Medicine Overview of Torleva Tablet
Uses of Torleva Tablet
Torleva 500mg Tablet is used in the treatment of epilepsy.
Side effects of Torleva Tablet
Fatigue, Headache, Sleepiness, Dizziness, Nasopharyngitis.
How to use Torleva 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 Torleva 500mg Tablet at a fixed time.
How Torleva Tablet works
Torleva 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 Torleva Tablet
Expert advice for Torleva Tablet
- Torleva should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
- Do not stop using Torleva 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 Torleva, 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.
Special precautions for Torleva 500mg Tablet
Torleva 500mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Torleva 500mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Torleva 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.+more
Monitor the baby for sleepiness and adequate weight gain...
Monitor the baby for sleepiness and adequate weight gain
Torleva 500mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,+more
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Torleva 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients+more
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Torleva 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Torleva 500mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Torleva 500mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.+more
However, a lower dose may be advised in patients with severe liver disease....
However, a lower dose may be advised in patients with severe liver disease.
Frequently asked questions for Torleva 500mg Tablet
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Torleva 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 Torleva contain paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
No, Torleva does not contain paracetamol (acetaminophen).
No, Torleva is not an enzyme inducer. Some studies do report that Torleva has enzyme-inducing property to some extent. Please consult your doctor before taking Torleva with other medicines as it may decrease the efficacy of other medicines taken along with.
Q. Can I take ibuprofen or paracetamol with Torleva?
There are no known drug-drug interactions between Torleva and paracetamol/ ibuprofen. But doctor's advice should be followed about taking both the medications together.
Q. Does Torleva get you high?
No, Torleva does not get you high.
Hair loss has been reported as a rare side effect of Torleva. It is reversible if the medicine is stopped. Please consult your doctor if you experience hair fall while you are taking Torleva.
Anxiety is a commonly reported side effect of Torleva. Please consult your doctor if you experience anxiety which could be either new onset or there is worsening of anxiety while you are taking Torleva.
Weight gain has been reported as a side effect with Torleva but this is not a very common side effect. Please consult your doctor in case you experience weight gain while taking Torleva.
Memory impairment has been reported as an uncommon side effect with Torleva. Please consult your doctor if you experience this symptom while you are taking Torleva
Dizziness is one of the most frequently reported side effects of Torleva.
Constipation has been reported by a few patients taking Torleva but it is not a very common side effect.
High blood pressure has not been reported in patients taking Torleva. However, please consult your doctor if experience this problem.
No, Torleva is not a psychotropic medication. Torleva belongs to a group of medicines used for the management of seizures or epilepsy.
No, Torleva is not a steroid. Torleva belongs to a group of medicines used for the management of seizures or epilepsy.
No, Torleva is not an opiate. Torleva belongs to a group of medicines used for the management of seizures or epilepsy.
No, Torleva is not a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAO-I). Torleva belongs to a group of medicines used for the management of seizures or epilepsy.
Q. Is Torleva a barbiturate?
No, Torleva is not a barbiturate. Torleva belongs to a group of medicines used for the management of seizures or epilepsy.
No, Torleva is not a benzodiazepine. Torleva belongs to a group of medicines used for the management of seizures or epilepsy.
Q. Can I take Torleva with ibuprofen?
No, interaction has been reported between Torleva 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 Torleva with paracetamol?
Minor interaction can occur between Torleva and paracetamol as Torleva 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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