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... I just started Keppra in oct 500mg 2x a day...one of Keppra's side effect is depression and anxiety.... I was already fighting my depression acting up and had switched meds around.. I take 120mg of cymbalta 60mg 2x a day and 200mg of doxepin at night... ... (11 replies)
... Assuming you were issued Keppra for seizures, check your notes or talk to your Dr about your problems if you feel a need to. ... (11 replies)
... Thanks for your input! It's interesting to hear that it levels out pretty quickly and that the "KeppRAGE" is only in about 10% of patients. If you look it up on the internet, so many people complain about it that it makes it seem like if you take Keppra, you WILL rage. haha... Negativity always speaks so much louder than the good experiences. I can deal with side effects if... (8 replies)

Keppra problems?
Mar 5, 2004
... time we will decrease the keppra by half down to 500 mg day. ... (6 replies)
... said that keppra can cause depression. ... (2 replies)
Keppra Depression
Dec 22, 2011
... adjusts our brain patterns. Just like my stroke did and I didn't feel like myself so does keppra do the same thing. My seizures are due to a symptom of my stroke. I was just starting to feel better and the seizures started. ... (3 replies)
Keppra Depression
Dec 21, 2011
... ngly frequently I just find my self crying over small things that I'm not even upset about just about anything can set me off. It's not what I would identify as depression as I'm not necessarily 'down' more an overwhelming negative emotion. I dont know what to do it's disconcerting as well as embarrassing. ... (3 replies)
... now call "Kepprage". Basicly it is uncontrolled emotional outbursts, anger, usually, cometimes crying that tends to be caused by the dose or by the drug Keppra itself. Maybe how it effects our brain. ... (4 replies)
... As for weight, I didn't notice any problems. Topa did more causing weight gain than Keppra for me. ... (8 replies)
... I have recently been put on Keppra, I am in the process of weening off of Topamax and have exprerienced what you are describing. I was already experiencing depression when just on the topamax but when the Keppra was added I became a mess. It was instant. Within a few days to a week I was mad all the time and depressed. ... (24 replies)
... day mild depression started slowly. It worsened gradually, no real indications of it's increase. I stayed with friends constantly. ... (4 replies)
... ions for seizures in under a year, its amazing to even me that im stable. I've went from Lamictal, to Depakote, and now I take 400 MG to Zonegran and 3000 MG of Keppra together. When i first started taking the Keppra, the first two weeks, even my friends couldn't stand to be around me. ... (11 replies)
... I am hoping Keppra is different. My main concerns are mood and weight. ... (8 replies)
... Beth800, These are all great thoughts. We do have my husbands blood tested regularly. He has had other issues recently which the doctors are very careful to monitor. He had a small bout with bladder cancer which has been taken care of, and with the depakote, he was always tested for liver function. Cholesterol and psa's are a big topic at this age, so testing there as... (38 replies)
... Thanks Katie. I did see your other post and I had responded that it sounded like you where suffering from depression. I'm glad you are feeling better. :) Well except for the sleepy part. Patrick gets sleepy at first. The last couple of days (since starting the Keppra) he has been getting super hyper at school in the afternoon. This is about 5-6 hours after his last dose... (5 replies)
Keppra to Topamax
Sep 17, 2007
... I wouldn't say that the Topamax effects are "kinder" than Keppra's...not from my experience. The time I was on Topamax was the worst time of my life. I'm so glad to be off it. Just do an internet search and you'll see the magnitude of side effects when comparing Topamax to Keppra. There are a LOT of adverse effects that accompany Topamax. Just to name a few....glaucoma,... (17 replies)
Keppra Question
Apr 1, 2007
... caused Dilantin levels to skyrocket, and I became toxic on dilantin. I was on 3000 of Keppra at that time as well as being on TegXR. I think that was the only time I was on 4 drugs at once. ... (4 replies)
... I dont know if this is just me, but I have experienced a lot of depression and anger since I have gotten on Keppra. I was on Trileptal and I could never concentrate in school so they have put me on Keppra. ... (4 replies)
... Teg and Topa have a slight interaction. Exactly how the levels are effected I am unsure of, but it IS printed in the Notes for Topamax for minor known interactions. Your Dr would do "Teg Free Levels" to obtain a more accurate reading of the Teg if you were on both at the same time. Relating to this I had a couple odd encounters where my Teg level (standard level) spiked... (7 replies)
Keppra
Dec 8, 2004
... Dilantin. I have been on Keppra for about 4 months, I am on 3000 mg a day. There are a lot of different side effects that can happen. ... (18 replies)


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