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What should I know about Keppra XR before taking it?

Keppra XR can cause unusual thoughts and behavior, including suicidal thinking, agitation, anxiety, apathy, depersonalization, depression, emotional lability, hostility, hyperkinesia, nervousness, neurosis, and personality disorder. Keppra XR can also cause extreme sleepiness and fatigue. If you have been taking Keppra routinely and need to stop, it is a good idea to gradually reduce the dose in order to avoid withdrawal seizures.

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