Keppra is an anticonvulsant medication (often prescribed to patients with epilepsy) used to treat simple and complex partial seizures and myclonic seizures as well as migraines, autism, social anxiety and neuropathic pain. Keppra has been linked to several serious side effects, including an increase in psychotic episodes and hallucinations.
Recent reports have questioned the effectiveness of generic Keppra, Levetiracetam, which is manufactured by Mylan Pharmaceuticals.
Generic Keppra is made by a number of different manufacturers:
- Aurobindo Pharma
- Cobalt Pharmaceuticals
- Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories
- Mylan Pharmaceuticals
- Roxane Laboratories, Inc.
- Teva Pharmaceuticals
Generic Keppra tablets are available in the following strengths:
- Levetiracetam 250 mg
- Levetiracetam 500 mg
- Levetiracetam 750 mg
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The drug, which was approved for sale in Nov. 2008, has been linked to an increase in seizures, migraines, light headedness and side effects not experience when taking brand name Keppra. Patients who have experienced these serious side effects of generic Keppra after not experiencing them while taking brand name Keppra sould contact our office immediately for a free consultation. These patients may be entitled to compensation.