Torleva Injection


Overview

Uses of Torleva Injection

Torleva Injection is used in the treatment of Epilepsy/Seizures.

Torleva Injection side effects

Common
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Sleepiness
  • Irritability

How to use Torleva Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Torleva Injection works

Torleva Injection 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.

Torleva Injection related warnings

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

  • Your doctor has prescribed Torleva Injection to reduce the frequency of seizures.
  • Torleva Injection should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not stop using Torleva Injection 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 Injection, 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.

FAQs

Q. What is Torleva?
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).
Q. Is Torleva an enzyme inducer?
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.
Q. Does Torleva cause hair loss?
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.
Q. Can Torleva cause anxiety?
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.
Q. Can Torleva cause weight gain?
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.
Q. Does Torleva cause memory loss?
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
Q. Does Torleva cause dizziness?
Dizziness is one of the most frequently reported side effects of Torleva.
Q. Does Torleva cause constipation?
Constipation has been reported by a few patients taking Torleva but it is not a very common side effect.
Q. Can the use of Torleva cause an increase in blood pressure?
High blood pressure has not been reported in patients taking Torleva. However, please consult your doctor if experience this problem.
Q. Is Torleva a psychotropic medication?
No, Torleva is not a psychotropic medication. Torleva belongs to a group of medicines used for the management of seizures or epilepsy.
Q. Is Torleva a steroid?
No, Torleva is not a steroid. Torleva belongs to a group of medicines used for the management of seizures or epilepsy.
Q. Is Torleva a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAO-I)?
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 benzodiazepine?
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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Off. Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380 009., Gujarat, India
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