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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)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Keppra XR)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include extreme 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.
This medication may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert.
What other drugs will affect levetiracetam (Keppra XR)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with levetiracetam. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start 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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