My son who is 19 just recently had two seizures (April 29 and May18, 2014). Each time he went to an emergency room. He was placed on 500mg of Keppra twice a day. Today, he saw a local neurologist who continued that plan of treatment. The neurologist imformed him that the Virginia state law requires a person not drive for six months and the North Caollina law requires a one year waiting period. Then the neurologist told my 19 year old that driving was at his own discretion. My son wants to go ahead and drive, but we are still concerned about his safety. Would it be safe for a person who had a seizure three days ago and who has only been on Keppra for three days to drive? I would have felt better if the doctor had just told him the law and advised him to wait the required length of time. Has anyone ever started on Keppra and still had seizures occur. How lond does it take to determine how effective this medication would be with an individual.View Thread
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