Friday, September 21, 2007

Weaning Keppra...

Sophie has not tolerated Keppra very well. It has made her very lethargic and clingy. This morning, we decided not to give Sophie her morning dose and it has already made a big difference. Her therapist at her preschool said Sophie was so much more attentive and alert compared to Wednesday. Keppra did absolutely nothing for her seizures so it was an easy decision. If anything, it made them slightly worse since she was so drowsy throughout the day. I e-mailed her neuro at Johns Hopkins today to see what he has to say about the wean. Also, I told him that I wanted to wean the diet. Hopefully, he agrees.

1 comment:

Great Aunt Barb said...

Hope the weaning is going well. I know you can't wait to have her off the diet. I'm sure sophie will enjoy being able to try so many foods that will seem new to her. I'm only sorry that neither of these treatments offered any relief.

Just a few more weeks and it's her birthday...bet a real cake will be quite a treat.