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Levetiracetam

Dosing Information

The dosage that your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
 
  • The type of seizures you have
  • Your age and weight
  • Other medications you may be taking
  • Other medical conditions you may have.
     
As is always the case, do not adjust your levetiracetam dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
 
(Click Levetiracetam Dosing for more information.)
  

Drug Interactions With Levetiracetam

Unlike most other seizure medications, levetiracetam is unlikely to interact with most medications (see Drug Interactions With Levetiracetam).
  

What If I Take an Overdose?

People who take too much levetiracetam may have overdose symptoms that could include:
 
  • Drowsiness
  • Agitation
  • Aggression
  • Unconsciousness
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Coma.
     
If you happen to overdose, seek immediate medical attention.
 
(Click Keppra Overdose for more information.)
 

How Should Levetiracetam Be Stored?

Levetiracetam should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. Store the tablets in an airtight container.
 
Keep levetiracetam and all medications out of the reach of children.
 

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your levetiracetam as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose of the medication.
 
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