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Q: does anyone know if keppra causes headaches if been on it awhile for headaches

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Nancy Harris Bonk, Community Member
3/ 2/09 3:15pm

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.


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msmith33, Community Member
3/ 2/09 11:04pm

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.

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By torn, Community Member— Last Modified: 10/19/10, First Published: 02/28/09