Levipil injection is an antiepileptic medicine. It is used to treat epilepsy or convulsions. It contains levetiracetam as its active ingredient. Epilepsy is a condition of brain-related disorder characterized by abnormal brain activity causing fits or periods of unusual behavior, feeling fuzzy, anxiety, and loss of consciousness. Levipil injection is also used to control and prevent fits or seizures during and after brain surgery. Levipil injection will be given to you in the hospital or clinic by a doctor or nurse as an injection. You should avoid self-injecting 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 the treatment....
Q: What is Levipil injection used for?
A: Levipil injection is used for the treatment of epilepsy also known as a seizure disorder. It is also used to prevent and control seizures during and after the neurological procedure.
Q: What should I do if there are side effects with Levipil injection?
Q: What are the most frequent adverse reactions of Levipil injection?
Q: Can Levipil injection be given to children less than 16 years?
A: Levipil injection is contraindicated in children below sixteen years of age.
Q: What are the seizures? How long does a seizure usually last?
A: Seizures/Fits is a brain-related disorder characterised by abnormal brain activity, causing seizures or periods of unusual behaviour, feeling fuzzy and sometimes loss of consciousness. A seizure would last for about a few seconds to a few minutes usually, however, it also depends on the type of seizure.
Q: How will Levipil injection be given to me?
A: Levipil injection will be given to you through your veins (intravenous) as a slow drip (infusion). This medicine will be given to you by your doctor or nurse in a hospital setting. Do not self-inject this medicine.