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Levipil XR 500 Tablet


Overview

Uses of Levipil Tablet PR

Levipil XR 500 Tablet is used in treatment of epilepsy/seizures.

Levipil Tablet PR side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness
  • Irritability

How to use Levipil Tablet PR

Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use. Levipil XR 500 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Levipil Tablet PR works

Levipil XR 500 Tablet is 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.

Levipil Tablet PR related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Levipil XR 500 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Levipil XR 500 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.
Lactation
Levipil XR 500 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
Levipil XR 500 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Levipil XR 500 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Levipil XR 500 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Levipil XR 500 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Levipil XR 500 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Levipil XR 500 Tablet
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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Levipil XR 500 Tablet to reduce the frequency of seizures.
  • Levipil XR 500 Tablet should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not stop using Levipil XR 500 Tablet 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 XR 500 Tablet as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Levipil

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I have been taking epilex 1500 per day and levipil 500 ( 250+250) per day .what are the side effects and the remedial measures to be taken for this problem?
Dr. M. K. Ansari
Neurologist
Nausea, Gastric irritation, Diarrhoea, Weight gain, Hyperammonaemia (you have too much ammonia in your blood) Thrombocytopenia (low levels of platelets in your blood, which may mean you bruise easily) Transient hair loss (regrowth may be curly) Increased alertness Aggression Hyperactivity Behavioural disturbances Ataxia (lack of coordination of muscle movements) Tremor Vasculitis side effect of levipil serious side effect such as: hallucinations, unusual thoughts or behavior; bruising, severe tingling, numbness, pain, muscle weakness; feeling very weak or tired; fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms, sores in your mouth and throat; problems with walking or movement; the first sign of any skin rash, no matter how mild; or severe skin reaction -- fever, sore throat, swelling in your face or tongue, burning in your eyes, skin pain, followed by a red or purple skin rash that spreads (especially in the face or upper body) and causes blistering and peeling. Less serious side effects may include: mild dizziness or drowsiness; mild tired feeling; loss of appetite; or stuffy nose you only need to be in constnt followup with the doctor to detect and treat remedial measures in unfortunate event of side effect
1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
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FAQs

Q. What medicines should I avoid while taking Levipil?

Levipil can interact with several medicines.Taking other medicines along with Levipil can either make Levipil less effective or increase its side effect. Do not take any medicine without talking to your doctor.

Q. Will the use of Levipil affect my fertility?

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

Q. Can Levipil cause anxiety?

Yes, Levipil can cause anxiety. Please consult your doctor if you are experiencing frequent anxiety attacks while using Levipil.

Q. Can the use of Levipil cause sleepiness?

Yes, Levipil 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.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
90, Delhi - Jaipur Road, Sector 32, Gurugram, Haryana 122001
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