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Neolet 500mg Tablet

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Neolet 500 MG Description

Neolet 500 mg tablet treats partial onset seizures and myoclonic seizures. Neolet tablets are also used in generalised epilepsy of idiopathic type. Neolet tablets are useful in the therapy for alcoho

l withdrawal and reducing the craving for alcohol. Neolet tablet belongs to an antiepileptic group of medicines. The active ingredient in Neolet tablets is Levetiracetam. The mode of action of Neolet tablets is by binding with protein molecules at specific sites in the brain, leading to the release of nerve chemicals from these binding sites. This results in producing the antiepileptic effect of Neolet tablets. Side effects of Neolet 500 mg tablets include sleepiness, dizziness, anxiety, vomiting, aggression, changes in behaviour, tremors, imbalanced walk, and increased risk of falls. Directions for use of Neolet 500 mg tablets should be strictly followed. Suddenly stopping this medicine can cause serious withdrawal symptoms, such as nervousness, shakiness, and withdrawal seizures. Neolet tablets should be withdrawn gradually over a few weeks towards completing the course of treatment. Neolet tablets can be given safely to children from one month onwards. In older adults, it increases the risk of falls due to increased sensitivity and imbalance. Care should also be taken while prescribing Neolet tablets to older adults with kidney disease.


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ContainsLevetiracetam(500.0 Mg)
UsesMyoclonic seizures, Partial onset seizures, Primary tonic-clonic seizures
Side effectsAnxiety, Sleepiness, Tremors, Forgetfulness, Imbalanced movements, Aggressiveness
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Uses of Neolet 500 MG

  • As per CDSCO, the Neolet tablet is used in:
  • Myoclonic seizures as an adjunctive medicine in adolescents over 12 and adults with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy
  • Seizures of partial onset as monotherapy in adolescents over 16 and adults with newly diagnosed epilepsy with or without secondary generalisation
  • Partial onset seizures in adults with epilepsy as an adjunctive medicine
  • Primary generalised tonic-clonic seizures in adolescents over 12 and adults with idiopathic generalised epilepsy

Contraindications of Neolet 500 MG

  • Do not take Neolet tablets, or use caution:
  • If you have or had an allergic reaction to the active ingredient in Neolet tablets
  • If you have or had an allergic reaction to any of the inactive ingredients in the Neolet tablets
  • If you have severe liver or kidney disease
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding

Side effects of Neolet 500 MG

  • Side effects of Neolet tablets include:
  • Infections of the nose and throat
  • Stomach pain
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Aggression
  • Inability to stay asleep
  • Irritability
  • Anxiety
  • Lack of body balance
  • Tremors

Precautions and Warnings of Neolet 500 MG



Can I take Neolet tablets during pregnancy?
Neolet tablets during pregnancy should be avoided, even though there is very limited evidence to show the harmful effect of this medicine on the foetus. Neolet tablets may cause developmental problems in the child if the mother has taken them during pregnancy. Talk to your doctor if you get pregnant while taking Neolet tablets. The doctor will decide the treatment plan according to your condition.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Neolet tablets while breastfeeding?
You should avoid taking Neolet tablets while breastfeeding. Since it passes through breast milk to the baby, it can harm the child.


Can I drive if I have consumed Neolet tablets?
Neolet tablets may cause nervousness, lack of alertness, imbalance, headache, agitation, and fatigue. It may not be safe to drive after taking a Neolet tablet. Avoid driving till you are sure that the side effects of Neolet tablets have subsided.


Can I consume alcohol with Neolet tablets?
Avoid drinking alcohol with Neolet tablets as it may cause excessive sleepiness, imbalance, vomiting, tremors, and risk of falls. If you plan to quit drinking, the Neolet tablet helps decrease alcohol craving and reduce the symptoms associated with alcohol withdrawal. .

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Talk to your doctor, if:
  • You have severe liver or kidney disease.
  • You have recurrent infections.
  • You have severe rashes.
  • You have suicidal thoughts.
  • You have unusual changes in behaviour and mood.
  • You experience agitation, nervousness, and anxiety.
  • You experience a worsening of your seizures.
  • You have been advised for surgery.
  • You take other medicines for your condition.
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Mode of Action of Neolet 500 MG

How Does It Work?

Neolet tablet acts by binding to a protein molecule at specific sites in the brain. This binding results in the release of a nerve chemical that contributes to the antiepileptic effect of Neolet table...
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Directions for Use of Neolet 500 MG

  • Neolet tablets are to be taken by mouth with a glass of water.
  • Swallow the medicine whole.
  • Food does not change the absorption of Neolet, so this medicine can be taken with food or without food.
  • You should take this medicine in the dose and for the duration prescribed by the doctor.

Interactions of Neolet 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Methotrexate, used to treat autoimmune disorders and cancer, is accumulated in the blood when taken with Neolet tablets. This may cause severe toxic effects of methotrexate.
  • Laxatives such as macrogol reduce the effect of Neolet tablets when coadministered. It is better to avoid macrogol while on treatment with Neolet tablets.
  • Neolet tablets do not change the effectiveness of contraceptives.
  • Neolet tablets can be safely used with other antiepileptic medicine like phenytoin and valproate. No change in efficacy or increase in the risk of side effects has been observed.

Storage and disposal of Neolet 500 MG

Neolet tablets should be stored at room temperature up to 250 C. Keep the tablets in their packing and protected from sunlight and moisture. Keep out of reach of children and pets. Leftover pills shou...
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Dosage of Neolet 500 MG


Neolet tablet overdose symptoms include excessive sleepiness, shakiness, vomiting, imbalance in walking and standing, aggressiveness, agitation, confusion, unusual changes in behaviour and mood, sever...
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Missed a Dose

If you've missed a dose of the Neolet tablet, take it as soon as possible. If you remember missing a dose, and if it's time to take the next scheduled dose, skip it and take the next one. Speak with y...
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Dr. Tulika Singh



Dr. Jagruti Jain

M.B.B.S., M.D., D.N.B., General Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can Neolet tablets help with alcohol de-addiction?

A: Yes. Neolet tablets can reduce alcohol craving and treat the symptoms of alcohol withdrawal. Prolonged alcohol use can lead to delirium and a decline in rational thinking. Neolet tablets can relieve the complications associated with alcohol dependence, especially in long-term users. Talk to your doctor for guidance on alcohol withdrawal therapy.

Q: Can I take Neolet tablets safely as long as I think it is necessary for my condition?

A: Doctors advise the dose and length of treatment with Neolet tablets according to the type of epilepsy, age, and severity of the condition. You should stop the medicine as advised by the doctor. Talk to your doctor if your symptoms continue even after completing the medicine course.

Q: What should I do if I feel tremors and have an unsteady walk while taking Neolet tablets?

A: Some of the side effects of Neolet tablets are tremors, unsteady walking, and the risk of falls. Usually, these side effects resolve on their own after a while. But until then, avoid driving and working on machinery. You should be alert while crossing the road. If these side effects persist, your doctor may reduce the dose or slowly withdraw the medicine.

Q: Can I stop taking Neolet tablets when I feel that all symptoms have subsided?

A: Neolet tablets may cause serious reactions if it is stopped abruptly. It may cause unusual movements, excitement, tremors, and withdrawal seizures. This medicine needs to be stopped gradually over a few weeks. Discuss with your doctor how to stop the medicine after your symptoms have subsided.
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