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Keppra XR Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is levetiracetam (Keppra XR)?
- What are the possible side effects of levetiracetam (Keppra XR)?
- What is the most important information I should know about levetiracetam (Keppra XR)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking levetiracetam (Keppra XR)?
- How should I take levetiracetam (Keppra XR)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Keppra XR)?
- What happens if I overdose (Keppra XR)?
- What should I avoid while taking levetiracetam (Keppra XR)?
- What other drugs will affect levetiracetam (Keppra XR)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Keppra XR)?
If you have missed your dose by only a few hours, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the medicine at the next regularly scheduled time. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Keppra XR)?
Seek emergency medical treatment if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
Overdose symptoms may include drowsiness, agitation, aggression, shallow breathing, weakness, or fainting.
What should I avoid while taking levetiracetam (Keppra XR)?
Avoid drinking alcohol. It can increase some of the side effects of levetiracetam and may also increase the risk of seizures.
Levetiracetam can cause side effects that may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be awake and alert.
What other drugs will affect levetiracetam (Keppra XR)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with levetiracetam. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about levetiracetam.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Keppra XR Information
- Keppra XR Drug Interactions Center: levetiracetam oral
- Keppra XR Side Effects Center
- Keppra XR Overview including Precautions
- Keppra XR FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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