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Does anyone know what side effects you may have on Keppra?

Started this discussion. Last reply by epileptic May 12, 2011. 4 Replies

My son is 6 months old and being suffering from seizures for 2 months now, all major tests are normal which is brilliant but he keeps having these seizures lasting between a min and 4 mins, the docs…Continue

 

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cas harrison replied to Lillian's discussion Anybody have experience with Keppra used on infants 4 months and above
"very sorry to hear what you are going through, it is extremely frustrating not knowing what is wrong with your child and even though they have every test going, still no answers! I havnt wrote for a while and theres nothing i can say really to help…"
Oct 25, 2011
cas harrison replied to Lillian's discussion Anybody have experience with Keppra used on infants 4 months and above
"hi there,          just a quick update, after my son was increased to 1.5ml of keppra, he once again had breakthrough seizures a week later so again we increased the dose to 1.7ml. I wasnt happy atall with how…"
May 22, 2011
cas harrison replied to Lillian's discussion Anybody have experience with Keppra used on infants 4 months and above
"hi simon,              thanks for commenting and telling me your story, it makes me feel comforted by the fact im not alone in this! so sorry to hear you are goin through the same thing,…"
May 16, 2011
Lauren's Story replied to cas harrison's discussion Does anyone know what side effects you may have on Keppra?
"From my past experience of being on Keppra for a few years, I would say those are signature "Kepprage" symptoms. If you look at other discussion about Keppra on this forum, you will probably notice many others with these problems on…"
May 12, 2011
I&R Group replied to cas harrison's discussion Does anyone know what side effects you may have on Keppra?
"The following link may be of interest to you, www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus. Best wishes, Mary Ann Epilepsy Foundation Epilepsy Resource Center Please check out these Foundation programs: Take Charge: http://www.takechargeteens.org/ Go EYC:…"
May 12, 2011
Phylis Feiner Johnson replied to cas harrison's discussion Does anyone know what side effects you may have on Keppra?
"Side-effects include hair loss, pins and needles sensation in the extremities, anxiety and psychiatric symptoms ranging from irritability to depression, and other common side-effects like headache and nausea. Recent literature suggests that the…"
May 12, 2011
cas harrison posted a discussion

Does anyone know what side effects you may have on Keppra?

My son is 6 months old and being suffering from seizures for 2 months now, all major tests are normal which is brilliant but he keeps having these seizures lasting between a min and 4 mins, the docs have put him on Keppra starting at 0.4ml, he keeps having breakthrough seizures so they keep increasing the dose, hes on 1.5 ml at the moment, he had just 5 seizures monday but i find he is really upset, anxious, irritable and extremely shattered but wont go to sleep, hes like this for a few days…See More
May 12, 2011
cas harrison replied to Lillian's discussion Anybody have experience with Keppra used on infants 4 months and above
"hello rache, it is really good to hear your little one is ok and it does give me a tiny bit of hope to hear about your sister so thank you for that, my son started off on 0.4 ml of Keppra but he keeps having breakthrough seizures so they've…"
May 12, 2011
cas harrison replied to Lillian's discussion Anybody have experience with Keppra used on infants 4 months and above
"hi there,             my son who was a normal happy baby until he was 4 months old then out of the blue had a 4 min seizure, eyes vacant rolling into the back of his head, face turned blue, arms…"
Apr 30, 2011
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At 6:10pm on April 29, 2011, Todd Matthew Kozuszek said…

Greetings Cas!

Welcome to the Epilepsy Foundation's creation of conversations and the 

information as well. I hope you like the Communities as much as so many

of us do! I'm here, if you wish to talk with someone that has a seizure

disorder about life itself! (:

Have a beautiful day!

 

Todd Matthew Kozuszek

At 5:10pm on April 29, 2011, Alexander Lodi said…

Greetings Cas!

Welcome to the site. I am sure you will find our site warm and friendly. Feel free to browse my blog if you wish and ask me any questions you may have. I'm more than happy to help.

Alexander

http://epilepsymentor.weebly.com


"To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world." - Unknown Author

At 5:04pm on April 29, 2011, Jessica W said…

Hi Cas!

Welcome to the group! It really is a great place to be. In the short time I've been here I've found it to be a wonderful support. Feel free to message me anytime!

I also wanted to invited you to join my group, Living Well With Epilepsy, a place to laugh, smile and share the joys in life.  Come join in the conversation!
 http://epilepsyfoundation.ning.com/group/livingwellwithepilepsy
At 4:46pm on April 29, 2011, I&R Group said…

Hello, this is Gigi an Information Specialist with the Epilepsy Resource Center.  The Resource Center provides information about epilepsy, community referral information for support and assistance, and literature resources to increase understanding of the condition and improve management of the condition. We welcome you to the ecommunities site and would like to also direct you to the Epilepsy Foundation's website @ www.efa.org where you will be able to find information on just about every topic.

We look forward to hearing from you in the future.

Cordially,

Gigi Jones

Information Specialist

Epilepsy Foundation's

Epilepsy Resource Center

 

Please check out the Epilepsy Foundation's latest community outreach programs:

Take Charge:  http://www.takechargeteens.org/

Go EYC: http://www.goeyc.org/

School Nurse Online Training: http://www.nasn.org/Default.aspx?tabid=120

Epilepsy and Seizure Response Training for Law Enforcement: http://www.epilepsyfoundation.org/firstresponders/index.cfm

 

 
 
 

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