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I take 1500mg of Keppra a day can I take 500mg in the morning and 1000 at night As tired in the day ?

Just want to try improve tiredness

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Hi,

It's always best to give your doctor a call and ask these questions as they are better informed. I take 15mg of Onfi a day. My doctor suggested that I take 5mg in the am and 10mg in the pm (heavier dose in the pm) to help with drowsiness during the day. Hope this helps, good luck.

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Hi Honeybee98,

Kepra was the first medication I started using 30 years ago when I was diagnosed with epilepsy. As they got worse my medication was changed to Lamictin & Convulex, and the tiredness degreesed a lot. However, when I went abroad in 2000 Convulex was an unknown drug. I was put on different medications over quite a long period, as my fits started getting really bad. After serious treatments from various international neurologists, 2 who were called in the middle of the night as I was flown to a specialized hospital by Ambulance Helicopter when my heart stopped beating & emergency services were afraid they might not get me to a hospital in time.

Anycase, after sometime in a coma I came back to SA & several vitamins were added to my medication & the fits and seizures degreesed so much that most of the time I don't remember having had them unless marked on a calender of which the last was almost 2 months ago. I go for short walks during the day with my 2 bodyguards, or should I say doggy guards, and they don't allow anyone to help my in case I have a seizure - probably because the daddy of the 2 also suffers from epilepsy as well.

Basic point I'm trying to make is excercise, not too much, and having a serious talk with your neurologist. They can refer you to physiotherapists, who work with people suffering from epilepsy & tiredness. Try to keep a calender of fits & seizures, including tiredness & all of these at what time of the day if you are not doing so already.

Regards,

BD

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