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Do Keppra, Zyvox and Levetiracetam interact with each other?

yes as a matter of fact you can. I m tying to find out the interactions of Kepra, Zyvox and Levatractam. I am a caregiver for a 90 yr old woman who has been diagnosed with MRSA. She seems to be allergic to many antibiotics, I need to know what to look for. thank you for your time. It s ok, I am unable to do this at this time, thank you n e ways
Fri, 8 Jul 2016
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HI, thanks for using healthcare magic

Keppra is the trade name for levetiracetam, they are the same drug.

There is no known interaction between the keppra/levetiracetam and the zyvox so these too medications can be safely used together

Allergic reactions can manifest in different ways, the most common are itchy rash, hives, swelling.
In severe allergic reactions swelling of the tongue can occur affecting breathing

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