Levipil 500mg Tablet

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Composition for Levipil 500mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Levipil Tablet

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Uses of Levipil Tablet

Levipil 500mg Tablet is used in the treatment of epilepsy.
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Side effects of Levipil Tablet

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Fatigue, Headache, Sleepiness, Dizziness, Nasopharyngitis.

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How to use Levipil 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 Levipil 500mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Levipil Tablet works

Levipil 500mg 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 Levipil Tablet

Expert advice for Levipil Tablet

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

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