Levetiracetam prescribed as Keppra by all CCGs

Why it matters: Keppra is an expensive branded form of the chemical levetiracetam. The MHRA's guidance is that it is usually unnecessary to maintain patients on a specific manufacturer's levetiracetam product unless there are specific concerns such as patient anxiety, or risk of confusion or dosing errors.

Description: Total quantity of Keppra tablets as a proportion of total quantity of levetiracetam tablets.

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Tagged as: Central Nervous system, Standard, Cost Saving, Generic prescribing (or browse all measures)

CCGs are ordered by mean percentile over the past six months. Each chart shows the results for the individual CCG, plus deciles across all CCGs in the NHS in England.

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