At a Glance
Why Get Tested?
In some cases, to determine the concentration of levetiracetam in the blood to establish an individualised dose; to detect toxicity or verify that a person is taking the medication as prescribed (compliance); to monitor changes that may affect drug clearance and/or kidney function
When to Get Tested?
In some cases, at the start of treatment when establishing dosage; when indicated to detect low or excessive (potentially toxic) concentrations; when a person has decreased kidney function; occasionally to verify compliance
A blood sample taken from a vein in your arm
Test Preparation Needed?