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Keppra 500mg Tablet 10s (strip)
You can take this medication with or without food, but try to take it at the same time every day to make the most of benefit. The dosage will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine . Your doctor will give you the proper dose. It is usually prescribed for long-term therapy. You can continue to take it as long as your doctor has told you to, even though you feel fine. If you stop or miss doses, the seizures can get worse.
Before taking it, you can inform your doctor whether you have any other condition and if you are pregnant, are expecting to become pregnant or are breast-feeding. Your doctor may recommend routine blood tests to monitor your kidney function when you are taking this medication.
Most side effects do not need medical attention and dissolve as the body responds to the medication. Consult your doctor if they continue or if you are concerned about them
Some of the common side effects of this medication include dizziness, headache, infection, irritation, stuffy nose, sleepiness, behavioural changes, aggressive behaviour, and loss of appetite Side effects are more common in the first few weeks and typically decrease as the body gets used to the medication. Most of these side effects may not require medical attention, but some of them can be severe.
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