Levilex 1000mg Tablet

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Composition for Levilex 1000mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Levilex Tablet

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Uses of Levilex Tablet

Levilex 1000mg Tablet is used in the treatment of epilepsy.
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Side effects of Levilex Tablet

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Fatigue, Headache, Sleepiness, Dizziness, Nasopharyngitis.

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How to use Levilex 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 Levilex 1000mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Levilex Tablet works

Levilex 1000mg 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 Levilex Tablet

Expert advice for Levilex Tablet

  • Levilex should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not stop using Levilex 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 Levilex, 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 Levilex 1000mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Levilex 1000mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Levilex 1000mg 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
Levilex 1000mg 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
Levilex 1000mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired
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Kidney
CAUTION
Levilex 1000mg Tablet should be used with caution in patient
s with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Levilex 1000mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Levilex 1000mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Levilex 1000mg 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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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Levilex 1000mg Tablet

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