What is Keppra?

Levetiracetam (INN) is an anticonvulsant medication used to treat epilepsy. It is the S-enantiomer of levetiracetam, structurally similar to the prototypical nootropic drug piracetam.

Levetiracetam is marketed under the trade name Keppra. Keppra is manufactured by UCB Pharmaceuticals Inc. Since November 2008, the drug is available as a generic brand in the United States and the United Kingdom.

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My daughter is 4.9 years old and last Friday her Neurology doctor has decided (after she got two "attacks" following high fever to start using...

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thanks for your question. well lamictal is a medication for seizures just as keppra. it would be very important to know since when she started...

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Hello My daughter got a seizure after delivery (placenta abruption). She was on phenobarb 4 months and now when she is 6 months she got seizure...

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She has breath holding spasms and not a true seizures- if recurs again and again you can give oral iron drops if continues. Bath induced seizures...

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Hi Doctor, my brother had been prescribed Keppra 250mg for his seizure many years now. he still has sign of seizure once in awhile. Dr in singapore...

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The new medications are not the same as Keppra. If seizures are only once in a while then I would advice that the dose of Keppra should...

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