Levepsy 250mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Levepsy Tablet

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Uses of Levepsy Tablet

Levepsy 250mg Tablet is used in the treatment of epilepsy.
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Side effects of Levepsy Tablet

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Fatigue, Headache, Sleepiness, Dizziness, Nasopharyngitis.

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How to use Levepsy Tablet

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 Levepsy 250mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Levepsy Tablet works

Levepsy 250mg tablet 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 Levepsy Tablet

Expert advice for Levepsy Tablet

  • Levepsy should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not stop using Levepsy 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 Levepsy, 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 Levepsy 250mg Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Levepsy 250mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Levepsy 250mg 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.
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Lactation
Levepsy 250mg 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
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Driving
Levepsy 250mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Levepsy 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Levepsy 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Levepsy 250mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Levepsy 250mg 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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Frequently asked questions for Levepsy 250mg Tablet

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