Levetiracetam for the treatment of generalized dystonia

Kelly L. Sullivan, Robert A. Hauser, Elan D. Louis, Ganesh Chari, Theresa A. Zesiewicz

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We report the case of a woman with generalized dystonia whose symptoms improved with the use of levetiracetam. Improvements were noted in blepharospasm, cervical, and truncal dystonia. The patient has been on LEV for a total of 20 weeks, and has experienced sustained improvement of symptoms.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)469-471
Number of pages3
JournalParkinsonism and Related Disorders
Issue number7
StatePublished - Nov 1 2005
Externally publishedYes


  • Blepharospasm
  • Dystonia
  • Keppra
  • Levetiracetam

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology
  • Clinical Neurology


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