What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking It?You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Keppra if you have:
- Anemia or any other blood disorder
- Kidney disease, including kidney failure (renal failure)
- Any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Keppra and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Keppra and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Keppra Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
What If I Take an Overdose?People who take too much Keppra may have overdose symptoms that could include:
- Difficulty breathing
If you happen to overdose, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Keppra Overdose for more information.)
How Should It Be Stored?The drug should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. Store Keppra tablets in an airtight container.
Keep this medication and all other medications out of the reach of children.