Levepsy 500 mg Injection

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Overview

Uses of Levepsy Injection

Levepsy 500 mg Injection is used in the treatment of epilepsy/seizures.

Levepsy Injection side effects

Common
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Sleepiness
  • Irritability

How to use Levepsy Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Levepsy Injection works

Levepsy 500 mg Injection 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.

Levepsy Injection related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Levepsy 500 mg Injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Levepsy 500 mg Injection 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
Levepsy 500 mg Injection 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
Levepsy 500 mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Levepsy 500 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Levepsy 500 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Levepsy 500 mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Levepsy 500 mg Injection 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 Levepsy 500 mg Injection to reduce the frequency of seizures.
  • Levepsy 500 mg Injection should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not stop using Levepsy 500 mg Injection 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 500 mg Injection as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

User Feedback


FAQs

Q. What medicines should I avoid while taking Levepsy?

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

Q. Will the use of Levepsy affect my fertility?

Levepsy 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 Levepsy cause anxiety?

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

Q. Can the use of Levepsy cause sleepiness?

Yes, Levepsy 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
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