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Fritolev -XR 500 Tablet


Overview

Uses of Fritolev Tablet PR

Fritolev -XR 500 Tablet is used in treatment of epilepsy/seizures.

Fritolev Tablet PR side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness
  • Irritability

How to use Fritolev Tablet PR

Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use. Fritolev -XR 500 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Fritolev Tablet PR works

Fritolev -XR 500 Tablet is antiepileptic medication. It works by attaching to specific sites (SV2A) on the surfaces of nerve cells. This suppresses the abnormal activity of the nerve cells in the brain and prevents the spread of electrical signals that cause seizures.

Fritolev Tablet PR related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Fritolev -XR 500 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Fritolev -XR 500 Tablet 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.
Lactation
Fritolev -XR 500 Tablet 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
Driving
Fritolev -XR 500 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Fritolev -XR 500 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fritolev -XR 500 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Fritolev -XR 500 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Fritolev -XR 500 Tablet 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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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Fritolev -XR 500 Tablet to reduce the frequency of seizures.
  • Fritolev -XR 500 Tablet should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not stop using Fritolev -XR 500 Tablet 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 -XR 500 Tablet as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. What medicines should I avoid while taking Fritolev?

Fritolev can interact with several medicines.Taking other medicines along with Fritolev can either make Fritolev less effective or increase its side effect. Do not take any medicine without talking to your doctor.

Q. Will the use of Fritolev affect my fertility?

Fritolev is not know to affect fertility in males or females. However, talk to your doctor if you are facing fertility issues while taking this medicine.

Q. Can Fritolev cause anxiety?

Yes, Fritolev can cause anxiety. Please consult your doctor if you are experiencing frequent anxiety attacks while using Fritolev.

Q. Can the use of Fritolev cause sleepiness?

Yes, Fritolev can make you feel sleepy. At the beginning of your treatment: do not drive, operate machinery, work at heights, or participate in potentially dangerous activities, until you know how this medicine affects you.

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References
  1. Stahl SM, editor. Levetiracetam. In: Stahl's Essential Pschopharmacology: Prescriber's Guide. 5th ed. New York, New York: Cambridge University Press; 2014. pp. 333-36.
  2. McNamara JO. Pharmacotherapy of the Epilepsies. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. p. 600.
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A – 504, Shapath-4, B/S Hotel Crowne Plaza, Opp. Karnavati Club, S. G. Highway ,Ahmedabad 380 051 Gujarat
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