Q. Will the use of Levetas affect my fertility?
Levetas is not known to affect fertility in males or females. However, talk to your doctor if you are facing fertility issues during the treatment with this medicine.
Q. Can the use of Levetas cause sleepiness?
Yes, Levetas can make you feel sleepy. Therefore, during the initial phase of treatment, avoid driving, operating machinery, working at heights, or participating in potentially dangerous activities, until you know how this medicine affects you.
Q. I have gained weight since I started taking Levetas. Is it because of Levetas? What should I do?
Weight gain is an uncommon side effect of Levetas. However, the response may vary from person to person. To prevent weight gain you should take a healthy balanced diet, avoid snacking, cut down on high-calorie food items, include more vegetables and fruits in your diet and exercise regularly. If you still have issues with your weight, consult your doctor.
Q. What should I do if I have missed a dose of Levetas?
If you have missed a dose of Levetas, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip it and take the next dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose, as this may increase the chance of side effects. If you are not sure what to do, you can contact your doctor.
Q. How long does Levetas take to show its effect?
Levetas may take a few weeks to start working properly since the dose is increased slowly. It is possible that your seizures may continue until Levetas starts working completely.
Q. For how long do I need to take Levetas?
You should continue to take Levetas for as long as your doctor advises you to. Do not stop taking it suddenly because this may increase the frequency of seizures which may be difficult to control.
Q. Will I get addicted to Levetas if I use it for a long time?
No, Levetas is not habit-forming. No physical or psychological dependence has been reported with Levetas. Consult your doctor if you experience any side effects.
Q. What symptoms can occur if someone takes an excess of Levetas?
Taking an excess of Levetas may cause sleepiness, agitation, aggression, decrease of alertness, inhibition of breathing and even a state of coma. In case of an overdose, immediate medical care should be provided to the patient in a nearby hospital.
Q. How do I come off Levetas?
The dose of Levetas should be slowly reduced. You may have to take this medicine for a few months before you can stop it completely. Do not reduce the dose without asking your doctor. Inform your doctor if you get a serious side effect, such as a severe skin reaction. Your doctor may tell you to stop taking Levetas straight away, even if you have epilepsy.