What is Levetiracetam?
Levetiracetam Tablet is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Partial Onset Fits, Involuntary Muscle Jerk in People with Epilepsy, Seizure That Affects The Entire Brain and other conditions.
Levetiracetam Tablet contains Levetiracetam as an active ingredient.
Levetiracetam Tablet works by decreasing the abnormal excitation of the brain.
Detailed information related to Levetiracetam Tablet uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Levetiracetam Tablet Uses
Levetiracetam Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
- Partial Onset Fits
- Involuntary Muscle Jerk In People With Epilepsy
- Seizure That Affects The Entire Brain
Levetiracetam Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Levetiracetam Tablet improves the patient condition by performing the following functions:
- Decreasing the abnormal excitation of the brain.
Levetiracetam Tablet Composition and Active Ingredients
Levetiracetam Tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.
Levetiracetam Tablet Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Levetiracetam Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side effects, especially if they do not go away.
- Hair Loss
Levetiracetam Tablet Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
- Have skin rashes or changes in mood
- May experience drowsiness, weakness, dizziness, or respiratory infections during treatment
- Planning to become pregnant