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Seizure Medication
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I am on Keppra and having more seizures lately but keppra is a good drug for me. but what is keppra xr for?

posted December 28, 2015 (edited)
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XR is a time release med. It has a longer half life (and hopefully you'll have less side effects like drowsiness, etc.) A good example is like taking a 24-hour allergy tablet versus a 12-hour allergy tablet.

posted December 28, 2015
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my son originally had absence epilepsy (staring seizure), he was put on Zarontin , it was amazing, didn’t see side effects & completely controlled them. our absence seizure turned into grand mal when he turned 13. trying to get them under control

posted January 14, 2018
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posted January 21, 2016
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posted January 16, 2016
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extended release

posted January 11, 2016

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