Two Cases of Levetiracetam Overdose Without Any Serious Side Effects

  • Zeynep Öztürk
  • Cengiz Havalı
  • Ayşe Serdaoğlu
  • Tuğba Hirfanoğlu
  • Yılmaz Akbaş
  • Leman Tekin Olgun
  • Ebru Arhan
  • Kürşad Aydın
Keywords: Overdose, levetiracetam, epilepsy, children

Abstract

We present two pediatric cases of levetiracetam overdose. The first case was a 3-year-old girl who was, by her family, accidentally given levetiracetam at 115 mg/kg/day for one-month duration. The second case, a 3-month-old girl who accidentally used 300 mg/kg/day dose about one month. We didn't observe remarkable severe side effects in our patients. 

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Published
2017-03-29