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Wilmette, IL
A 53-year-old female asked:

Is generic keppra (levetiracetam) the same as the regular, my husband is on brand and it is very expensive doctor prefers him to not take generic ?

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Dr. Eric Weisman
Neurology 37 years experience
Generic Keppra (levetiracetam): dose should be split (twice a day dosing) to improve 24 hour coverage even if its the once a day generic keppra (levetiracetam). I usually also give 10 to 25 mg of Vit B6 daily to avoid / minimize side effects ("Keppratude") Be careful not to take too much B6 as it has a potential toxicity state. www.healthtap.com/drericweisman
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