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Condition: Simple Partial Seizures
6/9/2008 6:49:38 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
seems to work fine. was having seizures every few weeks. have been seizure free for six months with no side affects

Condition: Simple Partial Seizures
6/9/2008 10:58:45 AM

Reviewer: punkapee, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I started having seizures at age 37. My neurologist prescribed Trileptal, which made me dizzy and didn't really control my seizures, even after several dosage increases. He added Keppra about 18 months ago, and I haven't had any seizures since. About 8 months ago, I stopped taking the Trileptal and still haven't had any seizures. I slept much better after adding Keppra, and had onl ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Simple Partial Seizures
5/25/2008 1:59:16 PM

Reviewer: onetoughmomma, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My daughter was 6 when she was diagnosed with epilepsy she was having many seizures through out the day and was struggling to keep up with the other kids in her first grade class. She could never remember what she did in school or the day or what she was doing due to her being very confused from the seizures. Her neurologist started her on Keppra it took about a month total for the seizures to slo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Simple Partial Seizures
4/23/2008 2:22:27 PM

Reviewer: EpilepsySux, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have partial seizures and have tried every medication on the market, all with bad results (until Keppra). Depakote caused me to get a life-threatening case of pancreatitis (so BE CAREFUL!); Lamictal caused bruising and migraines; Topamax & Tegretol didn't work; et cetera. Many of them made me lose/gain weight and lose hair. I thought all hope was lost until they put me on Keppra. I&# ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Simple Partial Seizures
4/19/2008 9:33:01 PM

Reviewer: stephmarie, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
since i have been on this medicine for the last 8 months i feel like a different person, everyone around me has noticed and has called me on it. my husband wants me to stop taking it. i was taking 500 then increased to 1000 then 2000, i took myself back to 500 because im going to see a different dr about it. all my current dr wants to do is give me xanax, that i will not take. MY SYMPTOMS MOODY, F ... Show Full Comment

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