Keppra (generic: levetiracetam ) is a prescription medication used to treat certain seizures in children and adults with epilepsy. Keppra belongs to a group of drugs called anticonvulsants, which may work by decreasing abnormal excitement in the brain.
This medication comes in tablet and oral (by mouth) solution form and is taken twice daily, with or without food. Swallow Keppra tablets whole.
Keppra is also available in injectable form to be given directly into a vein (IV) by a healthcare professional.
Common side effects of Keppra include drowsiness, weakness, and dizziness. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how Keppra affects you.