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Pre-Op medications used prior to neurosurgery

Why is it necessary to prescribe Keppra prior to neurosurgery, if there is no history of seizure activity?  


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KEPPRA is indicated as adjunctive therapy in the treatment of partial onset seizures in adults and children 4 years of age and older with epilepsy.
This might have been recommended for a short term remedy to avoid occurance of sizure and the surgery may cure you fully.
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