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Levipil 500mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Levipil 500mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Levipil 500mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Levipil 500 MG Description

Levipil tablet is an anti-epileptic medication and is used in the treatment of different forms of epilepsy, commonly known as seizures or fits. It contains Levetiracetam as its active ingredient. Take this medicine as prescribed and for the duration it is prescribed by your doctor. Epilive 500 tablets, Levigress 500 tablet, Keppra 500mg tablets, Torleva 500mg tablets and Levesam 500mg tablets also contain Levetiracetam.

Individuals suffering from epilepsy must take certain precautions to avoid seizures and ensure their safety. Here are some common precautions for managing epilepsy:

Take medication as directed: Epilepsy medications should be taken on a regular basis, as missing doses or changing the dosage can cause seizures.

Avoid triggers: Certain factors such as lack of sleep, stress, flashing lights, alcohol and drugs can trigger seizures.

Get enough sleep: Adequate sleep is essential for managing epilepsy. Lack of sleep can increase the frequency of seizures.

Wear a medical alert bracelet: Wearing a medical alert bracelet can help identify the individual's condition in case of a seizure or emergency.

Avoid dangerous activities: Certain activities, such as swimming alone, climbing heights or driving, can be dangerous for individuals with epilepsy.

Do not stop taking this medicine suddenly, as it may result in worsening the disease condition. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from before starting Levipil tablet.

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Product Summary

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ContainsLevetiracetam(500.0 Mg)
UsesSeizures or fits
Side effectsHeadache, cold, dizziness, agitation, nausea, feeling angry
TherapyANTI-EPILEPTIC
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uses

Uses of Levipil 500 MG

Levipil tablet is used to treat various kinds of epileptic seizures like partial seizures or focal seizures (affecting a part of the brain), myoclonic seizures (resulting in jerky movement of muscles)...
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contraindications

Contraindications of Levipil 500 MG

  • If you are allergic to Levetiracetam or any ingredients of Levipil tablet.
  • If you have kidney-related problems.
  • If you have a history of brain-related abnormal behaviours such as hallucinations or suicidal thoughts.
  • If you have a psychiatric disorder such as depression, loss of reality and personality.
  • If you have an abnormal blood cell count.
sideEffects

Side effects of Levipil 500 MG

  • Headache
  • Cold
  • Dizziness
  • Agitation
  • Nausea
  • Feeling angry
  • Loss of appetite
  • Mood swings
  • Weakness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Levipil 500 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Levipil tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Levipil tablet should only be taken during pregnancy if prescribed by your doctor. Inform your physician even if you are planning to get pregnant.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Levipil tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not advisable to take Levipil tablet while breastfeeding. If Levipil tablet is prescribed by your doctor, monitor your baby for sleepiness, developmental milestones and weight gain.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Levipil tablet?
A:
Levipil tablet may sometimes cause drowsiness. You are advised to not drive if you feel drowsy.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Levipil tablet?
A:
Avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with Levipil tablet as it can result in side effects like sleepiness, feeling faint and impaired thinking, concentration and judgement.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have or are undergoing treatment for kidney disease.
  • You have suicidal tendencies or brain-related disorders.
  • You are on hemodialysis or have any history of blood disorders.
  • You have any surgical or medical history or ongoing medication, including herbal and nutritional supplements.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Levipil 500 MG

  • Levipil tablet need not be taken along with meals.
  • Take Levipil tablet whole, with water and as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Take it at the same time each day.
  • Do not stop Levipil tablet dosage without consulting your doctor.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Levipil 500 MG

  • Store Levipil tablets in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Discard any unused medicine properly. Do not flush in the toilet or throw it into the drain.
quickTips

Quick Tips of Levipil 500 MG

  • Levipil tablet is an anti-epileptic medication and is used in the treatment of different forms of epilepsy, commonly known as seizures or fits.
  • Take this medication exactly as prescribed by your doctor, in the exact dose and duration. Do not exceed the recommended dose.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine suddenly, as it may result in worsening the disease condition.
  • Before starting this medicine, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding.
  • Also, inform about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from before starting Levipil tablet.
  • Inform your doctor if you are allergic to Levetiracetam or any ingredients of Levipil tablet.
dosage

Dosage of Levipil 500 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose of Levipil tablet include sleepiness, anger, anxiety, breathing difficulty, semi-consciousness. Inform your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital in case of overdose.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Levipil tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose at the scheduled time. Do not take a dou...
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Mode of Action of Levipil 500 MG

How Does It Work?

  • Nerve cells pass information to each other through electrical signals and chemicals called neurotransmitters. Epilepsy happens when there is an abnormal activity among the neurotransmitters.
  • It is assumed that Levipil tablet binds itself to a protein involved in producing neurotransmitters and thereby slows down the abnormal activity in nerve cells. The exact mechanism is unknown.
interactions

Interactions of Levipil 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Levipil tablet may interact with other medicines, discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a...
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  • Levipil tablet should be used with caution along with Acetaminophen (used to treat pain/fever), Naloxone (an antidote for opioid overdose), Propoxyphene (a pain reliever), Aspirin (used for pain, and ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is it safe to use Levipil 500 tablet in children below the age of 4 years?

A: No, the safe usage of Levipil 500 tablet by young children has not been established yet.

Q: Can I stop taking Levipil 500 tablet if I feel good?

A: Never stop medication yourself. Immediate withdrawal can have undesirable effects. Consult your doctor, who will decrease the Levipil 500 tablet dosage gradually.

Q: Is Levipil and Levetiracetam same?

A: Yes, Levipil 500 tablet contains Levetiracetam as its main ingredient.

Q: Does Levipil cause hair loss?

A: No, such side effects are not yet reported with the use of Levipil.

Q: How long should Levipil be taken?

A: Levipil should be taken for as long as the doctor has advised you. The dose and duration depend on the type of fits disorder and its severity. It should not be stopped until your doctor advises so.

Q: Is Levipil 500 tablet safe for the elderly?

A: Caution is advised while giving this medicine to people older than 65, as their kidneys usually don't work as good as before. Seniors may be more sensitive to the side effects of this medicine, like sleepiness or dizziness. Due to this, they are at greater risk of injury from falls or other accidents.

Q: Can we take Levipil without food?

A: Levipil can be taken with or without food, as told by the doctor. But it's important to take it at the same time every day to get the most benefits from it.

Q: What is Levipil 500 tablet used for?

A: Levipil 500 tablet is used to treat various kinds of epileptic seizures like partial seizures or focal seizures (affecting a part of the brain), myoclonic seizures (resulting in jerky movement of muscles) and generalized tonic-clonic seizures (resulting in muscle stiffness and loss of consciousness).

Q: Is Levipil 500 tablet an antibiotic?

A: No, Levipil 500 tablet is not an antibiotic. It is an anti-epileptic medicine containing levetiracetam as its active ingredient. It is used for the treatment of different forms of epilepsy, commonly known as seizures or fits.

Q: How can I reduce taking Levipil?

A: No, this medicine should not be immediately stopped after relieving the symptoms. Gradual weaning of the medication should be done to avoid adverse effects.

Q: What is the composition of Levipil 500?

A: Levipil 500 composition consists of levetiracetam as its active ingredient, which is an anti-epileptic medication. It is used in the treatment of different forms of epilepsy, commonly known as seizures or fits.

Q: What are the side effects of Levipil 500?

A: Headache, dizziness, irritation, nausea, vomiting and mood swings are a few common side effects of this medicine. Although, not everyone gets them. Side effects often improve as your body gets used to the medicine.

Q: How to take Levipil 500?

  • Levipil 500 should be taken exactly as recommended by your doctor.
  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • You should swallow it whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not break, cut or chew the medicine.
  • You should take it regularly and preferably at a fixed time.
  • Do not consume it more or longer than that prescribed by your doctor.

Q: How does Levipil 500 work?

A: Nerve cells pass information to each other through electrical signals and chemicals called neurotransmitters. Epilepsy happens when there is abnormal activity among the neurotransmitters. Levipil 500 tablet binds itself to a protein involved in producing neurotransmitters and thereby slows down the abnormal activity in nerve cells.

Q: Does Levipil cause weight loss?

A: Yes, some individuals may experience weight loss with the use of Levipil 500 tablet. If you experience fluctuations in your weight during treatment with this medicine, talk to your doctor.

Q: Is Levipil used for epilepsy?

A: Yes, Levipil 500 tablet is used to treat different forms of epilepsy, commonly known as seizures or fits.

Q: Is Levipil safe during pregnancy?

A: Levipil 500 tablet should only be taken during pregnancy if prescribed by your doctor. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant.
Last Updated on: 16 January 2024 | 12:07 PM (IST)

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