A member asked:

My son is 13 & weaning off keppra, (levetiracetam) no new meds. we are on second step down 1ml3xday. what withdrawal symptoms could he be having? he is not happy.

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Dr. Ellen Altenburg answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Several symptoms: Return of seizures, anxiety, depression, nervousness, irritability, sleepiness & dizziness. I would speak to his neurologist about his symptoms if you have concerns.

Answered 12/28/2018



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