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A male asked:

I take keppra (levetiracetam) for my seizures. i was ordered to take a drug test a breathalyzer test today. i failed can keppra (levetiracetam) cause it? i had no alcohol to drink

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Dr. Ilene Ruhoy
Neurology 22 years experience
Generally no: Keppra, also known as levetiracetam, should not cause a positive alcohol breath test. You should look for other causes.
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