I was prescribed this medication while I'm going thru a benzo taper. I've never had a seizure in my life. My doctor told me to take it if I felt irritated or have insomnia. Reading all the reviews about it scares me. I'm not sure why he prescribed me this drug being I've never had a seizure. I haven't taken it yet and don't think I will be. What would be the benefits to me by taking this drug for simple benzo taper that is being done very slow. The reviews are terrifying and I'm scared it might start to give me seizures. Can someone please help with answering my question?
You have every right to be concerned. Trust your intuition. You have the choice not to take it. You are going slowly with the benzodiazepine taper. See how it goes and if it gets rough with the taper tell your doctor you are not comfortable with the Keppra and ask if there are other options.
Hope your taper goes slow and well for you.
- Keppra Information for Consumers
- Keppra Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Keppra (detailed)
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