SLE, limited scleroderma, Sjogrens, Hashimoto's, seizure disorder, Raynauds, anemia
I would write more but I am on my way to school
I am on Keppra. I have excellent control with it and have been on it for a little over a year. THe neuro just ordered and increase in meds last month, but my body was not able to tolerate it during school. Keppra is VERY hard to adjust to (I am on monotherapy 500 MG twice daily)
I think you should give it a chance. The effects from the Keppra had me down for about 2 1/2 months. It is a hard drug to adjust to but to acheive some kind of seizure control is the best thing. You have to weigh your options. I would stick with the Kep for a little unless you absolutely cannot tolerate it.
ANyhow I am glad that you found us here. Hopefully I was somewhat helpful but my mind is running a mile a min cause I have to get going for the morning. Feel better, Tracy
I've been on both Tegretol and Keppra. I had a drug rash with the Tegretol and had to go off it, and the Keppra was one I had several years ago. My seizures were not controlled on Keppra, so I was switched to something else. It made me very depressed and moody, in addition to not helping my seizures. It sounds like Tracy has a lot better luck with it than I did.
As far as elevated liver functions, I haven't had that problem lately, thank goodness. But when it happened in the past, my tests were back to normal within several weeks after I had a med change. I think it would just depend on what else you are taking that might affect your liver as well. I wasn't allowed to take any other medication, even tylenol, when my liver enzymes were elevated. I'm just glad I've never had a problem since then.
Sounds like your tests are going to be returning to normal with time. Hope you're doing ok on the Keppra! Hugs, Glenda