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epileptic seizure, occasionally referred to as a fit, is defined as a transient symptom of "abnormal excessive or synchronous ne...
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Keppra 28,596 Lamictal 20,386 Topamax 14,467
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Keppra vs Vimpat

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Vimpat
Other name: Levetiracetam (Levetiracetam)
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Levetiracetam (International Nonproprietary Name) is an anticonvulsant medication used to treat epilepsy. It is the S-enantiomer of etiracetam, structurally similar to the prototypical nootropic drug piracetam. Levetiracetam is marketed under the trade ...
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Lacosamide (International Nonproprietary Name, formerly known as erlosamide) is a medication developed by UCB (company) for the adjunctive treatment of Focal seizuress and diabetic neuropathy marketed under the trade name Vimpat. The U.S. Foo...
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Dizzy
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Rash
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Drowsy
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Hair Loss
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Sleepy
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Nausea
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Lack Of Sleep
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Memory Loss
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Brain Tumor
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Memory Problems
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Dizzy
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Double Vision
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Hair Loss
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Memory Problems
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Sleepy
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Memory Loss
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Levetiracetam (International Nonproprietary Name) is an anticonvulsant medication used to treat epilepsy. It is the S-enantiomer of etiracetam, structurally similar to the prototypical nootropic drug piracetam. Levetiracetam is marketed under the trade ...
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Lacosamide (International Nonproprietary Name, formerly known as erlosamide) is a medication developed by UCB (company) for the adjunctive treatment of Focal seizuress and diabetic neuropathy marketed under the trade name Vimpat. The U.S. Foo...
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Everything I have read says vimpat works better along with...
" ...switched from keppra to vimpat for Atonic seizures. I was on the ...Once I added the keppra back with it I have only had 1 a week, which is slightly better. Everything I have read says vimpat works... "

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vertigo bad before I even started Vimpat. The only thing...
" My Dr. swears by Vimpat I'm on Keppra and Vimpat. I have ...seizures again. I had vertigo bad before I even started Vimpat. The only thing I noticed about it was it kept me up... "

me dizziness and weakness after awhile of being on vimpat s...
" ...daughter who is 13 is on the keppra and vimpat combination which ...been better. She did have some dizziness and weakness after awhile of being on vimpat so we decreased the dose and it got... "

off of Keppra and switch to Vimpat 50mg start with that...
" @Kayden, I'm on Keppra 750mg right now and the side effects for me are memory loss, Decreased appetite (makes me wanna eat everything 24/7 lol headaches, dizzines etc But I want to be taken... "

me on Vimpat... I hate taking meds, wish there was another...
" ...was 15 or 16... Then Keppra was added about two years ...of course now hes taking me off keppra and is putting me on Vimpat... I hate taking meds, wish there was another... "

m bruising really easy.. But the vimpat is actually helping....
" ...and Vimpat and I am bruising really easy.. But the vimpat is actually helping.. I have awful side effects to everything I have been on except the Keppra and I thought I was doing good with Vimpat so I... "

equent now and my neurologist wants me to switch to Vimpat....
" ...and ever since then I've been on varying doses of Keppra. I'm currently on 2500 mg twice daily and up until this point Keppra was very successful in controlling my seizures. But, they are getting... "

. When I first started the drug I felt a rapid heartbeat but...
" ...keppra and put on vimpat for absence, complex partial and simple partial sz. last yr. and it's done wonders for me. I hardly have any cp sz. anymore only a few absence and simple partial sz. When... "

ppra and Vimpat I stay under control and even with the rage...
" ...for the most part on Keppra and Vimpat I stay under control and even with the rage issues regarding Keppra, I have great patience and stay calm. ...with the rage issues regarding Keppra, I have great... "

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he switched to Vimpat and it has been much better. He...
" Family member took Kepra for anti-seizure and had a bad experience (Kepra rage I have seen it called); he switched to Vimpat and it has been much better.... "

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