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How does levetiracetam treat seizures?

It is not known exactly how levetiracetam works to prevent seizures. Epileptic seizures are caused when the brain sends abnormal electrical signals. Levetiracetam may work by preventing this abnormal activity in the brain. Levetiracetam is rapidly absorbed by the body and is unlikely to adversely interact with other drugs.

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