Is levetiracetam safe for children?

Levetiracetam is indicated for children age four years or older who have epilepsy with partial-onset seizures; children 12 years or older who have juvenile myoclonic epilepsy with myoclonic seizures; and children six years or older who have idiopathic generalized epilepsy with tonic-clonic seizures. Levetiracetam has not been tested on children under the age of four. In studies, levetiracetam has been associated with fatigue, unusual sleepiness and behavioral changes in children.

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