Levenue ER 1000 Tablet


Overview

Uses of Levenue Tablet ER
Levenue ER 1000 Tablet is used in Epilepsy/Seizures.
Levenue Tablet ER side effects
Common
  • Sleepiness
  • Irritability
How to use Levenue Tablet ER
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. Levenue ER 1000 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Levenue Tablet ER works
Levenue ER 1000 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.
Levenue Tablet ER related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Levenue ER 1000 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Levenue ER 1000 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
Levenue ER 1000 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
Levenue ER 1000 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Levenue ER 1000 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Levenue ER 1000 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Levenue ER 1000 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Levenue ER 1000 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.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

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  • Your doctor has prescribed Levenue ER 1000 Tablet to reduce the frequency of seizures.
  • Levenue ER 1000 Tablet should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not stop using Levenue ER 1000 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 Levenue ER 1000 Tablet, 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.

User Feedback


FAQs

Q. What is Levenue?
Levenue 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 Levenue contain paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
No, Levenue does not contain paracetamol (acetaminophen).
Q. Is Levenue an enzyme inducer?
No, Levenue is not an enzyme inducer. Some studies do report that Levenue has enzyme-inducing property to some extent. Please consult your doctor before taking Levenue with other medicines as it may decrease the efficacy of other medicines taken along with.
Q. Can I take ibuprofen or paracetamol with Levenue?
There are no known drug-drug interactions between Levenue and paracetamol/ ibuprofen. But doctor's advice should be followed about taking both the medications together.
Q. Does Levenue get you high?
No, Levenue does not get you high.
Q. Does Levenue cause hair loss?
Hair loss has been reported as a rare side effect of Levenue. It is reversible if the medicine is stopped. Please consult your doctor if you experience hair fall while you are taking Levenue.
Q. Can Levenue cause anxiety?
Anxiety is a commonly reported side effect of Levenue. Please consult your doctor if you experience anxiety which could be either new onset or there is worsening of anxiety while you are taking Levenue.
Q. Can Levenue cause weight gain?
Weight gain has been reported as a side effect with Levenue but this is not a very common side effect. Please consult your doctor in case you experience weight gain while taking Levenue.
Q. Does Levenue cause memory loss?
Memory impairment has been reported as an uncommon side effect with Levenue. Please consult your doctor if you experience this symptom while you are taking Levenue
Q. Does Levenue cause dizziness?
Dizziness is one of the most frequently reported side effects of Levenue.
Q. Does Levenue cause constipation?
Constipation has been reported by a few patients taking Levenue but it is not a very common side effect.
Q. Can the use of Levenue cause an increase in blood pressure?
High blood pressure has not been reported in patients taking Levenue. However, please consult your doctor if experience this problem.
Q. Is Levenue a psychotropic medication?
No, Levenue is not a psychotropic medication. Levenue belongs to a group of medicines used for the management of seizures or epilepsy.
Q. Is Levenue a steroid?
No, Levenue is not a steroid. Levenue belongs to a group of medicines used for the management of seizures or epilepsy.
Q. Is Levenue a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAO-I)?
No, Levenue is not a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAO-I). Levenue belongs to a group of medicines used for the management of seizures or epilepsy.
Q. Is Levenue a benzodiazepine?
No, Levenue is not a benzodiazepine. Levenue belongs to a group of medicines used for the management of seizures or epilepsy.
Q. Can I take Levenue with ibuprofen?
No, interaction has been reported between Levenue 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 Levenue with paracetamol?
Minor interaction can occur between Levenue and paracetamol as Levenue 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 18th Jul 2018.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Alkem Laboratories Limited, Devashish Building, Alkem House, Senapati Bapat Road, Lower Parel, Mumbai - 400 013.
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