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Taking epiliv and gardenal for epilepsy. Pain in legs, knees. Side effects of the medication?

Hi Sir, I am Rasesh Rehi from Rajkot (Gujarat). I want to ask about epilive 500 mg tablet. My wife having epilepsy problem from last 20 years. She take epilive 500 mg tablet three times in a day. and also gardenal 30 1/2 morning and night. Last few days she have so much pain in there legs, knees. All reports, x-ray are normal. Local doctor says may be the side effects of the epilive...... Please help me...
Asked On : Fri, 25 Jan 2013
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Neurologist 's  Response
Nov 2013

Thank you for posting your query.

Epilive (levetiracetam) is among the safest drugs available for treating epilepsy.

I do not think that epilive is the reason behind your wife's leg pains.

Please show her to a rheumatologist for evaluation and treatment of her pains.

Best wishes,
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist
Answered: Tue, 29 Jan 2013
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