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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Keppra Oral.

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Condition: Simple Partial Seizures
11/29/2007 10:19:56 PM

Reviewer: cat-the-great, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am a 2 month pregnant woman who suddenly had a rare type of stroke and then started to have seizures. I started using 400mg dilantin daily but because of the keflex antibiotic, it did nothing for me. I con't to have seizures and even a convulsive seizure. i'm now being weened off of dilantin and have been taking 1500mg keppra dailyand have been seizure free, but the mood swings, tirednes ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Simple Partial Seizures
11/27/2007 2:01:42 AM

Reviewer: gram, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Seizures from brain tumor. Removed, but auras/seizures continued.On various meds never controlled. Recently taken off of dilantin which I had been on for 20 years. Now on Keppra 500 twice a day, Gabitril and Lamictal. No seizures unless I'm late taking meds, but occasional auras. Side effects awful and have not improved. Cognative problems.Dizziness and loss of concentration. Loss of appetite, ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Simple Partial Seizures
12/3/2007 6:43:38 AM

Reviewer: JHicks624@aol.com, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I take thid Drug 3 times a Day , and it has helped me VERY much ! I really like it, so far with the help of 4 other drug , have gone 3 months with No Seizures !

Condition: Simple Partial Seizures
11/16/2007 11:29:12 AM

Reviewer: Dazed , 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have an in-operable brain tumor, have had full blown radiation to the head and a full year of Temodar, and have to be on Keppra to maitain not seisuring again. I take 5000mgs a day. Makes me very lethargic most of the time. I see someone else said B6 might help? Also wondering if anyone elses Doctors have ever said they could reduce the amount they take, down the road of course. When I asked ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Simple Partial Seizures
11/14/2007 9:14:45 AM

Reviewer: lori, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
need to take vit b6 with this med... helps with mental side effects

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