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Composition for ICTACETAM

Levetiracetam(1000mg)

food interaction for ICTACETAM

alcohol interaction for ICTACETAM

pregnancy interaction for ICTACETAM

lactation interaction for ICTACETAM

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Ictacetam 1000mg tablet at a fixed time.
Ictacetam 1000mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Ictacetam 1000mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for ICTACETAM

Levetiracetam(1000mg)

Uses

Ictacetam 1000mg tablet is used in the treatment of epilepsy.

How it works

Ictacetam 1000mg tablet controls seizures or fits by suppressing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

Common side effects

Psychosis, Infection, Acne, Anxiety, Behavioual changes, Constipation, Cough, Depression, Hair loss, Headache, Lack of interest, Nausea, Sleepiness, Vertigo, Weakness

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Expert advice for ICTACETAM

  • You can experience drowsiness, weakness, dizziness, or respiratory infections while on this drug.
  • If you start having skin rashes or changes in your mood, tell your doctor immediately.
  • It should not be taken by patients who are allergic to levetiracetam or any of the other ingredients of the tablet.
  • Do not stop taking levetiracetam without talking to your doctor, even if you experience side effects such as unusual changes in behavior or mood. If you suddenly stop taking levetiracetam, your seizures may become worse.
  • Consult your doctor before taking levetiracetam if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breast feeding.
  • It should not be given to a child who is lesser than 1 month old.

Frequently asked questions for ICTACETAM

Levetiracetam

Q.Is levetiracetam a steroid/ MAOI /narcotic/ controlled substance/ opiate/ a psychotropic/ a benzodiazepine?
Levetiracetam belongs to a class of medication called anticonvulsants. It is not a steroid/ MAOI/ narcotic/ controlled substance/ opiate/ psychotropic/ benzodiazepine. It is structurally similar to prototypical nootropic drug piracetam

Q.Is levetiracetam same as Keppra?
Yes, Keppra is the brand name of the drug levetiracetam

Q.Does levetiracetam contain acetaminophen?
Levetiracetam does not contain acetaminophen

Q.Is levetiracetam an enzyme inducer?
The exact mechanism of action is unclear, but it is believed to be acting like a neuromodulator

Q.Does levetiracetam cause memory loss/ tiredness/ constipation/ weight gain/ hairloss/acne?
The common side effects of levetiracetam are tiredness, memory loss, and constipation. However, levetiracetam causing the side effects such as weight gain, hair loss acne are not known. Always consult your doctor if you experience such side effect

Q.Can I take ibuprofen or paracetamol with levetiracetam?
There are no known drug-drug interactions between levetiracetam and paracetamol/ ibuprofen. But doctor's advice should be followed about taking both the medications together.

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Content on this page was last updated on 20 October, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)