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Keppra 1gm Tablet
Keppra 1gm Tablet
Keppra 1gm Tablet
Keppra 1gm Tablet

Keppra 1gm Tablet

By DR REDDY'S LABORATORIES LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
522.33*
MRP 614.50
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Keppra 1 G Description

Keppra Tablet contains Levetiracetam. It is used to treat epilepsy (fits). It can be used on its own or in combination with other medications. It works to prevent seizures as long as you keep taking

t. This medicine should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. Before starting this medicine, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹522.33
You Save₹92.17 (15% on MRP)
ContainsLevetiracetam(1.0 G)
UsesEpilepsy
Side effectsSomnolence, asthenia, infection, dizziness, fatigue
TherapyANTI-EPILEPTIC
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Uses of Keppra 1 G

For the treatment of epilepsy (fits)

Contraindications of Keppra 1 G

  • Hypersensitivity to any ingredient of Keppra Tablets

Side effects of Keppra 1 G

  • Sleepiness
  • Lack of energy
  • Infection
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Aggression
  • Nasal congestion
  • Decreased appetite
  • Irritability

Precautions and Warnings of Keppra 1 G

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Keppra Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Your doctor might prescribe Keppra Tablet after a careful assessment if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant. However, you must not consume this without consulting a doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Keppra Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Levetiracetam is excreted in human milk. Because Keppra Tablet have the potential to produce major adverse effects in nursing infants, you must not take this tablet while you breast feed.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Keppra Tablet?
A:
You should not drive as Keppra Tablet can make you feel sleepy.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Keppra Tablet?
A:
No, do not use consume alcohol with Keppra Tablet.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have kidney problems
  • You have signs and symptoms of depression
  • You or your family has a history of irregular heartbeats
  • You have suicidal thoughts
  • Your epilepsy worsens

Mode of Action of Keppra 1 G

How Does It Work?

Keppra Tablet is used to treat epilepsy. It works by attaching to certain sites (SV2A) on nerve cell surfaces. This stops the spread of electrical signals that cause seizures by suppressing aberrant n...
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Directions for Use of Keppra 1 G

  • Follow your doctor's instructions on the dosage and duration of this medication
  • Take the tablet all in at once
  • Keppra Tablet should not be chewed, crushed, or broken
  • Keppra Tablet can be taken with or without food
  • Take it at the same time every day

Interactions of Keppra 1 G

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Keppra Tablet works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • It has been observed that taking levetiracetam and methotrexate together reduces methotrexate clearance, resulting in higher/longer blood methotrexate concentrations that are potentially hazardous.
  • Co-administration of levetiracetam and a laxative called macrogol may decrease the efficacy of levetiracetam. Hence, use macrogol one hour before or after using levetiracetam.

Storage and disposal of Keppra 1 G

  • Keep Keppra Tablet out of children's sight and reach
  • Do not use Keppra Tablet after expiry date
  • Store at 25 degrees Celsius

Dosage of Keppra 1 G

Overdose

Overdose of Keppra Tablet may cause sleepiness, irritability, hostility, decreased awareness, respiratory inhibition, and coma. If you took more tablets than you should have, see your doctor. Your doc...
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Missed a Dose

Take Keppra Tablet as soon as you remember if you miss a dose. However, if your next dose is approaching, skip the missing dose and return to your regular schedule. Do not take two doses.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I use Keppra Tablet if I have liver problems?

A: You can use Keppra Tablet during liver problems if your doctor has prescribed it.

Q: Can I use other brand instead of Keppra Tablet?

A: No, stick to the same brand as the dose of the medicine may differ among different brands. There are substitutes available; however, you should consult a doctor first.
Product Details
Brand
KEPPRA
Expires on or After
29/04/2024
Last Updated on: 16 May 2022 | 12:43 PM (IST)

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