Chemical Name : Levetiracetam
Keppra Information : Antiepileptic Medication Keppra (levetiracetam) is a medicine to treat partial seizures in adults. Keppra Antiepileptic Medication Keppra (levetiracetam) is taken with other seizure medicines to help control seizures.
Keppra Side Effects : Keppra side effects that may occur while taking KEPPRA (levetiracetam) medicine include weakness, drowsiness, dizziness, loss of coordination, or difficulty walking. If Keppra side effects continue or are bothersome, check with your doctor. CONTACT YOUR DOCTOR IMMEDIATELY if you experience Keppra side effects like changes in vision, hallucinations, depression, lack of concern, anxiety, hostility, or other changes in behavior. Keppra side effects are unlikely but seek immediate medical attention if Keppra side effects occur. Symptoms of Keppra side effects include rash, itching, swelling, severe dizziness, or trouble breathing. If you notice other Keppra side effects not listed above, contact your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION:
Keppra Antiepileptic Medication(levetiracetam) is indicated as adjunctive treatment of partial onset seizures in adults with epilepsy.
In clinical trials, daily doses of 1000 mg, 2000 mg, and 3000 mg, given as twice a day dosing, were shown to be effective. Although in some studies there was a tendency toward greater response with higher dose (see Clinical Studies) a consistent increase in response with increased dose has not been shown.
Treatment should be initiated with a daily dose of 1000 mg/day, given as twice daily dosing (500 mg BID). Additional dosing increments may be given (1000 mg/day additional every 2 weeks) to a maximum recommended daily dose of 3000 mg. Long term experience at doses greater than 3000 mg/day is relatively minimal, and there is no evidence that doses greater than 3000 mg/day confer additional benefit.
Keppra Antiepileptic Medication is given orally with or without food.
The generic alternative is not manufatured by the company that makes the brand product.
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