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Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Does Keppra Cause Vitamin Deficiencies?
My doctor started giving keppra as a medication for epilepsy a few months ago. Since then my hair has stopped growing long. I know that hair loss is not one of the main side effects of Keppra. I was wondering if Keppra causes any vitamin or mineral deficiencies that might cause my hair to stop growing long.
Keppra does not cause any vitamin deficiencies.
David M Ficker, MD
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati