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is anyone taking keppra.?

  • By ButterFlyGirl86 · Posted January 18, 2010
  • Discussion in Seizures · 10 replies
  • i have been having seizures for over 9 years now but for 3 of them i have not had one that i know of. i could have them when i am asleep bc i can shake and wake myself up so and i never know when i have ...


  • By IRS4 · Posted September 17, 2010
  • Discussion in Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance · 31 replies
  • Hi - Our 8 month old daughter has TSC2 and PKD, and just began having complex partial seizures, probably from a tuber on her left parietal lobe. Just beginning to take Keppra. Anything we should be watching ...

just started Keppra anybody have any info on it?

  • By airalee · Posted October 30, 2012
  • Discussion in Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance · 14 replies
  • Hi. Its been awhile since i have posted. to update, Mattie is now having seizures. we just got out of vandy childrens hospital today. they have started her on a med called Keppra and I do not know anything ...

Anyone taking Levetiracetam (Keppra )? Need some info, please

  • By pazza4 · Posted May 23, 2011
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 7 replies
  • My dad had Cyberknife radiation done back on 01/23/11 & 01/24/11 he had 2 treatments for 5 spots on the brain. His neurosurgeon along with his radiation oncologist put him on Keppra/Levetiracetam, he ...

Keppra and behavior issues?

  • By hbaldewicz · Posted January 2, 2012
  • Discussion in Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance · 5 replies
  • My son was diagnoised with TS last year at the age of 15 months, after having a seizure that lasted 2 and a half hours. He is currently taking keppra, however I have some concerns with his behavior. Before ...

Another seizure - gamma knife a definite - steroids - keppra

  • By Llyrell · Posted June 15, 2010
  • Journal entry · 9 replies
  • Yes, I know, a lot in the title, but I've found when searching for info that if it's not in that title, I don't find the messages. Well, last Thursday evening around 6:30, right after dinner, my husband ...


  • By wildflower81 · Posted March 5, 2012
  • Discussion in Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance · 12 replies
  • Please tell me, all of you who have had experience with Keppra, what it's been like and how it's worked for your child. Thank you ...

Keppra question

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  • By suzukisue (Inactive) · Posted March 7, 2011
  • Discussion in Seizures · 10 replies
  • Has anyone who has taken Keppra run into the problem of not being able to stay awake? My doctor just switched me to Keppra and I've been on it for one week so far and I'm so tried all the time. It is ...

keppra and complex partial seizures

  • By smileymileysmom · Posted May 6, 2011
  • Discussion in Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance · 6 replies
  • Hi, My 9 month old is on Keppra for very mild Complex Partials Seizures. Has anyone else's baby taken Keppra and if so, any side effects? We just increased her dose another .2ml yesterday morning and ...


  • By crash39 · Posted April 6, 2013
  • Discussion in Seizures · 10 replies
  • Does anyone have any issues w Keppra ...

Keppra vs Dilatin for seizures

  • By vaas0201 · Posted February 4, 2013
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 3 replies
  • Hello dear friends- I am in confused and little terrified state. My wife is stage iv and had couple of brain tumors which got treated with WBR and cyber knife in sep'2011. She is on keppra from sep'2011 ...

generic for keppra

  • By Lor281 · Posted April 29, 2010
  • Discussion in Seizures · 7 replies
  • was told by my pharmasist last wk they now have a generic for keppra..i had been on it before w/ no problems but financial issues and supposat anger fits caused my dr to put me on tegretol. which is no ...

generic Keppra (levetiracetam)

  • By nerfmom1 · Posted April 6, 2009
  • Discussion in VHL Alliance · 4 replies
  • There is now a generic Keppra. Has anyone experienced increased seizures under the generic substitute ...

Im dong much better as of today on keppra

  • By vickiec51 · Posted September 30, 2009
  • Discussion in Seizures · 3 replies
  • Im still getting off desipramine an antidepressant i was put on after a hysterectomy because I was allergic to PREMARIN an estrogen. I didnt know I was allergic to premarin until a different dr did a ...

Keppra and Topamax

  • By Lynchin · Posted July 30, 2012
  • Discussion in Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance · 3 replies
  • My Son is now 2 years old. He was diagnosed with TS since 4 months old. He has leisons in his brains. The regular epileptic medications were not controlling his seizures. Now he is on both Keppra and ...

Keppra for pain

  • By icecube · Posted March 5, 2014
  • Discussion in American Liver Foundation · 11 replies
  • I was prescribed Keppra for pain today. It is not metabolized through the liver. This was a pain doctor who also told me that I should not be taking ONE 7.5-350 Hydroco daily because Tylenol is bad for ...

still seizing, upped the keppra-zimra update

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  • By prov31gal (Inactive) · Posted December 31, 2010
  • Discussion in Preemie · 7 replies
  • so yesterday, he was still having just as many seizures as before. he was not acting right either. so i called, and they said it may take a few days for the keppra to work. then a few hours later they ...

Abnormal EEG and Keppra

  • By Nubbsy · Posted November 15, 2011
  • Discussion in Encephalitis Global · 6 replies
  • So we had our Dr. Appt. with the Neurologist on Friday along with an EEG. DS has been on Keppra since the oneset of his HSE back in May 2009 so the Dr. was going to wean him off the Keppra. He is going ...

I Think Keppra Is Making Me Crazy.

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  • By JLogefeil (Inactive) · Posted April 30, 2012
  • Discussion in Seizures · 7 replies
  • So I have been taking Keppra and I have been so moody and just very like crazy like. I feel as though I m losing my mind. I don't really remember anything and I think my husband is getting mad at me ...


  • By evansmommy · Posted June 29, 2008
  • Discussion in Preemie · 5 replies
  • has anyone had any problems with the med keppra, its turning evan into a monster of a crier, with no sight in end. please help ...

Keppra vs Trileptal

  • By CQsMom · Posted March 28, 2012
  • Discussion in Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance · 2 replies
  • Hi all, My 6yr old is starting to have problems in school. She is starting to withdraw and not participate in class. She does her homework fine but seems to not want to do it in class for the teacher ...

Behavior problems on keppra

  • By Dberger509 · Posted July 12, 2013
  • Discussion in Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance · 3 replies
  • Anybody have any suggestions how to deal with aggressive behavior?related to keppra. Our daughter is 9 on keppr and siezure free for several years but now having trouble controlling her temper when she ...

Side Effects of Keppra?

  • By DINAW · Posted July 28, 2011
  • Discussion in Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance · 3 replies
  • I was just curious if anyone else has had problems with Keppra causing their children to vomit. My daughters dose was increased to 2ml/twice a day last week and since then she has thrown up 4 times in ...

Use of B6 and/or Omega for Keppra side effects

  • By CQsMom · Posted January 18, 2012
  • Discussion in Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance · 3 replies
  • HI, My 6 year old has been on Keppra for 2 1/2 months. She only had mild seizures and those have stopped but her moods have changed. I know this can be one of the side effects. The moods are not every ...


  • By ENJS · Posted September 11, 2013
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 8 replies
  • Hi all Mom had a seizure over the weekend and has now been put on Keppra. Does any body know if this drug is any good at preventing seizures and also the doctors are saying because the seizure wasn't ...

keppra and vitamin B

  • By ashley1983 · Posted October 17, 2013
  • Discussion in Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance · 2 replies
  • Hello everyone I was wondering if I should give my son Vitamin B6 or B12 while he is on Keppra ...

Keppra how long time?

  • By Rose79 · Posted August 5, 2013
  • Discussion in Encephalitis Global · 7 replies
  • Hello I have been taking Keppra since I had Encephalitis almost 4 years ago I only had one seizure when I was in the hopital and no more, should I continue using this medicine ...

What kind of side effects so you have with Keppra?

  • By BabsZ · Posted October 21, 2013
  • Discussion in Seizures · 7 replies
  • I have been on Keppra for two months now. Just wondering what kind of side effects others have with it. My husband has been on it for several years. I was having side effects from cymbalta but they took ...

Keppra and Dilantin to treat seizures- amounts?

  • By wakeupmylove · Posted February 15, 2014
  • Discussion in Brain and Nervous System · 22 replies
  • Craig, my 69 yr old otherwise very healthy husband is on day 15 after suffering a massive heart attack, multiple jumps to bring him back, 2 stents in his heart, cool down for two days, a CT scan that ...

Does anyone take keppra for partial seizures?

  • By Drealynn · Posted August 2, 2010
  • Discussion in Seizures · 1 reply
  • About 3 months ago I found out I have partial seizures. I have been on zonegran, and topamex and have had really, really bad side effects on both. So now My doctor is putting me on 250mg of Keppra, I ...

Seizure Meds After E

  • By drofnats · Posted April 30, 2013
  • Journal entry · 18 replies
  • It's been a while since I posted but wanted to see if any others out there can share some insight into this. My daughter got Viral E back in 2006 and is still having the effects of it. She's on Keppra ...

catching up----lets join in prayer together...see my email below

  • By vickiec51 · Posted October 24, 2008
  • Journal entry · 1 reply
  • I have moved from Houston area to San Angelo, Tx. I was able to pull myself up from what the dr was trying to do. He was not a good dr and didnt return my calls telling him that I was having drastic side ...

Viral Encephalitis

  • By drofnats · Posted November 16, 2012
  • Journal entry · 14 replies
  • Hi...I posted this a couple months ago but didn't get much of a response so here we go again. My daughter contracted Viral Encephalitis back in April of 2006. She is still having issues with the effects ...


  • By lm3471 · Posted January 22, 2010
  • Journal entry · 4 replies

A Long journey for my Lil man

  • By jacobsmoma · Posted June 15, 2011
  • Journal entry · 6 replies
  • Well on monday we took a trip to louisville for my son he has tsc and has had very bad seizures here lately not sure why they have changed and been so aggresive the doctor wanted to perform an eeg that ...

seizures... PLEASE HELP!

  • By mikeysmom24 · Posted August 27, 2011
  • Journal entry · 9 replies
  • The one thing that I have learned from being a parent of a former 24 weeker is that she is FULL of surprises. I know that when she gets sick it usually only takes a half day for it to get bad and that ...

Do we need bloodwork with all these meds?

  • By sandman1995 · Posted March 14, 2011
  • Discussion in Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance · 14 replies
  • My daughter is 13 and is currently on Trileptal, and Keppra for seizures. We have had her on these meds for a long time, and her doctor keeps telling me we don't need to check any blood levels. Does anyone ...

Back to School!!

  • By miz_michelle · Posted February 12, 2013
  • Journal entry · 2 replies
  • It has now been a little over a month since my daughter, Kayla's surgery and she is doing very well. She had some partial seizures following her surgery accompanied with some swelling after she came home ...


  • By Calendardiva · Posted November 16, 2013
  • Journal entry · 8 replies
  • My husband had his first seizure since pre-surgery in July. He has been taking the maiximum dose of Keppra and the maximum dose of Vimpat. I guess I don't know enough about this to know why he had a seizure ...

Is keppra a good med??

  • By mommyindet · Posted October 31, 2010
  • Discussion in Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance · 14 replies
  • Hello,My baby was diagnosed with TS at 2 months at her first check-up because I told my Dr about some birthmarks she has. she was given an MRI heart and kidney test, they found some tumors in her brain ...

Epileptic drugs for 1+

  • By Lynchin · Posted August 27, 2011
  • Discussion in Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance · 7 replies
  • After going a year on epileptic drugs, specialists are now considering either to give my son Keppra or Topamax which is a change from depakene syrup. Has anyone on this site did anyresearch on comparison ...

Side Effects of Lamictal

  • By thecolby7 · Posted January 15, 2014
  • Discussion in Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance · 19 replies
  • My daughter is currently taking Keppra XR, Vimpat, and Lamictal. She is having her dosage of lamictal increased from 100mg in the morning and 100mg at night up to 100mg in the morning and 200mg at night ...

Vimpat for seizures?

  • By calabria1982 · Posted April 14, 2014
  • Discussion in American Brain Tumor Association · 13 replies
  • Has anyone taken Vimpat for seizures. My son Michael was given Vimpat to replace depakote for seizure prevention. He's also on 1500 mg. of keppra twice a day. So much medication:(. All he does is wean ...

Confused........Should we get a 2nd Opinion

  • By Nubbsy · Posted September 21, 2011
  • Discussion in Encephalitis Global · 4 replies
  • I am going to try and make a long story short so here it goes. Son (9) was diagnosed with HSE in May 2009. Has had several tests done since that time and a follow-up MRI on Monday. He has been taken off ...

Temodar schedule and getting off seizure meds

  • By Scottttt · Posted May 4, 2013
  • Discussion in American Brain Tumor Association · 19 replies
  • I'm about to start Temodar on the 5/23 cycle schedule. I was under the impression that the 5 days of Temodar would be the same five days each month which is what my oncologist told me. I don't think he ...

Benign myoclonic epilepsy, now 3 years old

  • By 3AngelsinHeaven · Posted May 8, 2011
  • Discussion in Preemie · 10 replies
  • My foster daughter, who was born at 28 weeks has been diagnosed with childhood epilepsy. I do not think it is related to being premature, but she was born at 28 weeks. She is the brightest and sweetest ...

Please Help

  • By jordan_777 · Posted November 4, 2011
  • Discussion in Encephalitis Global · 13 replies
  • I was curious how much damage showed up on the MRI of everyone here. I would like to have an idea to compare to the damaged area if my mom's right temporal and frontal lobe. She still has no quality of ...

Does anyone here diagnosed with Encephalitis still take any seizure meds

  • By Nubbsy · Posted December 7, 2011
  • Discussion in Encephalitis Global · 20 replies
  • and if so how much??? We spoke to DS's Dr. on Monday and even though he has had an abnormal EEG,(last month) his MRI looked good (the same as all the previous ones) so he wants to decrease or wean him ...

Did you develop Epilepsy as a result of your HSE

  • By Nubbsy · Posted June 9, 2012
  • Discussion in Encephalitis Global · 15 replies
  • DS had HSE back in 5/09. He had a seizure at the initial onset and was placed on Keppra which he has been on since that date. Fast forward to the past few months, he recently had an MRI which showed some ...

blood levels

  • By jam · Posted December 8, 2008
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 7 replies
  • Does anyone know if blood levels have to be checked while on Keppra. One doc said yes and another said no. Really curious now ...

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