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Levacetam Xr 500mg Tablets

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Levacetam 500 MG Description

Levacetam 500mg tablet XR is a medication used to treat epilepsy and seizures. The drug controls and prevents seizures. The dose of the duration of this medicine varies among individuals depending on

the severity and condition it is being used for. Do not take more than the prescribed dose of medication within 24 hours. If you observe any severe symptoms or have overdosed on the medication, contact your physician immediately or rush to the nearest hospital.

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Product Summary

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ContainsLevetiracetam(500.0 Mg)
Usesepilepsy, seizures
Side effectsdizziness, sleepiness, headache, fatigue, decreased appetite, irritation
TherapyANTI-EPILEPTIC
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uses

Uses of Levacetam 500 MG

  • Epilepsy
  • Seizures
contraindications

Contraindications of Levacetam 500 MG

  • Allergy to levetiracetam
sideEffects

Side effects of Levacetam 500 MG

  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Decreased appetite
  • Irritation
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Risk of infections
  • Behavioural changes
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Levacetam 500 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can Levacetam 500mg XR tablet be taken during pregnancy?
A:
This medication is unsafe to be used during pregnancy; few human and animal studies have shown risk to the developing baby. Consult your doctor for a risk-benefit assessment.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can we take Levacetam 500mg XR tablet during breastfeeding?
A:
There are studies which show the passing of this medication to the breastmilk. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking this medication.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken a Levacetam 500mg XR tablet?
A:
The medication can cause dizziness; hence do not drive after taking this medication.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol after taking Levacetam 500mg XR tablet?
A:
The medication is strictly contraindicated with alcohol as it can cause extreme drowsiness.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are allergic to levetiracetam or any other excipient
  • You are suffering from type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • You have heart disease
  • You have a liver or kidney dysfunction
  • You are taking other prescription, non-prescription medications, vitamins, or minerals
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Levacetam 500 MG

How Does It Work?

Levacetam tablet contains levetiracetam, which modulates the synaptic neurotransmitter release by binding to a protein in the brain, preventing neuron's excess transduction, and preventing seizures.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Levacetam 500 MG

  • Take this medication in the dose and for the duration as advised by your doctor
  • Do not chew, crush or break the tablet in half
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water
  • Take it with or without food as advised by your doctor
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Levacetam 500 MG

  • Store in a cool and dry place at a temperature below 25°C
  • Keep away from children and pets
  • Protect the medication from light and moisture
  • Do not flush the expired or unused tablets or throw them in household waste
  • Talk to your pharmacist about safe ways of discarding the medication
dosage

Dosage of Levacetam 500 MG

Overdose

Overdose can result in severe fatal effects like central nervous system depression, respiratory depression, and loss of consciousness. Report to your doctor immediately as gastric lavage and other sym...
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Missed a Dose

If the dose is missed, the medication should be taken as soon as possible. Make sure you keep the proper time interval between two doses. If the time interval is near the second dose, skip the previou...
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What precautions do I take when using Levacetam 500mg XR tablet?

A: Levacetam 500mg XR tablet can cause agitation, behavioural changes and suicidal thoughts; consult your doctor if you feel depressed and have such effects on your mental health.

Q: What should I tell my doctor before taking Levacetam 500mg XR tablet?

A: Let your doctor know about any history of depression or bipolar disorders. Also, tell your doctor about the current treatment you are taking.

Q: Are there withdrawal effects with Levacetam 500mg XR tablet?

A: Withdrawal effects can be seen if the medication is stopped abruptly. The relapse of seizures can be seen if the drug is withdrawn. Hence it is advisable to taper down the dose gradually.
Product Details
Brand
LEVACETAM
Expires on or After
04/05/2023
Last Updated on: 01 Jun 2022 | 02:51 PM (IST)
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