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I have absence seizures and take Keppra 500mg twice daily. I
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I am 49 yrs old female. My first seizure was when i was 10
i am 49 yrs old female . My first seizure was when i was 10 yrs old petit mal later follwed by grand mal attacks. It lasted for 2ys . Iattended high school and completed my schooling seisure free . In… read more
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My daughter (14), has had Epilepsy since the age of five. Since then, she has been on several Antileptics. You name it, she has been on it. her seizures range from Petit- Mal to Complex-Partial,to Gra… read more
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