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levetiracetam

Side Effects

List levetiracetam side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with levetiracetam:

Common side effects of levetiracetam:

  • InfectionSevere
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • DrowsinessLess Severe
  • Easily Angered or AnnoyedLess Severe
  • Feeling WeakLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Increased Eosinophils in the BloodLess Severe
  • Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
  • Low EnergyLess Severe
  • Stuffy NoseLess Severe
  • Throat IrritationLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of levetiracetam:

  • Feeling Anger Toward SomethingSevere
  • Aggressive BehaviorLess Severe
  • AnemiaLess Severe
  • AnxiousLess Severe
  • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
  • CoughLess Severe
  • DepressionLess Severe
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • Double VisionLess Severe
  • Feeling RestlessLess Severe
  • Hemorrhage of Blood Under the SkinLess Severe
  • High Blood PressureLess Severe
  • Hyperactive BehaviorLess Severe
  • Increased Lymphocyte Cells in the BloodLess Severe
  • Indifferent BehaviorLess Severe
  • Inflammation of the NoseLess Severe
  • Loss of MemoryLess Severe
  • Loss of One's Own Sense of Reality or IdentityLess Severe
  • Mood ChangesLess Severe
  • Neck PainLess Severe
  • NervousLess Severe
  • Numbness and TinglingLess Severe
  • PainLess Severe
  • Sensation of Spinning or WhirlingLess Severe
  • Sinus Irritation and CongestionLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe

Rare side effects of levetiracetam:

  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
  • Acquired Decrease of All Cells in the BloodSevere
  • Acute Inflammation of the PancreasSevere
  • Acute Liver FailureSevere
  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • Decreased Neutrophils a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
  • Erythema MultiformeSevere
  • HallucinationSevere
  • Having Thoughts of SuicideSevere
  • HepatitisSevere
  • Irregular Involuntary Spasms of Limbs or Facial MusclesSevere
  • Low Amount of Sodium in the BloodSevere
  • Panic DisorderSevere
  • Psychosis caused by a DrugSevere
  • Stevens-Johnson SyndromeSevere
  • Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisSevere
  • Blurred VisionLess Severe
  • Disorder involving Personality ChangesLess Severe
  • Disturbance of AttentionLess Severe
  • EczemaLess Severe
  • Flu-Like SymptomsLess Severe
  • Hair LossLess Severe
  • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
  • Inflammation of the Lining of the Stomach and IntestinesLess Severe
  • ItchingLess Severe
  • Muscle PainLess Severe
  • Muscle WeaknessLess Severe
  • Problem BehaviorLess Severe
  • UncoordinatedLess Severe
  • Voluntary Movement DifficultyLess Severe
  • Weight LossLess Severe

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CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.

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