Keppra approved from 1 month

Keppra (levetiracetam) has been approved for adjunctive treatment of partial-onset seizures with or without secondary generalisation in children from 1 month of age. It was previously licensed for this indication only in children over 6 months.

The starting dose in children aged 1-6 months is 7mg/kg oral solution twice daily.

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Further information: UCB

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