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Why cant we crush or chew Levetiracetam (keppra)?

Posted 9 Jul 2011 by taylor-made-1 1 answer

our 5 year old, just cant swallow the tablets and the liquid isnt funded and would cost us in excess of $1000 per month. The pharmacist told me to crush it with something nice (we use peanut butter) and she can have it that way..But I noticed it says on the advise slip DO NOT CRUSH OR CHEW? She ...

Can Keppra (Levetiracetam) give you a false positive?

Posted 19 Sep 2013 by grandma11 2 answers

Can Keppra show up on premployment screening?

If a dr doesn't answer phone calls about serious side effects, should I stop taking the medication?

Posted 29 Jul 2015 by Rachel8293 5 answers

I started taking Keppra (levetiracetam) four days ago. In that time, I've had 6 side effects marked 'call your doctor immediately' (chest pain, lightheadedness, trouble breathing, nosebleeds, anger, and dizziness). I've called them and left four messages, but they haven't ...

Can somebody tell me why they would put a 16 yr old on 100 mg of amitriptyline?

Posted 15 Mar 2015 by rkwolf25 4 answers

She also takes Topiramate and levetiracetam. These meds are ostensibly for sleep and migraines, but it seems as though the dosage for the amitriptyline is kind of high. She is also hallucinating. I'm worried.

How do you stop the dizziness caused by Levetiracetam (Keppra)?

Posted 16 Mar 2012 by Wyndie 1 answer

I am 59 and after 4 years on this medication I have begun to experience dizzy spells, I have had a break though seizure although not full blown and panic attacks are beginning. I care for my ill mother so I cannot be dizzy, has anyone found a way of getting around this? I have changed around ...

Does Levetiracetam ( Keppra) have any anti-inflammatory properties?

Posted 24 Mar 2012 by Marcia Dunn 3 answers

Our son takes it since he had a brain tumor removed. We are curious if this works on neutralizing inflammation.

Can I take Alprazolam with levetiracetam ?

Posted 12 Nov 2013 by Babygirl426 1 answer

Levetiracetam - what dose of Keppra IR would equal Keppra XR 1000mg in an emergency?

Posted 18 Jan 2010 by hospitalist 1 answer

Our pharmacy does not carry XR and will not be able to get for 24 to 48 hours. I have a patient who has been on Keppra xr 1000mg for some time at hs..I have the IR available, what dose do I give while awaiting the shipment?

My 21 month old daughters neurologist just prescribed her levetiracetam for her febrile seizures?

Posted 23 Jul 2010 by mollymoo 2 answers

I am concerned about side affects and any other information or opinions regarding this drug in young children.

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