A 37-year-old male asked:
is taking 6000 mg daily keppra (levetiracetam) a lot ?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Ilene Ruhoy answered
21 years experience Neurology
Yes.: That is a very high dose of Keppra (levetiracetam). Fortunately, Keppra (levetiracetam) is a fairly safe and well tolerated medication but could produce behavioral and mood side effects. I would speak to your prescribing physician about a lower dose or an alternative medication. Increasing doses of Keppra (levetiracetam) usually does not provide further benefit.
Answered on May 25, 2016
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