Fritolev 500mg Tablet XR

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Composition for Fritolev 500mg Tablet XR

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Medicine Overview of Fritolev Tablet XR

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Uses of Fritolev Tablet XR

Fritolev 500mg Tablet XR is used in the treatment of epilepsy.
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Side effects of Fritolev Tablet XR

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Fatigue, Headache, Sleepiness, Dizziness, Nasopharyngitis.

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How to use Fritolev Tablet XR

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Fritolev 500mg Tablet XR at a fixed time.

How Fritolev Tablet XR works

Fritolev 500mg tablet xr is an antiepileptic medication. It works in epilepsy by suppressing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

In Depth Information on Fritolev Tablet XR

Expert advice for Fritolev Tablet XR

  • Fritolev should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not stop using Fritolev without talking to your doctor, even if you feel better.
  • It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Fritolev, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney disease. The dose of your medicine may need to be adjusted.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Fritolev 500mg Tablet XR
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Fritolev 500mg Tablet XR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Fritolev 500mg Tablet XR may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Fritolev 500mg Tablet XR is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

Monitor the baby for sleepiness and adequate weight gain
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Driving
Fritolev 500mg Tablet XR may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, ti
red, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Fritolev 500mg Tablet XR should be used with caution in pati
ents with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fritolev 500mg Tablet XR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Fritolev 500mg Tablet XR is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Fritolev 500mg Tablet XR may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

However, a lower dose may be advised in patients with severe liver disease.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Fritolev 500mg Tablet XR

Frequently asked questions for Levetiracetam

Fritolev belongs to a class of medication called antiepileptics (medicines used to treat seizures/epilepsy). It is mainly used for epilepsy form in which the seizure (fit) initially affect one side of the brain but can extend to larger areas on both sides of the brain. This can also be used as an add on drug in other types of seizures with other antiepileptic drugs.
Q. Does Fritolev contain paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
No, Fritolev does not contain paracetamol (acetaminophen).
No, Fritolev is not an enzyme inducer. Some studies do report that Fritolev has enzyme-inducing property to some extent. Please consult your doctor before taking Fritolev with other medicines as it may decrease the efficacy of other medicines taken along with.
Q. Can I take ibuprofen or paracetamol with Fritolev?
There are no known drug-drug interactions between Fritolev and paracetamol/ ibuprofen. But doctor's advice should be followed about taking both the medications together.
Q. Does Fritolev get you high?
No, Fritolev does not get you high.
Hair loss has been reported as a rare side effect of Fritolev. It is reversible if the medicine is stopped. Please consult your doctor if you experience hair fall while you are taking Fritolev.
Anxiety is a commonly reported side effect of Fritolev. Please consult your doctor if you experience anxiety which could be either new onset or there is worsening of anxiety while you are taking Fritolev.
Weight gain has been reported as a side effect with Fritolev but this is not a very common side effect. Please consult your doctor in case you experience weight gain while taking Fritolev.
Memory impairment has been reported as an uncommon side effect with Fritolev. Please consult your doctor if you experience this symptom while you are taking Fritolev
Dizziness is one of the most frequently reported side effects of Fritolev.
Constipation has been reported by a few patients taking Fritolev but it is not a very common side effect.
High blood pressure has not been reported in patients taking Fritolev. However, please consult your doctor if experience this problem.
No, Fritolev is not a psychotropic medication. Fritolev belongs to a group of medicines used for the management of seizures or epilepsy.
No, Fritolev is not a steroid. Fritolev belongs to a group of medicines used for the management of seizures or epilepsy.
No, Fritolev is not an opiate. Fritolev belongs to a group of medicines used for the management of seizures or epilepsy.
No, Fritolev is not a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAO-I). Fritolev belongs to a group of medicines used for the management of seizures or epilepsy.
Q. Is Fritolev a barbiturate?
No, Fritolev is not a barbiturate. Fritolev belongs to a group of medicines used for the management of seizures or epilepsy.
No, Fritolev is not a benzodiazepine. Fritolev belongs to a group of medicines used for the management of seizures or epilepsy.
Q. Can I take Fritolev with ibuprofen?
No, interaction has been reported between Fritolev and ibuprofen. However, this does not mean that the interactions do not occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Fritolev with paracetamol?
Minor interaction can occur between Fritolev and paracetamol as Fritolev can induce the metabolism of paracetamol and there could be an increase in metabolites of paracetamol which are hepatotoxic (toxic to the liver). Please consult your physician before taking the two medicines together.
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