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What are the side effects of levetiracetam?

Levetiracetam may cause an allergic reaction, which may include symptoms such as hives, troubled breathing, and swelling of the mouth, lips, and face. Serious side effects of levetiracetamcan include hallucinations, suicidal thoughts, depression, infection, fever, chills, weakness, loss of motor function, seizures, nausea, weight loss, diarrhea, jaundice, stomach pain, and itching. Less serious side effects of levetiracetam may include dizziness, drowsiness, nervousness, pain, headache, irritability, runny nose, and sore throat. Inform your doctor about any side effects that concern you.

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