Hi I just wanted to know I am on 2g of keppra twice a day and I think it is affecting my memory as I used to remember phone numbers and what I was going to say or do but now I have got a bad memory it is so annoying as people say that if you can remember to take your Meds then I can remember other things
I've noticed that in me too, and wondered whether it was the epilepsy or medication I'm taking for it...I figured it must've been both.
It's epilepsy and meds that cause memory loss . My surgeon taught me a lot
Epilepsy in general can affect it too but generally epilepsy meds affect the memory :-/
I take 1500mg twice a day. I used to think I may have dementia (it runs in my family) but apparently it's the tablets. I take many other tablets too but at least I haven't got dementia (yet!!!!).
It affected my memory really badly. You take your meds everyday, it becomes an unconscious thing to do. So of course you remember to take medication. I also used to be really good with numbers. I have finally managed to remember my mobile and home phone number. Other than that, I rely on my mobile. I also used to be able to rattle off every address I've ever lived at including post codes. Now i'm a bit more limited. A lot of doctors say that keppra shouldn't effect you in this way but it does. It also had an effect on my libido, depression/anxiety, weight gain, attitude towards people... I'm no longer on keppra and I hope that most of the issues I had will decrease over time