What is Keppra?
Keppra (levetiracetam) is an anti-epileptic drug, also called an anticonvulsant.
What is Keppra used for?
Keppra is used to treat partial onset seizures in adults and children who are at least 1 month old. It is also used to treat tonic-clonic seizures in people who are at least 6 years old, and myoclonic seizures in people who are at least 12 years old.
How must Keppra be consumed?
Keppra doses are based on weight in children. Your child's dose needs may change if the child gains or loses weight. Dose may change if you switch to a different brand, strength, or form of this medicine. Avoid medication errors by using only the form and strength your doctor prescribes.
What happens in case of overdose?
Overdose symptoms may include extreme drowsiness, agitation, aggression, shallow breathing, weakness, or fainting.
What should be avoided while taking Keppra?
Drinking alcohol with this medicine can cause side effects and may also increase the risk of seizures.