Keppra vs Lyrica

Keppra
(Rx)
Lyrica
(Rx)
Keppra is an epilepsy medication.
Lyrica is a nervous system medication and an epilepsy medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Seizures
2.6
Concern level
2.2
Helpfulness
for Seizures
4.9
Concern level
1.8
Approval Date
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November 30, 1999
December 30, 2004
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
62,119 Discussions
178,469 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Keppra is prescribed for Seizures and Epilepsy and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Fibromyalgia
#2 for Nerve Pain
#3 for Depression
#4 for Anxiety
#5 for Neuropathy
#7 for Numbness
#8 for Seizures
#9 for Chronic Pain
#10 for Migraines
#11 for Spasms
#12 for Tingling
#13 for Leg Pain
#14 for RLS
#15 for Sciatica
#16 for Shingles
Lyrica is prescribed for Fibromyalgia, Nerve Pain, Neuropathy and Numbness and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. Our data suggest that some patients take it for Depression, Withdrawal Symptoms and Anxiety, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Kep
Depression
10
Anxiety
5
Mood Swings
5
Weight Gain
4
Dizziness
4
Irritability
3
Insomnia
3
Allergy
3
Rash
2
Drowsiness
2
Lyr
Dizziness
4
Nausea
2
Weight Loss
2
Drowsiness
2
Blurred Vision
1
Euphoria
1
Rash
1
Dry Mouth
1
Bloating
1
Suicidal behavior
1
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Keppra
Kep
Lyrica
Lyr
Depression
Kep
Lyr
10
0
Anxiety
Kep
Lyr
5
0
Mood Swings
Kep
Lyr
5
0
Weight Gain
Kep
Lyr
4
0
Dizziness
Kep
Lyr
4
4
Irritability
Kep
Lyr
3
0
Insomnia
Kep
Lyr
3
0
Allergy
Kep
Lyr
3
0
Rash
Kep
Lyr
2
1
Drowsiness
Kep
Lyr
2
2
Dizziness
Lyr
Kep
4
4
Nausea
Lyr
Kep
2
0
Weight Loss
Lyr
Kep
2
0
Drowsiness
Lyr
Kep
2
2
Blurred Vision
Lyr
Kep
1
0
Euphoria
Lyr
Kep
1
0
Rash
Lyr
Kep
1
2
Dry Mouth
Lyr
Kep
1
0
Bloating
Lyr
Kep
1
0
Suicidal behavior
Lyr
Kep
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Keppra during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Keppra and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Lyrica and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 250 mg, 500 mg, 750 mg, 1000 mg
Solution: 500 mg/5 mL, 100 mg/mL
Capsule: 25 mg, 50 mg, 75 mg, 100 mg, 150 mg, 200 mg, 225 mg, 300 mg
Solution: 20 mg/mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Levetiracetam
Pregabalin
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Keppra and Lyrica: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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