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Back Problems board
  1. What are us back problem people taking for meds? 26th August 2004
    ... of body feeling...and sleepy...groggy........Was on Keppra ... it didn't do anything for the pain, and made me ... called Zonegran... it works on the same line as the Keppra , and Neurontin.....and from the beginning I have been...

Bipolar Disorder board
  1. Hi everyone. 5th December 2008
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  2. Broken Down - BPD/Bipolar + 9th July 2007
    ... me, know it all. I am done. He'll think it is the Keppra , the mood swings, me, I am angry about what I am. ... on not taking so much valiums this month cause the keppra has been making me tired, so I don't want to get to...
    ... is the first full day of effects of that so my new keppra has it's way wth me with the Trileptal..........who...
    ... effects, if anything i think he will up the dose of keppra .....................k, well I shall find out. I'll...
    ... Yup, I have been upped to 1,000 mg. of Keppra in the evening time and I stay on the 500mg. in the...
    ... Dee - Keppra is oh k, I mean I gained 1/2 pound, but that was after...
    ... has never happened to me, I called n they said that keppra n seroquel, nothing else excep the ambien would make...
    ... wieght at all, I have lost a tiny bit being on the Keppra , good for me, I am thinking, he has upped my dose ... of Keppra 500mg. more, so now I take it as of today 1 in morning...
    ... existing. i am losing a bit more hair on my head from the keppra , on 2,000mg now, but i have so much thick long hair...
    ... thing at times. anyhow, I am finding out more about Keppra n I am losing some hair when i brush it, more than...
    ... happy. It felt cool, ya know? Well, I went off the Keppra as I got some rare side effects. I had hair loss and ... bruised VERY easily, so to all out there taking Keppra , watch out for it. Take care all and catch ya tomorrow...

  3. Borderline Personality Disorder Coping Skills? 5th July 2007
    ... on a new med, just started on the 2nd of July here, Keppra (500mg., 1 pill, 2x's a day) which is a technical...

  4. 2 mentally ill people in relationship, opinions needed 11th March 2007
    ... n we are taking me off of the topamax n have me on keppra 500mg. 2 times a day.......so, it will help me with...
    ... started Keppra 500mg. 2x's a day yesterday n am getting off of the...

  5. Thanks Paul-A-Bipolar & Please Let Me Introduce My Bipolar Self 28th June 2006
    ... for your honesty when responding to my post about Keppra . After reading your reply, I realized I was a bit ... patient and upfront with me. He told me to research Keppra and Lamactil because he "knows how I am" about trying ... pdoc told me this past Monday to go home and research Keppra and Lamactil is because he's been trying to talk me ... his advice. The only reason he mentioned the drug " Keppra " was because it had fewer side effects. Today...
    ... continued trying to consider medications (per the Keppra and Lamictal)... You mentioned this being a support...

  6. Help!! Is my husband Bipolar?? 26th May 2006
    ... epilepsy meds. We went to the Dr and they gave him Keppra . I don't know what may have happened. After he started...

  7. bi polar, cant orgasm 30th March 2006
    ... very hard when on these meds I am also on tegrtal and keppra ,ativan and clorisapam. Patience is much needed in...

  8. Question about Topamax 12th November 2005
    ... I had a gen. practioner who wouldn't prescribe me Keppra , when I was without a psychiatrist-before I started...

  9. serequel and anger 15th July 2005
    ... clonopin when needed. I have recently been weaned off Keppra , Zoloft (and I have taken Lexapro, Tegretol, Topomax...
    ... clonopin when needed. I have recently been weaned off Keppra , Zoloft (and I have taken Lexapro, Tegretol, Topomax...

  10. keppra?? experiences? 12th January 2004
    ... Anyone try keppra ? What did you think? Never tried. I have no idea...

  11. Lithium 22nd December 2003
    ... this year. I've been taking, Depakote, Effexor,and Keppra because I am Bi Polar and my psych put me on Metadate ... feeling almost like a human being since my doc added the Keppra and am not looking forward to having to change. Any...

  12. Zonegran 26th November 2003
    ... He ended up taking me off of it and putting me on Keppra , which is a lot better for me. But, keep in mind that ... trying to ask. I am experiencing side effects with Keppra also, but the benefits outweigh the adverse effects ... with this one. The symptoms I do have with Keppra are tolerable, and the only disadvantage is not knowing...
    ... had bad side-effects on the Zonegran and home the Keppra is better for you. I have not had any memory problems...
    ... as a weight loss drug. He was going to put me on Keppra first, but they were out of samples, so he gave me ... now, I'd know more than the doctor. LOL But, the Keppra is working great. I'm up to the dose I'm supposed ... speak well. I have some of the same symptoms with Keppra , but not nearly as extreme. And reading it has convinced...
    ... glad you are benefiting from it. Even though the Keppra has its side effects, the benefits outweigh them and...

  13. Keppra side effects? 26th November 2003
    ... Nobody takes Keppra ? Another name for it is levetiracetam, I think. ...
    ... UK? That might be why none of us recognize the name Keppra . The same drugs have different names there than they ... do here. What are you taking the Keppra for? Is it a mood stabilizer or a tranquilizer/antianxiety...
    ... know I SAY I'm 40, but up until I started talking the Keppra , I was feeling like a 20 year old. So, let's just ... syndrome" happened at the same time I started taking Keppra . But as long as I'm not misplacing things in strange ... if anyone else was experiencing the same thing with Keppra . I think I'll groupgoogle keppra to see what I can...
    ... probably lower than 20! I'm gonna do a search on Keppra , 'cuz I've never heard about it, but they seem to...
    ... of this "zoning out" has happened before taking the Keppra . The increase in Keppra dosage and increase in zoning...
    ... am writing to inform you that your description of Keppra is identical to my symptons. Please contact me as ... soon as possible. I have been on Keppra since 2003 and have gotten worse since I started...
    ... This is an old post. I'm still "on Keppra ", but I don't take it as often as I should. I just ... after a 3 month stay, and my house is messy. Because Keppra makes me so tired and depressed (yet keeps me from...

Brain & Nervous System Disorders board
  1. ALTE in infants 18th February 2010
    ... breath on her own. She is now having seizures and is on Keppra to help control them but she screams and cries all...

  2. Why we feel dizzy and weak 5th March 2009
    ... YOU TAKING TOO MUCH SIZURE PILLS AND HE CUT DOWN THE KEPPRA , AND RECENTLY I GET NUMBNESS ON LEFT SIDE OF MY FACE...

  3. seizures years after hemorrhage 3rd February 2009
    ... forward 19 months later, have another. Now I am on Keppra and was having such bad side effects that I had almost...

  4. Please help...No one can help my husband 29th November 2008
    ... supplement to go along with my daily 3,000 mgs of Keppra and 300 mgs of Zonisamide (AEDs.) Your husband should...
    ... convulsant. I took it for a year before switching to Keppra . For me, Lamictal caused headaches, which is why I...

  5. Is this a grandmal generalized seizure? 13th October 2008
    ... encephalopathy or epileptical". They sent me home with keppra and I went back in one day later with the worst headache...
    ... see where you're at. So are you still taking the keppra now or did the last dr. say it wasn't necessary?I...
    ... see where you're at. So are you still taking the keppra now or did the last dr. say it wasn't necessary?I ... drive until he releases me. They took me off the keppra , and my other meds as thinking it might have been...

  6. palatal & pharyngeal & laryngeal myoclonus... 27th August 2008
    ... removed...go figure! My neurologist just suggested Keppra and said I should research it to see if I want to...
    ... removed...go figure! My neurologist just suggested Keppra and said I should research it to see if I want to...

  7. Brain injury affects 17th July 2007
    ... prescrbed for neuropathies & other pain. I've heard Keppra has fewer side f/x but can cause emotional & "psych...

  8. please help brain and spine problems can't go 11th December 2006
    ... have been terrible for the last week. i was put on keppra but did not work. i have been loosing on and off the...

  9. Brain Lesions 1st December 2006
    ... Migraines) have been occurring but could be from stress or Keppra . General health is good at age 41. My main concern...

  10. What's going on? I'm starting to get scared... 14th September 2006
    ... Nexium *once* - Zelnorm *Bid* - Phenergan *Tid* - Keppra *Bid* - Iron Sulfate *Tid* - Lidoderm 5% patch ...

  11. CPH headaches & Epilepsy 18th January 2005
    ... which meds are you allowed to take? Right now I'm on Keppra 1000mg 2Xs a day, Nortriptyline 30mg 1X a day, and ... Lamictal at 25mg 2Xs per day (on starter pack to get off Keppra and use Lamictal). I'm not taking anything for CPH...

  12. Grande mal seizures - for military 16th February 2004
    ... believe I have had them since I was a teenager. I am on Keppra and it works better for me than Neurontin. B...

  13. UNDIAGNOSED BRAIN LESIONS 12th July 2003
    ... meds, Steve was recently changed from Dylantin to Keppra ? Steve seems to be doing better on the Keppra. I...

  14. Numbness and tingling on scalp 4th May 2003
    ... for the seizures, needless to say i was switched to keppra and most of the tingling has gone away. Well excpept...
    ... Any advice? My mom thinks its my meds : 2000mg keppra , 150mg zoloft and xanax. The doc at the er told me...

  15. AVMs of the brain...can anyone relate?? 21st August 2002
    ... vagually recall 3 of those days. I am now on dilantin & keppra & my new Dr. wants me to have a VNS inserted. That...

  16. effects of being tapered off phenotonin(help?) 9th July 2002
    ... seizers a yr. I take 200mg od dilantin & 1000mg of Keppra . My doc. hopes to eventually get me off of the dilantin...

  17. Temporal lobe seizure 30th July 2001
    ... 20. The FDA recently approved a new drug called, Keppra , to treat people with the disorder. Keppra is much ... have liver-related problems as a result of taking Keppra . Side effects of the drug may include vertigo and...

Cancer board
  1. Esthesioneuroblastoma - Radiation/chemo/surgery concerns 13th January 2008
    ... development of cataract in left eye. Switched to Keppra in 2006, had another seizure & began with non-generic ... Dilantin with Keppra . Had cataract surgery last year & now have issues...

  2. Could this be a brain tumour? 20th January 2005
    ... right behind knee or right below butt Prescribed Keppra at first, starting Lamictal next and taking Nortriptyline...

Cancer: Lung board
  1. My Mimi 12th June 2007
    ... the swelling (he's currently taking large amounts of keppra ). Within a short time of treatment, my dad showed ... loss (which can be caused by radiation). Without his keppra , he will experience a seizure - which he's had 2 over...

Cerebral Palsy board
  1. CP and Behavior 2nd October 2007
    ... but my sister doesn't want to medicate him. He's on Keppra for seizures (had to switch from Depakote) so she ... hard to say ways ADHD and what's a side effect of the Keppra , not to mention the CP. He has brief explosive temper...

  2. non cp dating someone with cp 2nd March 2007
    ... would just be doing so to pay for my medicince. I take Keppra , Trileptal, Topamax and Limictal. And if I were to...

  3. I need Info..please! 10th May 2006
    ... his team she is now 11 and on a medication called Keppra . My suggestion is get a EEG and a MRI also make sure...

  4. Want to introduce myself and my daughter 1st May 2006
    ... seizures.She was one of a few kids who were given Keppra first in the US she has been on it since 2000 and...

Dental Problems board
  1. Decay and Medication 3rd June 2006
    ... I take 500mg of Keppra 2x daily for unexplained headache/seizure. I have ... in a baby tooth. I can't find anything online about keppra causing tooth decay but I have found other anti-seizure ... stop this progression? I'm not positive that it's the Keppra , but I can't think of anything else in my life that...
    ... Probably more than I should.. I have just learned that Keppra can cause calcium depletion in bones, so maybe that...

Depression board
  1. Lamictal info needed for Small fiber neuropathy 28th February 2009
    ... my seizures very well. Now my neurologist put me on Keppra and it has been very hard to adjust to considering...

  2. sliding back into depression..... 5th June 2005
    ... in life I won't include here. I've also been taking keppra for at least 2 years due to facial coldness and numbness...

  3. Desperately Depressed and Alone 8th August 2004
    ... epilepsy meds (Tegretol, Topamax, Lamictal, Trileptal, Keppra , Klonopin) that have been very useful in controlling...

  4. lexapro dosage 12th March 2004
    ... yet. I also have to be careful because im also on keppra for seizures and zanaflex/xanax xr/risperdal and something...

  5. Lexapro and ativan 12th December 2003
    ... meds have been switched. I am staying on 2000 mg of keppra though so woo hoo :) ...at least that is the same...

  6. My doc prescribed me Zoloft. What side effects can I expect? 13th November 2003
    ... depression and im not so bad now, Im also on 2000mg keppra (so i cant take welbutrin for sex drive thing these...

  7. How did you become Depressed? 8th November 2003
    ... financially, no Christmas gifts this year. im on 2000 mg keppra (seizures) 200mg zoloft....3mg risperdal and 1mg...

  8. New to Zoloft, - now questions?... 30th October 2003
    ... anxiety/panic and severe depression. I am now on 2000mg keppra a day , 150mg of zoloft, and xanax as needed. The ... in the past month. But then again im also on the keppra whcih is in itself wonderful. Zoloft has made some ... people tired but it made me jittery at first. The keppra on the other hand made me sleepy. I even had to switch ... counteract that because they are not a good mix with the keppra and i KNOW the neurologist wont switch that because...
    ... is the sexual drive and inability to "finish" The keppra that i take for seizures, well since i cant mix many...
    ... is the sexual drive and inability to "finish" The keppra that i take for seizures, well since i cant mix many...

Diabetes board
  1. Glucose tolerance test problems 25th January 2008
    ... currently taking 4800mg of Neurontin and 1000mg of Keppra daily. Also I just got all my teeth pulled out and...

Drug Interactions board
  1. Where can I get Hydrocodine/is Oxycodone safe?/Ibuprofen overdose 19th December 2009
    ... going to effect my meds(Anti Convulsants: Lamictal and Keppra ). I've heard some bad stuff about it, but what do...

  2. Keppra and prozac 5th August 2007
    ... Keppra actually causes anxiety and moodswings (also known ... as " Keppra ges"). It has been documented that a B6 vitamin supplement ... curb these side effects. Is it possible that the Keppra is causing your anxiety? Doctors are really happy ... epileptic drug since the topamax wasn't working. Keppra , incidentally is what I take now which is how I found...
    ... [QUOTE=TopamaxKillsMe;3163884] Keppra actually causes anxiety and moodswings (also known ... as " Keppra ges"). It has been documented that a B6 vitamin supplement ... curb these side effects. Is it possible that the Keppra is causing your anxiety? Doctors are really happy ... epileptic drug since the topamax wasn't working. Keppra , incidentally is what I take now which is how I found...
    ... diagnosed with seizures. So I don;t think it is the Keppra . The increase to 500mg twice daily - I am so tires...
    ... That's what I'm on. 500 mg of Keppra , twice a day. Just started it recently (as I wean...
    ... this. Wasn't sure if you could take an SSRI with Keppra or if you have seizures. I am going to try the...
    ... No problem. Good luck w/ the Keppra . FYI, I was on celexa and I put on so much weight...

  3. Can I drink cranberry juice with the meds I am taking? 22nd October 2006
    ... I am taking...I have epilepsy,HBP, and HCL-I take Keppra and Teg XR for the epilepsy-temormin and lipator for...

  4. Birth Control/Topamax 1st April 2005
    ... They switched me to Keppra . Thanks. :)...

Epilepsy board
  1. have you switched from Dilantin to Keppra. is so why did you 14th May 2010
    ... because it gave me an allergic rash. I've been on Keppra and Phenobarbital since 2007. Meds don't work 100 ... % for me anyway. I had to reduce the Keppra from 3000 mg to 1000 mg because it was giving me too...
    ... medication. That worked very well. I was already on Keppra at the time, however when reducing medications in ... lower dose easier, rather than in larger reductions. Keppra can be a handful. Almost 10 years ago when I was...
    ... more. Was suggested at one time that I switch to Keppra and see if it was more gentle. Then was suggested...

  2. 4 yr old daughter seizure cant b controlled 30th April 2010
    ... have is HYPOGLYCEMIA!!!! Yes, and the meds I'm on - Keppra - have the same side effects as HYPO TOO!!! It's ... Dilantin and couldn't breathe on Trileptal. I'm on Keppra and Phenobarbital right now but they don't control...
    ... second opinion. my daughter used to be on phenobarb n keppra not too long ago we finally just got her weined off...

  3. Keppra Help Please! 26th April 2010
    ... Hello, I was only on keppra for about 6 months and the worst side effect (for ... also had this strange sense of hopelessness when on keppra , almost like lack of emotion- but not...I had enough ... Anyways, if you can at least get your husband to look up keppra rage or side effects of keppra he can get some insight...
    ... the emotional spells caused by the side effects of Keppra . It seems that anger, and bouts of crying are the...

  4. 3 meds at once 14th April 2010
    ... meds at once...yhis is freaking me out! I was put on keppra about 3 weeks ago and i feel like it has been useless ... keep adding more instead of taking off one....like keppra ! He has now added depekote which scares me since itseems...
    ... meds at once...yhis is freaking me out! I was put on keppra about 3 weeks ago and i feel like it has been useless ... keep adding more instead of taking off one....like keppra ! He has now added depekote which scares me since itseems ... Lamictal was your current therapy, and he added Keppra less than a month ago. Is it their goal to remove...
    ... day. Now the raises of these meds and the add on of Keppra seem to be going nothing but down! Then yesterday...

  5. how many meds at one time 14th April 2010
    ... theirs. Are you under control with these? I take Keppra with Phenobarbital. The last I knew, Keppra wasn...
    ... I have been taken off the Keppra since it didn't seem to be helping. Am now taking...

  6. keppra questions 26th March 2010
    ... tonigail: I've been on Keppra for several years. Originally I was on 3000 mg along ... with taking Phenobarbital. My doctor told me that Keppra wasn't approved by the FDA to be taken alone. It...
    ... take weeks to become stable in a persons bloodstream, Keppra only takes about one day to come up to level. Usually ... reaches their destination dose. As stated by 92261, Keppra is considered an adjunctive medication. In most cases ... have seen posted online, some people have been on Keppra only with success . Make sure to write down if you...

  7. L-tryptophan & Hydroxocobalamin in the treatment of Epilepsy 25th March 2010
    ... with mild cerrebeller ataxia & I am presently taking Keppra 2,000 mgs per day & Lamictal 200 mgs per day. ...

  8. Tingling Fingertips/Tegregol??? 23rd March 2010
    ... she is really feeling? Any comments? She is also on Keppra , Epival but Tegretol was the last add on. Thank you...

  9. First seizure 13th March 2010
    ... are weaning her off the Depakote and putting her on Keppra . Im trying to learn as much as I can about epilepsy...

  10. New to seizures 9th March 2010
    ... the adderall. The neurologist has now my son taking Keppra , and has told him not to drive for a month. I am terrified ... could have a seizure while driving. How effective is Keppra in stopping the seizures? Thanks for any thoughts...
    ... vickir: I take Keppra , 1000 mg/day, along with phenobarbital. I was on ... 3000 mg of Keppra at one time and lowered it because it was giving me ... possibility of more seizures. When I first started taking Keppra I was told that it wasn't approved by the FDA to be...

  11. sick of pills 6th March 2010
    ... Nikki- I have gone from Dilantin, Trileptal, Keppra and noww lamictal. It is standard to try drugs that ... Trileptal caused complete lack of analytical abilities. Keppra caused depression from lethargic to suicidal symptoms...

  12. Medications 25th February 2010
    ... mg ( 100mg capsules) the next day i am also on keppra xr 500 mg ( 3 tablets @ night) and 1000mg of depakote...
    ... guess. Please use caution. I take 1000 mg of Keppra and 90 mg of Phenobarbital. I guess they work to ... I also hate the side-effects. Be careful of the Keppra because after getting some info from these boards ... it's the culprit of my increased bad cholesterol. Keppra also has the same side-effects as low blood sugar...

  13. is this a form of epilepsy? 22nd February 2010
    ... have medication side effects. A friend of mine takes Keppra for seizures and it makes him have these sudden, 30...

  14. Experience decreasing dosage of Lamictal 20th February 2010
    ... however, hasn't always been pleasant (topamax and keppra gave me side efffects from hell). I have been...

  15. Keppra levels 18th February 2010
    ... results on-line and I noticed a quite large drop in my Keppra levels (I take 3,000 mgs) but I guess it was not cause...
    ... dang insurance company changed me to generic while on Keppra and I told my doc to put on the prescription "As Written...

  16. my daughter had seizers when she was 3 years old. how should i treat her 30th January 2010
    ... because of the length of time i was on them. i am now on keppra lamictal and tegretol both day and night. i set my...

  17. Trileptal Side Effects 6th January 2010
    ... epileptic- I have been on Dilantin, Trileptal, Keppra and now lamotrigine. So far at 400mg/day, I feel better...

  18. Anxious! 3rd January 2010
    ... the rash did not go away. He was then switched to Keppra and the rash got worse. The neuro could not believe...
    ... minor side effects it seems. But atleast ruling out Keppra in his case was good. Learning which things "trigger...
    ... people react to them. I haven't had any reaction with Keppra or Phenobarbital. I was on Trileptal at one time...
    ... I found out from a poster here that her son was on Keppra and got the high LDL and when he went off of it the ... s another one for you!!! The side-effects of the Keppra have the same symptoms as hypoglycemia!!! Low blood...

  19. First Seizure 1st December 2009
    ... nocturnal seizures of unknown origin and was taking Keppra . You can imagine how frightened we all are now...
    ... of 40 side effects of Estrogen Dominance. I take Keppra and it has the same side effects as hypoglycemia!...
    ... here earlier this year, I now contribute it to the Keppra that I take. Amazing!!! This is another thing that ... is one of the side-effects of the ED and also the Keppra has the same side-effects as hypoglycemia. Dizziness...

  20. Will L-triptophan help Epilepsy (in general) ??? 30th November 2009
    ... epilepsy. At the moment I am taking Lamictal & Keppra . Does anyone know anything about this if so I would...

  21. Do I really have epilepsy - I've had 2 isolated seizures 19th November 2009
    ... history it was probably epilepsy and was told to take keppra and under no circumstances to stop taking them......
    ... minimum side effects. I went from Dilantin to Trileptal, Keppra , now lamotrigine. So far the Lamotrigine has been...

  22. Medication 11th November 2009
    ... I believe that Levetiracetam is the off brand of Keppra . if that helps at all which means its just less expensive...
    ... MonkeyOO, Keppra and Levetiracetam are the same thing. Keppra has just gone to a generic form but the name is still ... taking two different prescriptions at the same time. Keppra has not been approved in the U.S. to be taken alone...

  23. Alternatives to seizure medication 31st October 2009
    ... presently on Lamictal 200 mg pr day along with Keppra 2000 mg per day . I am also allergic to some foods...

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