Aa
A
A
Close
1336659 tn?1275893725
Keppra Side effects
Hi All.
My 17 year old son has been on Keppra (1000mg twice daily) for 2 years and Topamax (50mg twice daily) for 18 months. He has been seizure free for 18 months. The last couple of months he's been feeling very depressed, confused, anxious, coordination problems, concentration, And a couple of times a day he feels as he used to feel after he had a seizure. He's also lost about 65lbs (30kg) in the last 18 months. Has anyone else had issues like this while on these meds?
thanks for your help
Jackie.
Cancel
1 Answers
Page 1 of 1
1780921 tn?1462244109
I have had the same issues when I was on Keppra, but I was also maxed out on the dosage, and I was on I believe 3 other types of seizure meds at the time. I can't remember if I every was on Topamax or not, sorry. I would get another EEG to see if the seizures are starting to breakthrough. Early this year I started to have the same problems again, and had to be put on another drug.
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Submit Answer
A
A
Recent Activity
1780921 tn?1462244109
Blank
flipper336 "If you can't feed a hundre... Comment
Jul 12
Avatar universal
Blank
UnsureMS Trusting in God is the best... Comment
Jul 08
Avatar universal
Blank
embee24 commented on Headache Note
May 24
Top Neurology Answerers
Avatar universal
Blank
1780921 tn?1462244109
Blank
Queen Creek, AZ
Epilepsy Community Resources