Medicine : Levigress (500mg)

Name:Levigress (500mg)
Manufacturer:La Renon Healthcare
Generic Use:Levetiracetam
Composition:Levetiracetam(500 Mg)
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Generic ( Levetiracetam )

Typical use Of Levetiracetam :Partial Onset Seizures. Myoclonic Seizures, Primary Generalized Tonic-clonic Seizures.
Mechanism of action of Levetiracetam :The Exact Mechanism Of Action Is Unknown But Does Not Involve Inhibitory And Excitatory Neurotransmission. Stereoselective Binding Of Levetiracetam Was Confined To Synaptic Plasma Membranes In The Central Nervous System With No Binding Occurring In Peripheral Tissue. Levetiracetam Inhibits Burst Firing Without Affecting Normal Neuronal Excitability, Which Suggests That It May Selectively Prevent Hypersynchronization Of Epileptiform Burst Firing And Propagation Of Seizure Activity.
Drug Interaction of Levetiracetam :Levetiracetam Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Carbamazepine, Triprolidine. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Levetiracetam :Dizziness, Vertigo, Headache, Drowsiness, Ataxia, Anorexia, Nervousness, Rashes, Depression, Tremor, Asthenia, Aggression.


How Levetiracetam will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Levetiracetam will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Contraindicated: The Drug Should Not Be Used By Breastfeeding Women, As Evidences From Studies Have Shown That There Is A High Risk Of Causing Significant Damage To Infants.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Levetiracetam

No Studies Found