Keppra is a medicine to treat partial seizures in adults. It is taken with other seizure medicines to help control seizures.

Special Warnings with Keppra:

Some people taking Keppra can get serious reactions including:

  • sleepiness or feeling tired
  • weakness
  • difficulty coordinating muscles normally, (e.g., abnormal walk)
  • aggression, anger, and irritability

  • agitation, anxiety, and other mood changes

  • decreased ability to cope with daily life events
  • feeling depressed or worsening depression
  • thoughts of suicide

Talk to your doctor before stopping Keppra or any other seizure medicine. Stopping a seizure medicine all at once can cause status epilepticus, a serious problem.

General Precautions with Keppra:

Keppra may cause drowsiness. Do not drive a car or operate complex machinery until you know how Keppra affects you.

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