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Levitra 500mg Tablet

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Levetiracetam(500.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Levitra 500mg Tab composition includes levetiracetam as an active ingredient and is an anticonvulsant prescribed during epilepsy. The generic name of Levitra 500mg Tab is Levetiracetam.
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Uses of Levitra 500mg Tab

Levitra 500mg Tab uses are in the treatment of various forms of epilepsy such as partial-onset epilepsy, myoclonic epilepsy (short, shock-like jerks of a muscle or group of muscles) and generalized to...
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Contraindications of Levitra 500mg Tab

This medicine should be avoided in patients who are allergic to levetiracetam or its constituents; have depression and kidneys diseases; hallucination; have/had a decrease of all cell counts in the bl...
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Side effects of Levitra 500mg Tab

  • Headache
  • Nose and throat inflammation
  • Tiredness
  • Dizziness
  • Loss of appetite
  • Sleepiness
  • Hyper movements
  • Mental disorders
  • Anger outburst
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Vertigo (sensation of spinning)
  • Irritability
  • Emotional changes
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Skin rash
  • Fever
  • Enhanced levels of liver enzymes in the blood
  • Increase in a type of white blood cell (eosinophilia)
  • Enlarged lymph nodes
  • Mood and behaviour changes such as confusion, loss of memory or abnormal behaviour
  • Allergic reactions

Precautions and Warnings of Levitra 500mg Tab



Can I take Levitra 500mg Tab during pregnancy?
This medicine should not be taken in pregnancy unless it is considered essential by your doctor. Doctor should be thoroughly consulted before using it during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Levitra 500mg Tab while breastfeeding?
It is not recommended during breastfeeding as this medicine can pass into the breast milk. However, if your doctor instructs you to continue with breastfeeding, watch out for symptoms like drowsiness in your baby, inappropriate weight gain and milestones in child development. If you observe these symptoms, kindly stop taking the medicine and reach out to your doctor immediately.


Can I drive if I have consumed Levitra 500mg Tab?
You should not drive as this medicine can cause sleepiness further hampering your ability to drive.


Can I consume alcohol with Levitra 500mg Tab?
Avoid taking Levitra 500mg Tab with alcohol as it can increase the side effects of this medicine such as dizziness, drowsiness, difficulty in concentrating, confusion, etc.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
Do not stop or alter the use of this medication quickly without asking your doctor. Also, before taking this medication, inform your doctor if you: have/having any suicidal thoughts; have renal diseas...
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Mode of Action of Levitra 500mg Tab

How Does It Work?

It works by attaching to a protein required for the release of certain chemicals known as neurotransmitters, which are used by the brain cells to communicate with each other. Seizures occur when the b...
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Directions for Use of Levitra 500mg Tab

Levitra 500mg Tab should be used as prescribed by your doctor and it is to be taken with or without food as advised by your doctor. Swallow the medicine as a whole and do not chew, crush or break it.

Interactions of Levitra 500mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

This medicine can interact with many medicines such as acetaminophen, methotrexate, propoxyphene, aspirin, caffeine, buprenorphine, naloxone and sodium oxybate. So, it is best to avoid these medicines...
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Interactions with food items

No known interactions of this drug with food has been reported.

Other general Interactions

There is no specific information available for this product.

Storage and disposal of Levitra 500mg Tab

Store Levitra 500mg Tab at room temperature in the provided pack and protect it from light. moisture and children. Do not throw expired medications through any kinds of wastewater. Ask your pharmacist...
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Dosage of Levitra 500mg Tab


One of the most common Levitra 500mg Tab overdose symptoms with this disease is drowsiness. Other symptoms include anxiety, aggression, decreased consciousness, breathlessness and coma. Seek emergency...
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Missed a Dose

Take the missed dose of Levitra 500mg Tab immediately as soon as you recall it. However, if the time for the impending dose, the missed dose should be skipped and the regular dosing schedule is to be ...
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: How long does Levitra 500mg Tab take to stop seizures?

A: It takes a few weeks for Levitra 500mg Tab to show its effect since the dose of this medicine is to be increased gradually.

Q: Will this medicine affect my fertility?

A: This medicine does not affect fertility in males or females.

Q: Is it habit-forming?

A: There are no habit-forming tendencies associated with the consumption of this medicine.

Q: Can I wean myself off this medicine?

A: You should wean off this medicine slowly (after consultation from doctor) since stopping its use abruptly can result in seizures.

Q: Can I take this medicine for a long time?

A: Levitra 500mg Tab is comparatively a new medicine and at present, no reports have indicated any harmful effects on its use for months or years. However, doctor's consultation and prescription is necessary for its administration.

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Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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