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Epilive 500mg Tablet
Epilive 500mg Tablet
Epilive 500mg Tablet

Epilive 500mg Tablet

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Epilive 500 MG Description

Epilive 500 tablet contains Levetiracetam as an active ingredient. It is an antiepileptic medicine used in the prevention and treatment of seizures known as fits. Take this medicine as per the prescribed dosage and duration. You should not take this medicine if you have any known allergy to any of the components of this medicine. Before starting with Epilive 500 tablet, inform your doctor about all other medicines, you are consuming, including herbal and over-the-counter. Do not stop taking this medicine without informing your doctor. Also, if you feel any side effects or there is no improvement in your condition, then immediately inform your doctor.


Product Summary

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ContainsLevetiracetam(500.0 Mg)
UsesEpilepsy/ seizures
Side effectsHeadache, fatigue, dizziness, nausea, vomiting
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Uses of Epilive 500 MG

Epilive 500 tablet is used to treat and prevent seizures or fits in patients above 16 years.

Contraindications of Epilive 500 MG

If you are allergic to Levetiracetam or any other ingredients of this medicine.

Side effects of Epilive 500 MG

  • Headache
  • Sleepiness
  • Itchy throat
  • Blocked nose
  • Stomach upset
  • Rash, swelling, itching
  • Fits
  • Tiredness

Precautions and Warnings of Epilive 500 MG



Can I take Epilive 500 tablet during pregnancy?
This medicine may cause harmful effects in unborn babies, thus it should be avoided. However, your doctor may give you this medicine only if it is needed and the advantage overweighs the risk. This medicine should not be suddenly discontinued as it may cause serious harm to pregnant women and unborn babies. If you are pregnant or think you may be or are planning for a baby, consult your doctor before starting this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Epilive 500 tablet while breastfeeding?
Contents of this medicine pass into human milk. Hence, it is not recommended during breastfeeding. However, your doctor may give you this medicine only if it is needed and the advantage overweighs the risk.


Can I drive if I have consumed Epilive 500 tablet?
This medicine can make you dizzy and feel sleepy. Avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.


Can I consume alcohol with Epilive 500 tablet?
There is limited information about the effects of this medicine on alcohol but avoid consuming alcohol in excessive amounts.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have problems with your kidney
  • You have any psychiatric illness
  • You have abnormal or suicidal thoughts, aggression or irritation.
  • You have problems with growth or puberty

Directions for Use of Epilive 500 MG

  • Take Epilive 500 tablet as a whole with a sufficient amount of water, with or without food.
  • You should take this medicine regularly and without fail, as directed by your doctor.
  • You should not consume it more than the stated, recommended daily dose.

Storage and disposal of Epilive 500 MG

  • Store Epilive 500 tablet at room temperature, protected from moisture and direct sunlight.
  • Keep the medicine out of the reach of children and pets.
  • You should not use this medicine after the expiry date.
  • Do not use this medicine if you notice that the pack is damaged or shows signs of tampering.

Quick Tips of Epilive 500 MG

  • Epilive 500mg tablet is an anti-epileptic medication. It is used to treat and prevent epilepsy, commonly known as seizures or fits.
  • It is a brain-related condition characterized by abnormal brain activity, causing seizures or periods of unusual behaviour, feeling fuzzy, and sometimes loss of consciousness.
  • Take this medication exactly as prescribed by your doctor, do not exceed the recommended dose or take it for longer than prescribed.
  • Please do not stop taking Epilive 500mg suddenly, as it may result in worsening the condition.
  • Epilive 500mg tablet is not recommended if you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant, or breastfeeding.
  • If you become pregnant while taking this medication, stop taking it immediately and consult your doctor.
  • Also, inform about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from before starting this tablet.
  • Headache blocked nose, tiredness, and nausea/vomiting may occur in some individuals with the use of Epilive 500mg tablet. Inform your doctor if these effects bother you or do not go away.
  • You should avoid driving or operating heavy machinery if you experience dizziness or sleepiness after using this tablet.

Dosage of Epilive 500 MG


  • Symptoms of overdose of Epilive 500 tablet may include sleepiness, anxiety, nervousness, aggression, decreased alertness, difficulty breathing and coma. If you experience any of the symptoms or think ...
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Missed a Dose

  • You should never miss your dose of this medicine as it may lead to treatment failure.
  • If you missed any dose of medicine, then take it as soon as you remember it.
  • If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Mode of Action of Epilive 500 MG

How Does It Work?

Levetiracetam works by attaching to a protein in the body, thus inhibiting the abnormal activity of the nerve cells in the brain and preventing the spread of electrical signals that cause fits.

Interactions of Epilive 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Epilive 500 tablet may interact with other medicines and produce an altered response. Please inform your doctor about all other medicines, over-the-counter medicines (that you buy without a prescripti...
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  • Be cautious when Epilive 500 tablet is taken along with Methotrexate, a medicine used in cancer treatment.
  • You should not take laxative medicines such as Macrogol one hour before and one hour after taking Epilive 500 tablet.

Content Details


Shaman Ansari

D.Pharm, B.Pharm


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can I stop the medication on my own, if I feel better?

A: No, do not stop taking this medicine suddenly, as it could worsen your condition of seizures. Instead, consult your doctor and he/she may adjust your dose as per your condition.

Q: Is Epilive 500 tablet safe to use?

A: Yes, Epilive 500 tablet is safe to use when taken under medical supervision. However, in some patients, it may show allergic reactions. Do not use this medicine if you are allergic to any of the components of it, pregnant or breastfeeding. Also, avoid driving and handling any machinery if you feel any side effects such as sleepiness or dizziness.

Q: How should I take Epilive 500?

A: You can take Epilive 500 with or without food, as told by the doctor. But it should be taken regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Is there any side effect of Epilive 500?

A: The most common side effects of Epilive 500 are headaches, feeling sleepy, blocked nose or itchy throat. These symptoms are usually mild and resolve with time.

Q: What is Epilive used for?

A: Epilive is used to treat and prevent seizures or fits in patients above 16 years.

Q: What are the contents present in Epilive 500?

A: The content present in Epilive 500 is levetiracetam as an active ingredient.
Last Updated on: 15 May 2023 | 5:49 PM (IST)

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