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Keppra and kidney problems

I've been on Keppra for over 3 yrs now, other than gain weight as soon as I was put on the drug, I've had numerous UTI's and kidney infec. as well as Kidney stones, I reduced my dosage by half (1000mg/day down to 500mg/day) over a period of 4 months last yr, still szr free, and blood levels come back with in therapeutic range (something my Neuro can't quite explain yet isn't making me go back up to the 1000mg/day). But I'm having more kidney issues.. am I alone on this? or is anyone else out there having kidney issues with Keppra?
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1165078 tn?1338655745
Since this picture was taken (a few days ago) My Dr put me on Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5mg/day Till the test results come back..
I've lost 12 pounds, and my shoes fit again LoL. although a temp fix, still it feels nice to see the bones in my feet again.
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I've also been on Keepra for three yrs now. Have also had numerous uti's and have had over 50 surgeries on my kidneys because my body is producing large amounts of kidney stones in both kidneys. I have also gained about 60lbs in three years. Ive been seiezure free for about 2.5 years. Wonder If I should go off this medication now after hearing ur story :/
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