilaudid; Fish OIL; Trazodone HCL; Lyrica; Vitamin D; M.v.i.; Venlafaxine



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