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Levexx Syrup

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Composition for Levexx Syrup

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Primary uses of Levexx Syrup

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MRP
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100 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Levexx Syrup

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Uses of Levexx Syrup

Levexx Syrup is used in the treatment of epilepsy.
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Levexx Syrup side effects

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Side Effects of Levexx are Sleepiness, Irritability.

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How to use Levexx Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Levexx Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Levexx Syrup works

Levexx Syrup is antiepileptic medication. It works by attaching to specific sites (SV2A) on the surfaces of nerve cells. This suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain and prevents the abnormal spread of electrical signals that can cause seizures.

In Depth Information on Levexx Syrup

Expert advice for Levexx Syrup

  • Your doctor has prescribed Levexx Syrup to reduce the frequency of seizures.
  • Levexx Syrup should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not stop using Levexx Syrup 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 Syrup, 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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Levexx Syrup related warnings
Special precautions for Levexx Syrup
Alcohol
CAUTION
Levexx Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Levexx Syrup 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
Levexx Syrup 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
Levexx Syrup may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Levexx Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Levexx Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Levexx Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Levexx Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
However, a lower dose may be advised in patients with severe liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Levexx Syrup

Frequently asked questions about 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.
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 a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAO-I). 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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