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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
4/6/2008 12:18:38 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My doctor started me on Keppra because I do want to become pregnant someday- not sure when, and because i was gaining weight and having irregular periods. He said it is better for females and also compared to Depakote that I was taking before. I was just hospitalized last week because I had 4 seizures at home and 1 in the ER and that was in one day. I normally don't have that many seizures (no ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Simple Partial Seizures
4/3/2008 3:21:34 PM

Reviewer: bernardj, 75 or over Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
when taking this drug i find myself being very drowsy in mid to late afternoon. when reading the comments re the effectivness it says that the dr may increase the dosage so as to offset the drowsiness. i find this hard to understand. is there an explanation?

Condition: Simple Partial Seizures
3/25/2008 10:15:00 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

Condition: Simple Partial Seizures
3/5/2008 3:08:37 PM

Reviewer: Donnellyz@aol.com, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I take a low dosage and can seem to function normally. I drive, work and try to exercise daily. So far, I have been fine.

Condition: Simple Partial Seizures
2/20/2008 12:55:34 AM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been on Keppra for over 3 years to prevent partial seizures. It made me drowsy for the first couple weeks and each time I increased, but after I got used to it I feel great! No weight gain as with older medications like depakote (awful!) Just stick with it to find the right dosage and wait for side effects to go away after about 2 weeks.

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