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Levetiracetam

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    Oral / IV
    Levetiracetam
    Keppra 
    • Mechanism of Action
    • Unknown, though anticonvulsant effects may be through inhibition of neuronal N-type calcium channels and reduced breakdown of GABA.

Clinical Use

    • Indication
    • Second-line therapy for partial (focal) seizures.
    • Adverse Effects
    • Drowsiness
    • Headache
    • Anxiety / agitation / aggression
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