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  • Information on Epilepsy
    This eMedTV article presents a brief look at epilepsy, with information on the disease's history, how it manifests, the usual prognosis with treatment, and more. There is also a link to a full-length article on this topic.
  • Information on Topamax
    This eMedTV Web article offers important information on Topamax, a drug used to manage epileptic seizures and prevent migraine headaches. This page also explains why this medicine is not suitable for everyone and offers general dosing guidelines.
  • Kapera
    Keppra is a prescription drug used to treat partial, myoclonic, and generalized tonic clonic seizures. This eMedTV page further explains what the drug is used for and lists some of its potential side effects. Kapera is a common misspelling of Keppra.
  • Kapra
    Keppra is a medication that can be prescribed to treat certain types of epileptic seizures. This eMedTV resource covers specific uses of the drug and lists the various forms of Keppra currently available. Kapra is a common misspelling of Keppra.
  • Keppra
    Keppra is a medication that is approved to treat partial, myoclonic, and generalized tonic clonic seizures. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at how Keppra works and further explores its effects, potential side effects, and dosage information.
  • Keppra and Breastfeeding
    Keppra does pass through women's breast milk. This eMedTV page explains the manufacturer's advice to not take Keppra when breastfeeding and describes what to watch for in your nursing infant if you are taking Keppra and breastfeeding at the same time.
  • Keppra and Pregnancy
    Keppra may not be safe for use during pregnancy. This portion of the eMedTV library describes the results of animal studies on Keppra and pregnancy, explaining how the medication increased the risk of miscarriages and birth defects in rats.
  • Keppra Dosage
    This eMedTV page explains that the typical starting Keppra dosage for treating myoclonic seizures or partial or grand mal seizures in adults is 500 mg twice daily. This page also offers tips on when and how to take the drug.
  • Keppra Drug Interactions
    Keppra is not likely to interact with other medications. This part of the eMedTV archives explains that studies have not shown any specific Keppra drug interactions. However, there may still be some drug interactions that are not known at this time.
  • Keppra Medication Information
    This eMedTV page provides some basic information on Keppra, an epilepsy medication used to reduce the frequency of partial seizures and certain other types of seizures. Details on what to discuss with your healthcare provider are also included.
  • Keppra Overdose
    Agitation, unconsciousness, and difficulty breathing are possible signs of a Keppra overdose. This eMedTV Web page lists other potential overdose symptoms and describes various treatment options that are available for people who take too much Keppra.
  • Keppra Side Affects
    Among the Keppra side effects listed in this eMedTV article are common side effects (like drowsiness) and side effects that may require immediate medical care (like hallucinations). Keppra side affects is a common misspelling of Keppra side effects.
  • Keppra Side Effects
    Drowsiness, accidental injury, and weakness are among the most common side effects seen with Keppra. This eMedTV segment highlights other common side effects and explains which ones may require immediate medical attention.
  • Keppra Uses
    Keppra is used to treat partial seizures, myoclonic seizures, and generalized tonic-clonic seizures. This eMedTV resource discusses Keppra uses in more detail, explains how it can be used in children, and lists possible off-label uses.
  • Keppra vs. Diazepam
    This eMedTV Web article compares diazepam vs. Keppra, explaining some of the differences between these two seizure medications. This page describes how these medicines work and outlines some potential side effects of each.
  • Keppra Warnings and Precautions
    This eMedTV page lists Keppra warnings and precautions, such as the safety of taking the drug during pregnancy and the risk of suddenly stopping Keppra. This page also discusses the conditions you should tell your doctor about prior to taking Keppra.
  • Keppra Withdrawal
    As this eMedTV article explains, your healthcare provider may decide to slowly wean you off Keppra in order to avoid withdrawal symptoms. This page highlights some Keppra withdrawal symptoms and describes what to do before you stop taking the drug.
  • Keppra XR
    Keppra XR is a prescription medicine approved for the treatment of epilepsy. This page on the eMedTV site describes the specific effects of this medication, explains when and how to take it, and lists some of its potential side effects.
  • Keppra XR and Breastfeeding
    The manufacturer of Keppra XR (levetiracetam XR) recommends avoiding this drug while breastfeeding. This eMedTV segment offers more information on Keppra XR and breastfeeding, and explains whether this medicine passes through breast milk.
  • Keppra XR and Pregnancy
    Keppra XR (levetiracetam XR) is potentially dangerous for pregnant women. As this eMedTV page explains, studies on Keppra XR and pregnancy show that the drug increased the risk of miscarriage and birth defects when it was given to pregnant animals.
  • Keppra XR Dosage
    The usual starting Keppra XR dosage is 1000 mg (two 500 mg tablets) once daily. This article from the eMedTV archives explains how your healthcare provider will gradually increase your dose and offers tips for when and how to take this medication.
  • Keppra XR Drug Information
    If you are looking for information on Keppra XR, this eMedTV article is a great place to start. This resource takes a quick look at what type of seizure this prescription drug is used to control, what to expect during treatment, and more.
  • Keppra XR Drug Interactions
    There are currently no known Keppra XR drug interactions. As this eMedTV Web page explains, however, Keppra XR has not been studied in combination with every medication, so it is possible that there are unknown drug interactions at this time.
  • Keppra XR Overdose
    A Keppra XR (levetiracetam XR) overdose may lead to agitation, unconsciousness, or drowsiness. This eMedTV resource lists other possible symptoms of an overdose with Keppra XR and describes various available treatment options.
  • Keppra XR Side Effects
    Common Keppra XR side effects may include irritability, common cold symptoms, and the flu. This eMedTV resource lists other common side effects of Keppra XR and also explains which side effects may require immediate medical attention.
  • Keppra XR Uses
    Keppra XR is used for treating partial seizures in people ages 16 and older with epilepsy. This part of the eMedTV library discusses Keppra XR uses in more detail, including a list of possible off-label uses for this seizure medication.
  • Keppra XR Warnings and Precautions
    If you have anemia, make sure to let your doctor know before you start using Keppra XR. This eMedTV resource contains other important Keppra XR warnings and precautions, and includes information on who should not use this medication.
  • Kepra
    Keppra is a prescription medicine licensed for the treatment of partial, myoclonic, and grand mal seizures. This eMedTV page describes Keppra in more detail and offers precautions for taking the medication. Kepra is a common misspelling of Keppra.
  • Kepra Side Effects
    Although most people do not experience any problems while taking Keppra, side effects can occur. This eMedTV segment outlines some of the common and serious side effects of Keppra. Kepra side effects is a common misspelling of Keppra side effects.
  • Ketogenic Diet
    The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet that has been shown to control seizures in children. This eMedTV article looks at the potential benefits and side effects of following this diet and discusses limited research findings.
  • Kiepura
    A doctor may prescribe Keppra to treat partial seizures and other types of epileptic seizures. This page on the eMedTV site discusses specific Keppra uses and offers general precautions for the medicine. Kiepura is a common misspelling of Keppra.
  • Klonapin
    Klonopin is a prescription medicine that is licensed to treat panic disorder and certain types of seizures. This eMedTV resource discusses how Klonopin works and lists possible signs of an overdose. Klonapin is a common misspelling of Klonopin.
  • Klonipin
    Klonopin is a drug used for the treatment of epileptic seizures and panic disorder. This eMedTV Web page takes a brief look at Klonopin and provides a link to more detailed information. Klonipin is a common misspelling of Klonopin.
  • Klonopin
    Klonopin has been approved for the treatment of certain epileptic seizures and panic disorder. This eMedTV article provides a detailed overview of Klonopin, including information on how it works, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Klonopin 0.5 mg
    Klonopin comes in tablet or wafer form and is available in several strengths. As this eMedTV page explains, the usual dose for treating seizures is 0.5 mg of Klonopin three times a day. This page also offers dosing guidelines for treating panic disorder.
  • Klonopin 1 mg
    Klonopin is an oral medication that comes in several different forms and strengths. As this article from the eMedTV library explains, there are three strengths available for the tablet form: 0.5 mg, 1 mg, and 2 mg Klonopin tablets.
  • Klonopin 2 mg
    The highest available strength of Klonopin is 2 mg tablets and wafers (orally disintegrating tablets). This eMedTV page lists other available forms and strengths, and offers Klonopin dosing guidelines for the treatment of epilepsy and panic disorder.
  • Klonopin Addiction
    If you stop taking Klonopin and experience hallucinations or vomiting, you may be addicted to the drug. This eMedTV article explains how extended use of Klonopin can lead to dependence, and offers suggestions on how to deal with an addiction to Klonopin.
  • Klonopin Alternative
    If you do not respond well to Klonopin, other medications are available. This eMedTV page lists some of the drugs that can be used as alternatives to Klonopin and explains what you should be aware of when starting a new epilepsy medication.
  • Klonopin and Alcohol
    It is not recommended to mix alcohol and Klonopin due to the potentially serious reactions that may occur. This eMedTV Web page explains what can happen if you drink alcohol while taking Klonopin and describes what your doctor may recommend.
  • Klonopin and Breastfeeding
    Klonopin passes through breast milk and can cause potentially serious side effects in your nursing infant. This eMedTV page explains what you should know if you are taking Klonopin and breastfeeding, and discusses the manufacturer's recommendations.
  • Klonopin and Insomnia
    As this portion of the eMedTV archives explains, insomnia can be a side effect of Klonopin, occurring in less than 1 percent of people taking the medication. This page discusses what to do if you are taking Klonopin and insomnia becomes a problem.
  • Klonopin and Pregnancy
    The FDA has classified Klonopin as a pregnancy Category D drug, meaning it may not be safe during pregnancy. This eMedTV page describes the birth defects that resulted during studies on Klonopin and pregnancy (such as a cleft palate and limb defects).
  • More About Klonopin and Weight Gain
    Although it is not a common side effect of Klonopin, weight gain is possible while taking the drug. This eMedTV segment offers some tips on dealing with weight gain and explains what your doctor may recommend if this becomes a problem.
  • Klonopin Dangers
    Klonopin can cause both physical and psychological dependence and is often abused. This page from the eMedTV Web site discusses other potential dangers of Klonopin and lists some of the common side effects that have been reported with this drug.
  • Klonopin Dosage
    As this eMedTV page explains, the recommended starting Klonopin dosage will be based on several factors, such as your age and other medications you are taking. This page also covers Klonopin dosing guidelines for treating seizures and panic disorder.
  • Klonopin Drug Information
    Klonopin is used for treating panic disorder and certain types of epileptic seizures. This eMedTV Web page offers more information about the prescription drug Klonopin, including important warnings and precautions for the medication.
  • Klonopin Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV article explains that when certain medicines, such as sleep medicines, narcotics, or antidepressants, are taken with Klonopin, drug interactions can occur. This page also describes the problems these interactions can cause.
  • Klonopin for Children
    For the treatment of seizures, both children and adults may be prescribed Klonopin. As this page from the eMedTV Web site explains, however, the medication should not be used for treating panic disorder in children at all.
  • Klonopin for Epilepsy
    Klonopin is not only used for treating panic disorder; epilepsy can also be treated with Klonopin. As this eMedTV segment explains, Klonopin can be used to treat certain types of epileptic seizures, such as myoclonic or akinetic seizures.
  • Klonopin for Panic Disorder
    As this eMedTV page explains, panic disorder is one of the conditions that can be treated with Klonopin. This article describes how Klonopin works for this type of anxiety disorder and briefly covers other approved uses for this medication.
  • Klonopin Indications
    There are several indications for Klonopin; the drug is used to treat epileptic seizures and panic disorder. This eMedTV article discusses these Klonopin uses in more detail and explains how the medication can be used for "off-label" purposes as well.
  • Klonopin Medication Information
    This eMedTV article provides information about Klonopin, a medication commonly used for treating epileptic seizures and panic disorder. This page includes general warnings for the drug and offers details on what side effects may occur with treatment.
  • Klonopin Medicine
    The prescription medicine Klonopin is used for the treatment of panic disorder and epileptic seizures. This eMedTV resource describes these two conditions in more detail and explains how Klonopin works for various uses.
  • Klonopin Oral
    People with epilepsy or panic disorder may benefit from the oral medication Klonopin. This part of the eMedTV library discusses Klonopin uses in more detail, describes how the drug works, and explains what side effects may occur with treatment.
  • Klonopin Overdose
    Taking an overdose of Klonopin may lead to drowsiness, slow reflexes, and other problems. This eMedTV article provides a list of other possible overdose effects and explains what treatment options are available for an overdose.
  • Klonopin Reactions
    A number of people have reported negative reactions with Klonopin. This article from the eMedTV archives provides a list of common side effects that have been reported with Klonopin and explains which problems require immediate medical attention.
  • Klonopin Risks
    Klonopin may increase the risk of suicidal thoughts or behavior. This segment of the eMedTV site explores other potential risks with Klonopin and describes some of the more common (and less dangerous) side effects that may occur with this medication.
  • Klonopin Safety
    In general, it is not recommended to give Klonopin to people with a history of alcohol or drug abuse. This eMedTV segment offers more safety information on Klonopin, including details on what you should discuss with your doctor before starting the drug.
  • Klonopin Sexual Side Effects
    As this eMedTV segment explains, some people who take Klonopin may experience impotence or a decreased sex drive, among other Klonopin sexual side effects. This page explains how often these side effects occur and what to do if you develop them.
  • Klonopin Side Effects
    Drowsiness, coordination problems, and behavior problems are potential Klonopin side effects. This eMedTV segment provides a list of common and rare side effects seen with this drug, including those that may require immediate medical attention.
  • Klonopin Tablets
    As this eMedTV segment explains, the tablet form of Klonopin is available in three different strengths. This eMedTV resource lists the various strengths of Klonopin and offers general tips and precautions for taking this medication.
  • Klonopin Uses
    Klonopin is approved for use in the treatment of epileptic seizures and panic disorder. This eMedTV page explains how Klonopin works to treat these conditions and outlines other uses of the drug, such as off-label Klonopin uses.
  • Klonopin Wafers
    Available in the form of tablets or wafers, Klonopin is a drug used for panic disorder and epilepsy. This eMedTV article briefly explains when and how to take Klonopin and lists the various strengths available for this benzodiazepine medication.
  • Klonopin Warnings and Precautions
    Klonopin may cause depression and increased salivation. This selection of the eMedTV Web site describes other important Klonopin warnings and precautions to be aware of prior to taking the drug, as well as a list of those who should avoid the drug.
  • Klonopin Weight Change
    In clinical studies, weight change was a reported side effect of Klonopin. This eMedTV article explains how common this side effect is and offers general suggestions on how to deal with any unexplained weight gain.
  • Klonopin Withdraw
    Fever, insomnia, and nausea are potential symptoms of Klonopin withdrawal. This eMedTV resource lists other possible withdrawal symptoms and explains how to limit these problems. Klonopin withdraw is a common misspelling of Klonopin withdrawal.
  • Klonopin Withdrawal
    As this eMedTV page explains, suddenly stopping Klonopin could result in nausea, fever, and other withdrawal symptoms. This article takes a closer look at withdrawal from Klonopin and emphasizes the importance of slowly weaning yourself off the drug.
  • Klonopin Withdrawal Symptoms
    Potential symptoms of withdrawal from Klonopin include fever, nausea, and dizziness. This eMedTV resource lists other possible withdrawal symptoms and offers information on why these symptoms may occur if you abruptly stop treatment with Klonopin.
  • Klonopin Withdrawl
    If you suddenly stop taking Klonopin, withdrawal symptoms may occur. As this eMedTV page explains, this occurs because Klonopin causes physical and psychological dependence. Klonopin withdrawl is a common misspelling of Klonopin withdrawal.
  • Klonpin
    As this eMedTV page explains, a doctor may prescribe Klonopin to treat epileptic seizures or panic disorder. This page explains how Klonopin works and discusses the factors that may affect your dosage. Klonpin is a common misspelling of Klonopin.
  • Kolonipin
    This eMedTV page gives an overview of Klonopin, a drug used to treat panic disorder and epileptic seizures. This page describes how Klonopin works, dosing guidelines, and what to do if you overdose. Kolonipin is a common misspelling of Klonopin.
  • Kolonopin
    This portion of the eMedTV archives explains how the prescription drug Klonopin works to treat seizures and panic disorder. This page also covers some tips for when and how to take the medication. Kolonopin is a common misspelling of Klonopin.
  • Lamactal
    A drug available only by prescription, Lamictal is used to treat bipolar disorder and epilepsy. This eMedTV Web page offers a brief look at the drug and provides a link to more detailed information. Lamactal is a common misspelling of Lamictal.
  • Lamactil
    Lamictal is a drug used for treating epilepsy and bipolar disorder. This eMedTV page explores how the medication may work and lists conditions you should tell your doctor about before starting treatment. Lamactil is a common misspelling of Lamictal.
  • Lamactil Rashes
    Occasionally, Lamictal can cause a life-threatening rash. This selection from the eMedTV Web site briefly covers Lamictal-related rashes and provides a link to more information. Lamictil rashes is a common misspelling of Lamictal rash.
  • Lamactil Side Effects
    Headaches, dizziness, and nausea are some of the possible side effects of Lamictal. This eMedTV page lists other side effects of the drug and provides a link to more information. Lamactil side effects is a common misspelling of Lamictal side effects.
  • Lamectil
    Lamictal is a prescription medicine approved to treat bipolar disorder and epilepsy. This eMedTV segment describes the medication in more detail, including some of its potential side effects. Lamectil is a common misspelling of Lamictal.
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