Levipra 500mg Tablet

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Evaxo Pharma

Composition for Levipra 500mg Tablet

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₹11.5/Tablet
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Medicine Overview of Levipra Tablet

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Uses of Levipra Tablet

Levipra 500mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Epilepsy.
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Side effects of Levipra Tablet

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Fatigue, Headache, Sleepiness, Dizziness, Nasopharyngitis.

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

How Levipra Tablet works

Levipra 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 Levipra Tablet

Expert advice for Levipra Tablet

  • Levipra should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not stop using Levipra 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 Levipra, 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 Levipra 500mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Levipra 500mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Levipra 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
CAUTION
Levipra 500mg 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
Levipra 500mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Levipra 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Levipra 500mg 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 Levipra 500mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Levetiracetam

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