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Uses of Keppra
 
Keppra is also known by the generic name Levetiracetam


USES:
Levetiracetam is an anticonvulsant used in combination with other medications to treat seizure disorders (epilepsy). Levetiracetam has been shown to decrease the number of seizures in adults and children. It is not known how it works to prevent seizures.


Uses of Lamictal
 
Lamictal is also known by the generic name Lamotrigine


USES:
Lamotrigine is used alone or with other medications to prevent and control seizures. It may also be used to help prevent the extreme mood swings of bipolar disorder in adults.

Lamotrigine is known as an anticonvulsant or antiepileptic drug. It is thought to work by restoring the balance of certain natural substances in the brain.


Keppra and Lamictal Combined Have 60 Life Threatening (Major) Side Effects
 
Critcal Seriouosness - Abnormal Liver Function Tests - Abnormal Hepatic Function Tests is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Acquired Decrease of All Cells in the Blood - Pancytopenia is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Acute Inflammation of the Pancreas - Acute Pancreatitis is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Acute Liver Failure - Acute Hepatic Failure is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Aggressive Behavior is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Allergic Reaction caused by a Drug - Hypersensitivity Drug Reactions is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Anemia is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Anxious - Anxiety is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Asthma - Bronchial Asthma is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Blood Disorder - Blood Dyscrasias is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Blurred Vision is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Confused - Impaired Cognition is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Decreased Blood Platelets - Thrombocytopenic Disorder is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Decreased Neutrophils a Type of White Blood Cell - Neutropenic Disorder is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Decreased White Blood Cells - Leukopenia is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Deficiency of Granulocytes a Type of White Blood Cell - Agranulocytosis is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Depression is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Double Vision - Diplopia is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Easily Angered or Annoyed - Irritability is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Erythema Multiforme is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Extreme Loss of Body Water - Dehydration is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Feeling Anger Toward Something - Hostility is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Feeling Restless - Feeling Agitated is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Fever is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Giant Hives - Angioedema is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Hallucination - Hallucinations is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Having Thoughts of Suicide - Suicidal Ideation is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Hemolytic Anemia is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Hemorrhage of Blood Under the Skin - Ecchymosis is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Hepatitis is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Hyperactive Behavior - Hyperkinesis is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Increased Eosinophils in the Blood - Eosinophilia is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Infection is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Inflammation of the Lining of the Stomach and Intestines - Gastroenteritis is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Involuntary Eye Movement - Nystagmus is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Liver Failure - Hepatic Failure is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Loss of Memory - Memory Impairment is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Loss of One's Own Sense of Reality or Identity - Depersonalization is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Lupus-Like Syndrome is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Meningitis Not Caused by an Infection - Non-Infective Meningitis is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Mental Impairment is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Mood Changes is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Multiple Organ Failure is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Nervous - Nervousness is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Pancreatitis is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Periods of Not Breathing - Apnea is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Problems with Eyesight - Visual Changes is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Psychosis caused by a Drug - Drug-Induced Psychosis is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Rash - Skin Rash is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Reaction due to an Allergy - Allergic Reactions is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Repeated Seizures with Unconsciousness Between Episodes - Status Epilepticus is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Sinus Irritation and Congestion - Sinusitis is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Small Reddish-Purplish Pin-Point Sized Spots on the Skin - Petechiae is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Stevens-Johnson Syndrome is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Suicidal is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Toxic Effect on Brain or Spinal Cord Function - CNS Toxicity is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Uncoordinated - Ataxia is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Vasculitis is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined
Critcal Seriouosness - Voluntary Movement Difficulty - Dyskinesia is a Life Threatening Side Effect of Lamictal and Keppra combined

Keppra and Lamictal Combined have 18 Most Frequently Occurring Side Effects
 
Blurred Vision is a Frequently Occurring Side Effect of Keppra and Lamictal combined
Chest Pain is a Frequently Occurring Side Effect of Keppra and Lamictal combined
Diarrhea is a Frequently Occurring Side Effect of Keppra and Lamictal combined
Disorder of the Digestive System is a Frequently Occurring Side Effect of Keppra and Lamictal combined
Dizzy - Dizziness is a Frequently Occurring Side Effect of Keppra and Lamictal combined
Double Vision - Diplopia is a Frequently Occurring Side Effect of Keppra and Lamictal combined
Drowsiness - Drowsy is a Frequently Occurring Side Effect of Keppra and Lamictal combined
Feel Like Throwing Up - Nausea is a Frequently Occurring Side Effect of Keppra and Lamictal combined
Feeling Weak - General Weakness is a Frequently Occurring Side Effect of Keppra and Lamictal combined
Head Pain - Headache Disorder is a Frequently Occurring Side Effect of Keppra and Lamictal combined
Inflammation of the Nose - Rhinitis is a Frequently Occurring Side Effect of Keppra and Lamictal combined
Low Energy - Fatigue is a Frequently Occurring Side Effect of Keppra and Lamictal combined
Neck Pain is a Frequently Occurring Side Effect of Keppra and Lamictal combined
Pain is a Frequently Occurring Side Effect of Keppra and Lamictal combined
Rash - Skin Rash is a Frequently Occurring Side Effect of Keppra and Lamictal combined
Throat Irritation - Pharyngitis is a Frequently Occurring Side Effect of Keppra and Lamictal combined
Throwing Up - Vomiting is a Frequently Occurring Side Effect of Keppra and Lamictal combined
Uncoordinated - Ataxia is a Frequently Occurring Side Effect of Keppra and Lamictal combined

Keppra and Lamictal Drug-Drug Interactions
 
There are no drug-drug interactions between Keppra and Lamictal.

Keppra has 22 Condition Contraindications
 
If you have any of these Conditions then you should carefully evaluate the risks of taking Keppra.

Keppra Oral Contraindications
(grouped by decreasing seriousness level)

Relative Contraindications 

Aggressive Behavior is a contraindication of Keppra.

Anxiety - Anxious is a contraindication of Keppra.

Ataxia - Uncoordinated is a contraindication of Keppra.

Depersonalization - Loss of One's Own Sense of Reality or Identity is a contraindication of Keppra.

Depression is a contraindication of Keppra.

Drowsy - Drowsiness is a contraindication of Keppra.

Fatigue - Low Energy is a contraindication of Keppra.

Feeling Agitated - Feeling Restless is a contraindication of Keppra.

Gait Abnormality - Abnormal Manner of Walking is a contraindication of Keppra.

Hallucinations - Hallucination is a contraindication of Keppra.

Hostility - Feeling Anger Toward Something is a contraindication of Keppra.

Indifference - Indifferent Behavior is a contraindication of Keppra.

Irritability - Easily Angered or Annoyed is a contraindication of Keppra.

Mood Changes is a contraindication of Keppra.

Psychotic Disorder - Mental Disorder with Loss of Normal Personality & Reality is a contraindication of Keppra.

Suicidal Ideation - Having Thoughts of Suicide is a contraindication of Keppra.

Contraindication Warnings 

Behavioral Disorders - Problem Behavior is a contraindication of Keppra.

Disease of Liver - Liver Problems is a contraindication of Keppra.

Leukopenia - Decreased White Blood Cells is a contraindication of Keppra.

Neutropenic Disorder - Decreased Neutrophils a Type of White Blood Cell is a contraindication of Keppra.

Pancytopenia - Acquired Decrease of All Cells in the Blood is a contraindication of Keppra.

Renal Disease - Kidney Disease is a contraindication of Keppra.

Lamictal has 11 Condition Contraindications
 
If you have any of these Conditions then you should carefully evaluate the risks of taking Lamictal.

Lamictal Oral Contraindications
(grouped by decreasing seriousness level)

Absolute Contraindications 

Pregnancy is a contraindication of Lamictal.

Relative Contraindications 

Non-Infective Meningitis - Meningitis Not Caused by an Infection is a contraindication of Lamictal.

Suicidal Ideation - Having Thoughts of Suicide is a contraindication of Lamictal.

Contraindication Warnings 

Anemia is a contraindication of Lamictal.

Aplastic Anemia - Low Blood Counts due to Bone Marrow Failure is a contraindication of Lamictal.

Depression is a contraindication of Lamictal.

Disease of Liver - Liver Problems is a contraindication of Lamictal.

Neutropenic Disorder - Decreased Neutrophils a Type of White Blood Cell is a contraindication of Lamictal.

Pancytopenia - Acquired Decrease of All Cells in the Blood is a contraindication of Lamictal.

Severe Renal Disease - Serious Kidney Problems is a contraindication of Lamictal.

Thrombocytopenic Disorder - Decreased Blood Platelets is a contraindication of Lamictal.
Keppra - Symptoms of overdose may include
If overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US National Poison Hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center. Symptoms of overdose may include slow/shallow breathing, loss of consciousness.

Lamictal - Symptoms of overdose may include
severe drowsiness, unusual eye movements, loss of consciousness.

Contact poison control
If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US national poison hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canadian residents should call their local poison control center directly.

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