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Is there a generic version of levetiracetam?

Levetiracetam is the generic version of a medication called Keppra. It is manufactured by several pharmaceutical companies. While the U.S. Food and Drug Administration considers the generic version of levetiracetam to be equivalent to Keppra, there is some clinical data which suggests that patients who change from brand to generic or from one generic to another generic have an increased risk of breakthrough seizures. Talk with your doctor about whether generic levetiracetam is the right choice for the treatment of your seizures.

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