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Levroxa Xr 1gm Tab

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
189.08*
MRP 230.58
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Medical Description

Levroxa Xr Tablet contains Levetiracetam. It is used to treat epilepsy (fits). It can be used on its own or in combination with other medications. It works to prevent seizures as long as you keep taki...
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Product Summary

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ContainsLevetiracetam(1.0 G)
UsesEpilepsy
Side effectsSomnolence, asthenia, infection, dizziness, fatigue
ClassificationANTI-EPILEPTIC
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Uses of Levroxa Xr 1 G

For the treatment of epilepsy (fits)

Contraindications of Levroxa Xr 1 G

  • Hypersensitivity to any ingredient of Levroxa Xr Tablets

Side effects of Levroxa Xr 1 G

  • Sleepiness
  • Lack of energy
  • Infection
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Aggression
  • Nasal congestion
  • Decreased appetite
  • Irritability

Precautions and Warnings of Levroxa Xr 1 G

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Levroxa Xr Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Your doctor might prescribe Levroxa Xr Tablet after a careful assessment if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant. However, you must not consume this without consulting a doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Levroxa Xr Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Levetiracetam is excreted in human milk. Because Levroxa Xr Tablet have the potential to produce major adverse effects in nursing infants, you must not take this tablet while you breast feed.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Levroxa Xr Tablet?
A:
You should not drive as Levroxa Xr Tablet can make you feel sleepy.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Levroxa Xr Tablet?
A:
No, do not use consume alcohol with Levroxa Xr Tablet.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have kidney problems
  • You have signs and symptoms of depression
  • You or your family has a history of irregular heartbeats
  • You have suicidal thoughts
  • Your epilepsy worsens

Mode of Action of Levroxa Xr 1 G

How Does It Work?

Levroxa Xr Tablet is used to treat epilepsy. It works by attaching to certain sites (SV2A) on nerve cell surfaces. This stops the spread of electrical signals that cause seizures by suppressing aberra...
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Directions for Use of Levroxa Xr 1 G

  • Follow your doctor's instructions on the dosage and duration of this medication
  • Take the tablet all in at once
  • Levroxa Xr Tablet should not be chewed, crushed, or broken
  • Levroxa Xr Tablet can be taken with or without food
  • Take it at the same time every day

Interactions of Levroxa Xr 1 G

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Levroxa Xr Tablet works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • It has been observed that taking levetiracetam and methotrexate together reduces methotrexate clearance, resulting in higher/longer blood methotrexate concentrations that are potentially hazardous.
  • Co-administration of levetiracetam and a laxative called macrogol may decrease the efficacy of levetiracetam. Hence, use macrogol one hour before or after using levetiracetam.

Storage and disposal of Levroxa Xr 1 G

  • Keep Levroxa Xr Tablet out of children's sight and reach
  • Do not use Levroxa Xr Tablet after expiry date
  • Store at 25 degrees Celsius

Dosage of Levroxa Xr 1 G

Overdose

Overdose of Levroxa Xr Tablet may cause sleepiness, irritability, hostility, decreased awareness, respiratory inhibition, and coma. If you took more tablets than you should have, see your doctor. Your...
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Missed a Dose

Take Levroxa Xr Tablet as soon as you remember if you miss a dose. However, if your next dose is approaching, skip the missing dose and return to your regular schedule. Do not take two doses.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I use Levroxa Xr Tablet if I have liver problems?

A: You can use Levroxa Xr Tablet during liver problems if your doctor has prescribed it.

Q: Can I use other brand instead of Levroxa Xr Tablet?

A: No, stick to the same brand as the dose of the medicine may differ among different brands. There are substitutes available; however, you should consult a doctor first.
Product Details
Brand
LEVROXA XR
Expires on or After
24/08/2022
Last Updated on: 11 May 2022 | 02:48 PM (IST)
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