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A 73-year-old male asked:

What is the protocol for weaning off keppra (levetiracetam) 500mg bid for someone who never had a seizure, and was put on it following a head injury after a fall. ?

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Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Situational: It depends on why exactly you were put on the medicine and how you have been tolerating therapy. Each patient is different - some people may tolerate stopping Keppra (levetiracetam) cold turkey, others may need a dose of 250mg bid before complete cessation.
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