• What is the use of Keppra?

    Asked by MarktheMan on Thursday, March 7, 2013

    What is the use of Keppra?

    How often, how delivered, etc?

    4 Answers from the Community

    4 answers
    • nancyjac's Avatar

      It is an anti seizure drug used primarily for epilepsy. It comes in several different dosages and is normally taken twice daily. It come in both pill and liquid form.

      over 3 years ago
    • carm's Avatar

      Keppra is used as an anti convulsant. It is effective at controlling seizure activity. It can be given orally and also through an IV. It can also be given rectally by using gelcaps. For patients with brain tumors, it is a mainstay on units I work on. Very effective drug. Best of luck to you Mark, Carm RN.

      over 3 years ago
    • creed0608's Avatar

      I'm told it can sometimes make you lethargic, this is what happened to my husband. He was switched to Vimpat. Good luck Mark,

      over 3 years ago
    • Fusionera's Avatar

      Hi Mark,

      I was given Keppra as an anti-seizure medication (in pill form) before my 2011 craniotomy and for a few months afterwards to prevent and protect my brain from seizures when it was most vulnerable. My dose was 500 MG twice daily. Hope this helps. -Johanna

      over 3 years ago

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