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Levepsy 750 Tablet

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Overview

Introduction of Levepsy Tablet

Levepsy 750 Tablet is an anti-epileptic medicine. It is used to control and prevent epileptic seizures. You may experience sleepiness and irritability while taking this medicine. This medicine should not be stopped abruptly without consulting your doctor as it may increase the occurrence of fits.

Uses of Levepsy Tablet

Levepsy Tablet side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Anxiety
  • Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Infection
  • Behavioural changes
  • Irritability
  • Depression
  • Vertigo
  • Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the throat and nasal passages)
  • Cough
  • Loss of appetite
  • Aggression
  • Balance disorder (loss of balance)
  • Tremor
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Indigestion
  • Rash
  • Nervousness
  • Nasal congestion
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Convulsion
  • Vomiting

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. Levepsy 750 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Levepsy Tablet works

Levepsy 750 Tablet is an 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 Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Levepsy 750 Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Levepsy 750 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, 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 750 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
Levepsy 750 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Levepsy 750 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Levepsy 750 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Levepsy 750 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Levepsy 750 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 Levepsy 750 Tablet to reduce the frequency of seizures.
  • Levepsy 750 Tablet should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not change the brand of your medicine and make sure that you have sufficient amount of medicine present with you.
  • Do not miss even a single dose as it may be life-threatening. 
  • It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Levepsy 750 Tablet as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Do not stop using Levepsy 750 Tablet without talking to your doctor, even if you feel better.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Levepsy

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I m suffering from Epilepsy since one year while i was pregnant fits occurred for the first time. My MRI, EEG and blood reports are normal. Ruby Hall doctor asked me to have Levipil 500mg twice a day. Plz i need a treatment in proper way and any generic medicine option for Levipil 500mg.
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurologist
take trt for 1 more yea; generic is nit good quality; but u can try levepsy; itis cheaper
Please advise. Patient on rear seat fell from running bike.If possible kindly advise medication also.
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurologist
Tab levepsy 25g bd
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FAQs

Q. Will the use of Levepsy affect my fertility?

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

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.

Q. I have gained weight since I started taking Levepsy. Is it because of Levepsy? What should I do?

Weight gain is an uncommon side effect of Levepsy though it may also cause weight loss. It may vary from person to person. To prevent weight gain you can eat a healthy balanced diet, avoid snacking with high-calorie food, include more vegetables and fruits in your diet and exercise regularly. If you still have issues with your weight, consult your doctor.

Q. What should I do if I forget to take Levepsy?

If you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip it and take the next dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose to make up for the dose that you missed. This may increase the chance of side effects. If you are not sure what to do, you can contact your doctor.

Q. How long does Levepsy take to show its effect?

Levepsy may take a few weeks to start working properly since the dose is increased slowly. Your seizures may continue until Levepsy starts working completely.

Q. For how long do I need to take Levepsy?

You should continue to take Levepsy for as long as your doctor advises you to. Do not stop taking it suddenly because this may increase the risk of seizures which may be difficult to control.

Q. Will I get addicted to Levepsy if I use it for a long time?

No, Levepsy is not habit forming. No physical or psychological dependence has been reported with Levepsy.

Q. What symptoms can occur if someone takes excess of Levepsy?

Overdose of Levepsy can cause sleepiness, agitation, aggression, decrease of alertness, inhibition of breathing and coma. In case of an overdose, the patient should be provided immediate medical care in a nearby hospital.

Q. How do I wean myself off Levepsy?

The dose of Levepsy should be slowly reduced and it may take a few months before you can stop it completely. If you get a serious side effect, such as a severe skin condition, your doctor may tell you to stop taking Levepsy straight away, even if you have epilepsy.

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