Levexx 250mg Tablet

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for Levexx 250mg Tablet

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₹5.7/Tablet
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Medicine Overview of Levexx Tablet

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Uses of Levexx Tablet

Levexx 250mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Epilepsy.
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Side effects of Levexx Tablet

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Fatigue, Headache, Sleepiness, Dizziness, Nasopharyngitis.

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How to use Levexx 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 Levexx 250mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Levexx Tablet works

Levexx 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 Levexx Tablet

Expert advice for Levexx Tablet

  • Levexx should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not stop using Levexx 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 Levexx, 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 Levexx 250mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Levexx 250mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Levexx 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
CAUTION
Levexx 250mg Tablet should be used with caution during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.

Milk secretion may decrease.
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Driving
Levexx 250mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Levexx 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Levexx 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Levexx 250mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Levetiracetam

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