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An antiepileptic, Levipil Inj use is mainly as a medicine to treat convulsions.
Uses of Levipil Inj
Levipil Inj composition treats various types of seizures in adults and children.
Contraindications of Levipil Inj
Stop using it if any allergic symptoms occur after taking the injection.
Side effects of Levipil Inj
- Levipil Inj side effects include: Sleepiness
- Mental disturbances
- Memory problems
Precautions and Warnings of Levipil Inj
Can I take Levipil Inj during pregnancy?
Take this medicine only if it is absolutely necessary according to your doctor.
Can I take Levipil Inj while breastfeeding?
It is known to enter breast milk, so it is better to avoid breastfeeding.
Can I drive if I have taken Levipil Inj?
Do not drive when you are taking this medicine as it can induce drowsiness and prove fatal.
Can I consume alcohol with Levipil Inj?
Alcohol can potentiate harmful effects of this medicine. It is advisable not to combine both of them.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- Do not take this medicine if you have kidney impairment and inform your doctor.
- There are chances of decreased growth in adolescents.
- Many patients are observed to have suicidal ideations.
Mode of Action of Levipil Inj
How Does It Work?
Levetiracetam works by restricting the repeated signal transmission of the nerves to the brain. In turn, it will stop involuntary movements.
Directions for Use of Levipil Inj
Administer this medicine via the intravenous route.
Interactions of Levipil Inj
Interactions with other medicines
Do not take it with any medicine that affects your brain and pain medications. Consult with your doctor.
Interactions with food items
There are inadequate data on food interaction with this medicine.
Other general Interactions
Do not use in renal disorders, blood-related abnormality or any psychiatric illnesses.
Storage and disposal of Levipil Inj
Store this medicine between 20°C and 30°C.
Dosage of Levipil Inj
Overdose can lead to undesirable side effects. Gastric lavage is the preferred method to manage overdose.
Missed a Dose
Chances of missing the dose are less when your physician administers the injection. Even if you miss a dose, take it the next time you remember. Avoid doubling the dose.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: How should I store Levipil Inj?
A: Keep this injection away in a container where children cannot see or take. Check the expiry of the product and do not use it beyond that date. Do not keep it in refrigerate.
Q: What do I do if there are side effects?
A: Inform your doctor or tell your concerns to your community pharmacists so that side effects do no turn worse.
Q: What are the most frequent adverse reactions of the medicine?
- Inflammation of the nose and pharynx
Q: Can Levipil Inj be given in children less than 16 years?
A: It is contraindicated in children below sixteen years of age.
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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