Levesam 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Levesam 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Levesam 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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Levesam 500 MG Description

Levesam 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets 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 ...
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ContainsLevetiracetam(500.0 Mg)
ClassificationANTI-EPILEPTIC
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Uses of Levesam 500 MG

Levesam 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets is used to treat and prevent seizures or fits in patients above 16 years.

Contraindications of Levesam 500 MG

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

Side effects of Levesam 500 MG

  • Headache, fatigue, dizziness
  • Nausea, vomiting,
  • Stomach pain, diarrhoea, indigestion
  • Sleepiness
  • Respiratory infection, cold, cough
  • Appetite lost, lack of energy
  • Depression, aggression, irritation
  • Nervousness, anxiety
  • Rash, swelling, itching
  • Shaking, fits, unable to balance

Precautions and Warnings of Levesam 500 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Levesam 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine may cause harmful effects in unborn baby, 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 the unborn baby. If you are pregnant or think you may be or are planning for a baby, consult your doctor before starting this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Levesam 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
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.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Levesam 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets?
A:
This medicine can make you dizzy and feel sleepy. Avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Levesam 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets?
A:
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, irritation
  • You have problems with growth or puberty

Mode of Action of Levesam 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.

Directions for Use of Levesam 500 MG

  • Take Levesam 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets 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.

Interactions of Levesam 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Levesam 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets 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 witho...
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  • Be cautious when Levesam 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets 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 Levesam 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets.

Storage and disposal of Levesam 500 MG

  • Store Levesam 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets 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.

Dosage of Levesam 500 MG

Overdose

  • Symptoms of overdose of Levesam 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets may include sleepiness, anxiety, nervousness, aggression, decreased alertness, difficulty breathing and coma. If you experience any of the sym...
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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.
  • If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.

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 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 Levesam 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets safe to use?

  • Yes, Levesam 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets 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 a...
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Product Details
Brand
LEVESAM
Country of Origin
India
Last Updated on: 08 Nov 2020 | 08:08 PM (IST)

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