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I had a seizure on the 19th and ever since that day I have
Second opinion] Hello, I had a seizure on the 19th and ever since that day I have been double dosing my morning and night dose. I take 250mg of keppra twice a day and 200mg. Lamictal twice a day. I ha… read more
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My 17 year daughter had been getting seizures within 20
My 17 year daughter had been getting seizures within 20 minutes of sleeping. She was on 900 mg of Triliptal ( not the XR ) and 250 mg of Keppra XR. She was getting seizures every 80 to 90 days. Then h… read more
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My 16 yeard old (epileptic for the last 2 years ) is on 600
My 16 yeard old (epileptic for the last 2 years ) is on 600 mg of Triliptal + 250 mg of Keppra XR ( taken every night ). She gets seizures withing 20 minutes of sleeping. Her frequency is now once eve… read more
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My daughter, age 13, was recently diagnosed with ideopathic
Hello, My daughter, age 13, was recently diagnosed with ideopathic primary generalized epilepsy. 2 of her 3 EEG's showed "classic absence seizures' and the other was normal. MRI is also normal. Here i… read more
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My husband had brain hemorrhage last June. In Nov. He
My husband had brain hemorrhage last June. In Nov. He started to have phantom smells several times a day. He was put on 500 mg Kepra twice a day. It didn't help much and the evening doses was increase… read more
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My 15+ old daughter has been on AEDs for 1.5 years with
My 15+ old daughter has been on AEDs for 1.5 years with seizure frequency of once every 45 to 50 days ( although sometimes it has been 10 days as well ). All her seizures have been within 20 to 50 min… read more
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My 15+ year daughter has been suffering from seizures (
Hi My 15+ year daughter has been suffering from seizures ( typically once every 1-2 months ) since Feb 2012. She started off with Keppra-XR 1000 mg initially and then the dosage was increased to 1500 … read more
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I have a question for neuromd2012. No one else answer it. 15
I have a question for neuromd2012. No one else answer it. 15 year old daughter on Trileptal and 1500 mg Keppra XR. Want to lower Keppra XR to 1000 mg. Thoughts?… read more
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I have a similar but more detailed query from the question /
Hello ... I have a similar but more detailed query from the question / response 14 days ago and would appreciate pointers. (The earlier query was entitled, "Have been taking keppra twice a day, 500mg … read more
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My 15 year daughter takes Keppra XR 1500 mg every night at
My 15 year daughter takes Keppra XR 1500 mg every night at 9:15 PM. Her neuro has added Trileptal to be taken in the night as well with the eventual goal ot taper off Keppra XR. At what time should sh… read more
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Have been taking keppra twice a day, 500mg since provoked
Have been taking keppra twice a day, 500mg since provoked seizure from encephalitis. Have been instructed to wean off over 3 weeks and no driving for a further 3 months. Never had a seizure before ill… read more
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Since the time I chatted with you ( 8 days ago ), our neuro
Since the time I chatted with you ( 8 days ago ), our neuro suggested that we reduce the Keppra XR to 1500 mg a day from 2000 mg and also added a new drug ( trileptal - 300 mg). We were planning to st… read more
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My 15 year old daughter is on Keppra XR. After her last
My 15 year old daughter is on Keppra XR. After her last seizure, her doctor increased her dosage to 2000 mg Keppra XR form 1500 mg XR. Much to our disappointment, she got a seizure again just 4 weeks … read more
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My Mom has been on neurontin for many years as a precaution
My Mom has been on neurontin for many years as a precaution from seizures. she is 92 yrs old and suffers from dementia, due to strokes she had in the past. she was taking neurontin 100mg 3x daily. she… read more
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ONLY FOR A NEUROLOGIST PLEASE ***** There are previous
ONLY FOR A NEUROLOGIST PLEASE ***** There are previous questions already on file related to my question today but I want to be sure I receive an answer from a neurologist on this. I have a new appoint… read more
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I'm looking for a second opinion. My daughter (now age 10,
I'm looking for a second opinion. My daughter (now age 10, 5' 2", weight 114 pounds) had a JPA tumor resection back in July 2009. She had four seizures in 2009-2010, then starting in late March of 201… read more
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Our 6 year old daughter has beneign focal seizures. She is
Our 6 year old daughter has beneign focal seizures. She is currently having them weekly and unwell. She is on Trileptal 6mlx2daily and Keppra 2mlx2daily. She has only started on Keppra in the last mon… read more
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Our daughter has been on depakote for 15 yrs. 10 days ago,
Our daughter has been on depakote for 15 yrs. 10 days ago, she was weaned off the depakote and on to keppra. She had 3 seizures on just the keppra and the depakote was started again along with the kep… read more
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