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A 23-year-old female asked:

If i have a baby will lamictal and keppra (levetiracetam) affect my babies health? and is it genetic?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 60 years experience
Lamictal and keppra (levetiracetam): Both of these drugs are rated category c by the fda., meaning the drugs may be taken during pregnancy with caution.
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Last updated Jan 9, 2014


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