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Is keppra good to treat phlebitis in the lower leg ??

By Anonymous January 25, 2019 - 12:47pm
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Hello, Anon!  Thank you for posting today.

Keppra is the brand name of levetiracetam - a prescription medication taken in conjunction with other anti-seizure drugs to treat children who have certain types of epilepsy and experience seizures.  

For the benefit our of readers, phlebitis is an Inflammation of a vein. It can occur with or without a blood clot. It can affect surface or deep veins. When caused by a blood clot, it's called thrombophlebitis.  Symptoms include redness, warmth, and pain in the affected area.  Treatments may include a warm compress, anti-inflammatory medication, compression stockings, and blood thinners.


January 25, 2019 - 4:07pm
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