Keppra Syp 100ml
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100ml Syrup in Bottle
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Keppra Syp 100ml is an anticonvulsant containing Levetiracetam and is used to treat epilepsy.
Uses of Keppra Syp 100ml
Partial-onset epilepsy, myoclonic epilepsy (short, shock-like jerks of a muscle or group of muscles) and generalized tonic-clonic seizures are treated with this medicine.
Contraindications of Keppra Syp 100ml
- Kidney disease.
- Decrease of blood cells
- Mental disorders.
Side effects of Keppra Syp 100ml
- Dizziness or Headache.
- Inflammation of nose and throat.
- Loss of hunger
- Vomiting, nausea.
- Flu-like symptoms.
- Mood and behaviour or emotional changes
Precautions and Warnings of Keppra Syp 100ml
Can I take this medicine during pregnancy?
Avoid this medicine if you are pregnant.
Can I take Keppra Syp 100ml while breastfeeding?
This medicine may be harmful to the fetus, hence it is not recommended while breastfeeding.
Can I drive if I have consumed Keppra Syp 100ml?
Driving is not recommended when taking this medicine.
Can I consume alcohol with Keppra Syp 100ml?
Concentration and mental faculties worsen when taken with alcohol.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
Inform your doctor about any suicidal tendencies, kidney ailments or if you have a history of blood abnormalities.
Mode of Action of Keppra Syp 100ml
How Does It Work?
Keppra Syp 100ml composition causes it to selectively prevents hyper synchronization of epileptiform burst firing and propagation of seizure activity. It also binds to the synaptic vesicle protein SV2
A, which is thought to be involved in the regulation of vesicle exocytosis....
Directions for Use of Keppra Syp 100ml
Keppra Syp 100ml dosage is subject to change based on tolerance levels and potential effects. Take the appropriate dosage and at the same time every day. The medicine should not be stopped suddenly
Interactions of Keppra Syp 100ml
Interactions with other medicines
- Sodium oxybate.
Interactions with food items
There is no significant evidence of interaction with food.
Other general Interactions
Contraindications may occur when the following conditions are present: hypersensitivity to Levetiracetam, depression, kidney disease or mental disorders.
Storage and disposal of Keppra Syp 100ml
This medicine should be kept in a cool, dry place and out of reach of children. Throw away medicines past their expiry date.
Dosage of Keppra Syp 100ml
Drowsiness, agitation, aggression, depression, respiratory depression and coma are known effects of an overdose of this medicine. Consult a doctor immediately if any of these signs or symptoms are not
Missed a Dose
The medicine should be taken as per your doctor’s suggestion, and if a dose is missed, take it when you remember. Do not double-dose.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Can I take macrogol (laxative) with Keppra Syp 100ml?
A: Do not take macrogol one hour before and one hour after taking this medicine as macrogol reduces medicine's effects.
Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking this drug?
A: Tell your doctor about any kidney issues or mental disorders you may be having
Q: Does Keppra Syp 100ml cause hair loss??
A: Yes hair loss is common.
Q: How to take this medicine?
A: Take as much as your doctor prescribes.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 03:06 PM (IST)
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