Levigress 500mg Tablet
Levigress 500mg Tablet
Levigress 500mg Tablet
Levigress 500mg Tablet
Levigress 500mg Tablet
Levigress 500mg Tablet

Levigress 500mg Tablet

By LA RENON HEALTHCARE PVT LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Levetiracetam(500.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-EPILEPTIC

Medical Description

Levigress 500mg Tablet 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 per the pre...
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uses

Uses of Levigress 500 MG

Levigress 500mg Tablet is used to treat and prevent seizures or fits in patients above 16 years.
contraindications

Contraindications of Levigress 500 MG

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

Side effects of Levigress 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
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Levigress 500 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Levigress 500mg Tablet 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.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Levigress 500mg Tablet 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

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Levigress 500mg Tablet?
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

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Levigress 500mg Tablet?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of this medicine on alcohol, but avoid consuming alcohol in excessive amounts.
otherGeneralWarnings

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
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Levigress 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.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Levigress 500 MG

  • Take Levigress 500mg Tablet 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

Interactions of Levigress 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Levigress 500mg Tablet 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 without a prescr...
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  • Be cautious when Levigress 500mg Tablet 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 Levigress 500mg Tablet.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Levigress 500 MG

  • Store Levigress 500mg Tablet 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

Dosage of Levigress 500 MG

Overdose

  • Symptoms of overdose of Levigress 500mg Tablet may include sleepiness, anxiety, nervousness, aggression, decreased alertness, difficulty breathing and coma. If you experience any of the symptoms or th...
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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 Levigress 500mg Tablet safe to use?

  • Yes, Levigress 500mg Tablet 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 any of the c...
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Last Updated on: 08 Nov 2020 | 08:08 PM (IST)
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