• torn torn
    February 28, 2009
    does anyone know if keppra causes headaches if been on it awhile for headaches
    torn torn
    February 28, 2009


  • Nancy Harris Bonk
    Health Guide
    March 02, 2009
    Nancy Harris Bonk
    Health Guide
    March 02, 2009

    Hi torn,


    Headache is a potential side effect of keppra sometimes experienced by people during the first few weeks when they start taking it. If the headache persists, one really needs to discuss it with their doctor.


    I hope this helps,




  • msmith33 March 03, 2009
    March 03, 2009
    Yes Keppra can cause headaches.  After working on the Ambulance for 5 years i've had many patients taking Keppra for seizures and told me that they are having headaches from the medication.  One of Keppra's side effects that are more common are headaches, but check with your doctor that it's not a headache caused by an interaction with any other medications you are taking. READ MORE
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