At a Glance
Why Get Tested?
To determine the concentration of levetiracetam in the blood to establish an individualized dose; to detect toxicity or verify that a person is taking the medication as prescribed (compliance); to monitor during health changes that may affect drug clearance and/or kidney function
When to Get Tested?
Initially when establishing dosage; when indicated to detect low or excessive (potentially toxic) concentrations; when a person has decreased kidney function; sometimes to verify compliance
A blood sample drawn from a vein in your arm
Test Preparation Needed?