Answers By CategoryHeadache — Taking Keppra Levetiracetam

***SEIZURE DOCTOR*** I had an EEG done. I was on Lamictal, Keppra, (levetiracetam) and Dilantin IV Drip. Will those meds cause the EEG to give an inaccurate result?

2 month baby had convulsions on the 3rd and 20th day.EEG was clean.Takes 2*0.5ml keppra (levetiracetam) and1/2 phenobarbital.No repetition since.Any long term damage?

20 yrs of Depakote for simple partial seizures caused osteoporosis. Switched to: lamictal - caused severe anxiety; vimpat (lacosamide) -depression. Alternatives?

22 yrs ago found that SSRIs lowered my simple-partial seizure threshold. Since, 20 yrs seizure-free on Depakote plus 2 yrs. with no AEDs. SSRI ok now?

3 yrs seizure free after brain surgery, want to stop keppra (levetiracetam) 1000mg bid What are risks of seizure recurrence now vs later?If same risk want to end med

A child had 3 febrile seizure started phenobarbital when he's 1yr, after a year of medication no seizure episode and EEG normal.When 2 stop taking PB?

A few drs want me to stop Dilantin I have been seizure free after having 2 when I was 16 im 30 now they wont give eeg.How do I wean off levels 3.2?

About seizure after gave birth, need any medication?

After 7 years of seizure medication, i'm told it's not seizures at all so i was taking it for nothing. What are the adverse effects from this?

After being seizure free for 15yrs on Dilantin level 2.3 my dr said i can wean off will my body know the difference from 400mg to 300mg when cutting ?

Am I getting tolerance to phenobarbital after 10 + years for seizures?

Any suggestions on which medication is stronger, keppra (levetiracetam) from 1 g or lamictal 100 mg?

Anyone get pregnant on lamotrigine or levetiracetam (keppra) anticonvulsants?

Anyone have problems on levetiracetam (keppra) anticonvulsants?

Are migraines a keppra (levetiracetam) withdrawal symptom?

Are there any serious reactions to keppra (levetiracetam)?

Are there certain medications that induce seizures?

Are there legal ramifications to not taking anti-epileptics when you have been diagnosed with epilepsy?

Are there risks in switching from tegrotol that has been taken for years for seizures, to depakote?

At 15 had a seizure while taking barbituates for sleepng and been on a low level 2.3 of Dilantin every since and have remained seizure free 30 yo now?

Been seizure free for 14 years on Dilantin levels only 3.1 dr said he is switching me to topomax for migraines too is this safe will it give me seizur?

Began generic Keppra (levetiracetam) XR on Aug 8 for myoclonic seizures & having high increase in psych Sx. Could med be cause? If so, ALT options for Tx of seizures?

Best medicine for epileptic seizures? Daughter was on oxcarbazepine 300mg .1.5 2x daily and she had two seizures in one day after being on it for almost 1 month.

Can the drug conserta (adhd med ) cause seizures ? 8yr old has had 4 since being on it

Can a 3 month old baby that had convulsions and is on keppra (levetiracetam) and phenobarbital travel by plane?

Can a person with seizures take tramadal ?

Can alcohol lower the seizure threshhold? I read somewhere that alcohol is an anticonvulsant, but somewhere else said it can induce seizure when drunk

Can an anti-epileptic drug such as keppra (levetiracetam) prevent seizures that happen from taking tramadol?

Can dextroamphetamine be used in conjunction with strattera? They both lower seizure threshold, what is the chance of seizure?

Can Dilantin be take with riluzole?

Can Dilantin be taken by snorting it?

Can fruit interacte with epilepsy medications?

Can heineken wreck your seizure tablets?

Can I drink alcohol while taking keppra (levetiracetam)? I don't have epilepsy. Taking this medicine because I had eclampsia after I gave birth which caused 2 seizure

Can i get seizures from quick stopping taking fluoxetine from 40 mg to 0 mg? I don't have underlying epilepsy.

Can I grow out of epilepsy if I am seizure free for 14 years been on Dilantin levels only 3.1 for 14 years have anxiety over this?

Can I have a n/a beer with 3300 daily gabapintin and 400 daily of Dilantin ?

Can i take ativan while still taking keppra (levetiracetam) and topamax for my seizures?

Can i take ultracet for pain while on keppra (levetiracetam) for seizures?

Can I try skydiving if I am taking 400mg of Dilantin daily for a seizure disorder?

Can keppra (levetiracetam) cause dyslexia symptoms? My son started having symptoms shortly after taking the medication

Can Levetiracetam cause nightmares when switching to Aptiom?

Can my epilepsy or medicine intere with my abiliity to conceive?

Can parasomnia show up on an EEG if a teen was taking a barbituate prescribed sleeping medication or could the pill spike the EEG test?

Can people on keppra (levetiracetam) and lamictal get pregnant?

Can pristiq (desvenlafaxine) cause temporal lobe seizures?

Can taking 50mg of Topamax (topiramate) twice a day lower a persons blood pressure? I take it along with 200mg of carbamazepine 3 times a day. I am epileptic.

Can taking Dilantin for epilepsy make me infertile?

Can taking too much ritalin (methylphenidate) cause a grand mal seizure? Tonic symptoms?

Can the antihistamine hydroxyzine pam lower the seizure threshold for someone being treated for epilepsy?

Can Topamax (topiramate) cause bed-wetting? 2nd time taking it and it caused it again. My Neurologist said no. But it only happens on drug as I titrate. not off.

Can using mushrooms cause you to have a seizure?

Can Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) 80mg/day cause epilepsy? I have been on the same dose for 3 yrs but seizures started only 3 months ago.

Can when I was 16 I was prescribed a barbiturate for sleeping from my dr while I was taking it I had 2 seizures is this possible ?

Can you also take ovex if you are on lamotrigine for epilepsy?

Can you eat grapefruit while taking Keppra (levetiracetam) xr?

Can you give a nine year old who is taking tegretol for epileptic seizures melatonin to sleep?

Can you please tell me if i will ever get off keppra (levetiracetam)?

Can you provide me some information on benign Rolandic epilepsy and the side effects for a child taking carbamazepine?

Can you reduce Dilantin from 400 to 300 for 1 month and then 200 then eventually get off? If you don't have any seizures are you good?

Can you take a baclofen with Dilantin and gabpintin ?

Can you tell me about it's like to use lamictal for epilepsy?

Can you tell me about tegrol retard for epilepsy?

Can you tell me is levetiracetam better than phenobarbital?

Could being on Depakote or keppra (levetiracetam) harm my baby at 8 weeks?

Could bromazepam "lexotanil" prevent general seizures ?

Could taking gabapentin in a sporadic manner cause a seizure?

Dear doc, i have been diagnosed seizure disorder 2007. I have been prescribed 25mg lamictal once a day for 2 weeks. What will be my next dosage?

Depakine chrono or keppra for juvenile myoclonic epilepsy. Which one is more useful and better?

Diastat (diazepam) for seizures, how do you give it to yourself?

Do any neurologists recommend stopping anti-seizure meds if adult patient is seizure free for 5 years? (or a different period of time)?

Do doctors still prescribe phenobarbital for pregnant epileptics?

Do you think its a good idea to take 1/4 tsp bakingsoda in water for grand mal epilepsy while taking carbamazepin.?

Doctor replaced carbamazepine completely with Levetiracetam in single day after taking for 15 years? carbamazepine levels were toxic around 16 in test

Doctors, what are you supposed to do for someone having a seizure?

Does alcohol intoxication raise the seizure threshold since its a sedative or no? Also can it prevent convulsions like other sedatives?

Does alcohol lower the seizure threshold?

Does carbamazepine intreract with milk?

Does Depakote cause brain atrophy? If it does, is it reversible if Depakote is discontinued?

Does every patient on carbamazepine for epilepsy require routine monitoring of their carbamazepine level?

Does keppra (levetiracetam) affect hgt levels?

Does keppra (levetiracetam) need to be weaned when taken off?

Does keppra (levetiracetam) work for bipolar? I take it for seizures but it also helps my moods.

Does lamictal prevent seizures?

Does lamictal work for diabetic seizures?

Does levetiracetam work like keppra?

Does propofol lower the seizure threshold?

Does seziure disorder repeats even after taking medicines for a year?

Does vimpat (lacosamide) and lamictal used for complex partial seizures can cause blackouts after 5 months of use?

Dr wants me to quit Dilantin and take kepra instead for a month and then no more meds seiz free for 14 years after having one. Is this a good idea?

Epilepsey what are the good medicines for treating epilepsey / seizures in today's technology

Epilepsy from head trauma 13 yr ago, on Depakote 500mg once a day am seizure free.But have a lots of anxiety. Can i take gabapentin for it with depakot?

Epilepsy monitoring unit, how to use this?

Epilepsy. On meds for years. Lobectomy in 2007, seizures gone, *nothing* on long-term EEG. Can I stop meds? On 400 Carbatrol bid, 10 inderal (propranolol) bid.

Epileptic female on tegretol and arrange for pregnancy so we still on tegretol or change to other antiepileptic?

Excessive sweating while asleep, 18mons old taking phenobarbital because of 2x febrile seizure. meds cause sweating?

Fell hit my back head & eye in accident, 4-5 months later i had 3 grand mal seizures within10 day span, now on keppra (levetiracetam) 500mg x2 day. Can i stop keppra (levetiracetam)?

For past 16 years my Dilantin levels have been 2.3 but have been seziure free as far as i know unless in sleep I have them should I switch meds?

Had 2 gran mals when i was 16 while taking a sleeping pill called phenabarbital after stopping this pill i never had any again am i epileptic or not?

Had 2 gran mals when i was 16 while taking a sleeping pill called phenabarbital i stoped this pill i never had any again am i epileptic or not?