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A 31-year-old female asked:

How safe is the epilepsy drug keppra (levetiracetam) to take during pregnancy? i'm 10 weeks preg. have stopped taking it, but i'd like to resume keppra (levetiracetam) soon if safe

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Dr. Yonatan Mahller
Obstetrics & Gynecology 14 years experience
Safe: If you need a seizure medication to control epilepsy during pregnancy keppa is safe. If you don't require a medication then don't take one.
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