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Keppra 250mg Tablet
Keppra 250mg Tablet
Keppra 250mg Tablet
Keppra 250mg Tablet

Keppra 250mg Tablet

By DR REDDY'S LABORATORIES LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
55.36*
MRP 65.13
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Levetiracetam(250.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Anti-epileptic

Medical Description

This medication, falling under the category of anticonvulsants, is used to treat epilepsy. Keppra 250mg Tab composition mainly comprises of Levetiracetam.

Uses of Keppra 250mg Tab

It is common for medical practitioners to prescribe Keppra 250mg Tab for partial-onset epilepsy, myoclonic epilepsy and generalized tonic-clonic seizures in epilepsy patients.

Contraindications of Keppra 250mg Tab

  • Allergies
  • Depression
  • Kidney disease
  • Hallucination
  • Decrease of all cells in the blood
  • Having thoughts of suicide and mental disorders.

Side effects of Keppra 250mg Tab

  • Dizziness or Headache
  • Inflammation of nose and throat
  • Fatigue (tiredness)
  • Loss of appetite
  • Sleepiness
  • Vomiting, nausea
  • Vertigo
  • Irritability
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Mood and behaviour or emotional changes

Mode of Action of Keppra 250mg Tab

How Does It Work?

The medicine binds to SV2A, a synaptic vesicle glycoprotein, and inhibits presynaptic calcium channels, reducing neurotransmitter release and acting as a neuromodulator. This is believed to impede imp
ulse conduction across synapses.
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Directions for Use of Keppra 250mg Tab

Keppra 250mg Tab dosage is subject to change based on effect and tolerance. Do not take this medicine in quantities smaller or larger than recommended. It is advised to take this medicine at the same
time every day. The medicine should not be abruptly withdrawn.
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Interactions of Keppra 250mg Tab

  • Acetaminophen
  • Methotrexate
  • Propoxyphene
  • Aspirin
  • Caffeine
  • Buprenorphine
  • Naloxone
  • Sodium oxybate
There is no significant evidence of interaction with food.
Any suicidal tendencies, kidney disease or blood related abnormalities can lead to complications.

Storage and disposal of Keppra 250mg Tab

Keppra 250mg Tab should be stored at room temperature and kept away from sunlight and moisture. Keep away from children. Discard expired products and do not use it beyond the expiry date.

Dosage of Keppra 250mg Tab

Overdose

An overdose can lead to drowsiness, agitation, aggression, depressed level of consciousness, an inability to breath and coma.

Missed a Dose

Complete the scheduled course of medicine as prescribed by a medical practitioner. If the prescribed dose is missed, take the medicine as soon as you remember. However, if it is time to administer the
next treatment dose, then skip the missed dose. Avoid taking an extra dose.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop the medicine on my own?

A: Don’t stop taking this medicine abruptly without talking to your doctor. If you stop medication ahead of time, you can experience chest pain, irregular heartbeat or a heart attack.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 01:25 PM (IST)
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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