Seizure Medication neurologist's opinion

Patient

Q: Suggested category Seizure: I had a seizure for the first time 3 days ago and the doctor at the hospital has prescribed a generic form of Keppra...after reading the counterindications of this drug I would prefer not to take it because I believe the seizure was caused by an OTC medication I used only once and am no longer using. I am on no other medications and am otherwise very healthy. Is it reasonable of me to delay starting this prescription in the hope that I will not have any more seizures. Results of CT scan, echo cardiogram, and MRI revealed no abnormalites.

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