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A 30-year-old female asked:

Blood work on 3.5 month baby with convulsions,on keppra (levetiracetam) 2*1ml and phenobarbital 2*7.5mg,glucose level 89,potasium 5.63 and alt 59.anyseriouse problem?

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Dr. Troy Reyna
Pediatric Surgery 46 years experience
Not really: potassium is slightly elevated, but if sampla was drawn as heel stick the a little hemolysis is expected and this would elevate the result. alt is also slightly high, but these medications are known to do that.
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