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Video: Keppra XR(TM) Approved in the U.S.
Date:9/14/2008

nts living with epilepsy."

The immediate release tablet form of Keppra(R) (levetiracetam) was first approved by the FDA in 1999 as adjunctive therapy in the treatment of partial onset seizures in adults with epilepsy. Since then, Keppra(R) has become the leading antiepileptic drug in the U.S.

Important Safety Information

Keppra XR(TM) extended-release tablets are indicated as adjunctive therapy in the treatment of partial onset seizures in patients 16 years of age and older with epilepsy.

Keppra XR(TM) causes somnolence, dizziness, and behavioral abnormalities. The most common adverse reactions observed with Keppra XR(TM) in combination with other AEDs were somnolence and irritability.

The adverse reactions that may be seen in patients receiving Keppra XR(TM) are expected to be similar to those seen in patients receiving immediate- release Keppra(R) tablets.

Keppra(R) immediate-release tablets cause somnolence and fatigue, coordination difficulties, and behavioral abnormalities (e.g., psychotic symptoms, suicidal ideation, and other abnormalities), as well as hematological abnormalities. In adults experiencing partial onset seizures, the most common adverse reactions observed with Keppra(R) in combination with other AEDs were somnolence, asthenia, infection and dizziness.

Keppra XR(TM) should be gradually withdrawn to minimize the potential of increased seizure frequency.

Dosing must be individualized according to the patient's renal function status. The dosage should be reduced in patients with impaired renal function receiving Keppra XR. In patients with end stage renal disease on dialysis, it is recommended that immediate-release Keppra(R) be used instead of Keppra XR(TM).

For full prescribing information, please see http://www.KeppraXR.com.

In order to ensure patient access to this valuable medication in the U.S., UCB is initiating a co-pay s
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