Levotam tablet 250 mg 30’s

 600.00

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Drug Strength: 250 mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 30s
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

Levotam tablet contains Levetiracetam | belongs to Pyrrolidone derivative

SKU: pg_12850_17863 Category:

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    How it works

    Levotam tablet 250 mg 30’s works by binding to the receptors in the brain and inhibits the excitation of brain cells.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for Levotam tablet 250 mg 30’s

    • Aggression or anger severe
    • Anxiety severe
    • Headache severe
    • Shivering severe
    • Loss of appetite severe
    • Dizziness severe
    • Mood swings severe
    • Weakness severe
    • Double vision severe
    • Muscle pain
    • Body pain
    • Cough
    • Skin rash
    • Change in skin color

    Uses of Levotam tablet 250 mg 30’s

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Epilepsy

      Levotam tablet 250 mg 30’s is used in the treatment of Epilepsy which is a brain disorder that causes repeated seizures. Uncontrolled jerking movements and loss of consciousness are some of the symptoms of Epilepsy.

    • Seizures

      Levotam tablet 250 mg 30’s is used in the treatment of seizures which is a brain disorder and may lead to Epilepsy if untreated. Brain injury or infection of the brain are the common causes of seizures.

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      The peak effect of this medicine can be observed within 1 hour for an immediate release tablet and within 4 hours for an extended release tablet.

    • Duration of Effect

      The effect of this medicine lasts for an average of 18 to 24 hours.

    • Safe with Alchohol?

      Consumption of alcohol with this medicine is not recommended as it can result in dizziness and difficulty in concentration. Avoid activities that need mental alertness like driving or operating machinery.

    • Is it habit forming?

      Habit forming tendency has been reported.

    • Usage in pregnancy?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women. Use only if clearly needed under the supervision of the doctor.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      This medicine is known to excreted through human breast milk. It is not recommended for breastfeeding women.

    When not to use?

    • Allergy

      Do not take if you have a known allergy to Levotam tablet 250 mg 30’s.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Pregnancy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women. Use only if clearly needed under the supervision of the doctor.

    • Breast-feeding

      This medicine is known to excreted through human breast milk. It is not recommended for breastfeeding women.

    General Warnings
    • Suicidal tendency

      Use of Levotam tablet 250 mg 30’s may increase the risk of suicidal thoughts. It should be used with caution and prescription size should be limited if you are suffering from depression or suicidal tendencies.

    • Blood cells count

      Levotam tablet 250 mg 30’s may cause a decrease in the blood cells count. Frequent monitoring of blood tests is to be performed and discontinue taking the medicine if Levitiracetram is suspected to be the cause.

    • Somnolence and Fatigue

      Levotam tablet 250 mg 30’s may cause sleepiness and tiredness. Avoid activities that need mental alertness like driving or operating machinery.

    • Dermatological reactions

      Levotam tablet 250 mg 30’s may cause serious skin reactions. These reactions may occur after 14 to 17 days of initiation of therapy. Any symptoms of skin reactions should be informed to the doctor. Discontinue taking the medicine if it's suspected to cause the reaction,

    • Impaired kidney function

      Levotam tablet 250 mg 30’s is used with caution if you have kidney disease. Suitable dose adjustments are to be made based on the CrCl or GFR.

    • Impaired liver function

      Levotam tablet 250 mg 30’s is used with caution if you have liver disease due to the reduced clearance of the medicine from the body.

    Dosage

    • Missed Dose

      If you miss a dose of Levotam tablet 250 mg 30’s, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

    • Overdose

      Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

    Interactions

    Interaction with Medicines
    • Cetirizine moderate
    • Opioids severe
    • Nortriptyline moderate

    General Instructions

    Take Levotam tablet 250 mg 30’s with or without food. Do not take in larger amounts than advised. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Do not stop taking the medicine without consulting your doctor as it may cause withdrawal symptoms.

    Other details

    • Food timings: Information not available
    • Administration time: Information not available
    • Sleep inducing: Information not available

    References

    Additional Information>

    How to use Levotam tablet 250 mg 30’s

    IV: Dilute prescribed dose in 100 mL of a compatible diluent and infuse over 15 min.
    Compatibility: Dextrose 5%, NaCl 0.9%, LR.
    Stability: Final dilution stable for at least 24 hours at controlled room temperature.

    what are the adverse effects of Levotam tablet 250 mg 30’s?

    Accidental injury, headache, anorexia, GI upset, asthenia, ataxia, somnolence, amnesia, convulsions, dizziness, depression, emotional lability, hostility, insomnia, nervousness, tremor, vertigo, skin rash, diplopia.

    What happens if I miss a dose of Levotam tablet 250 mg 30’s?

    Adults: Monotherapy of focal seizures: ORAL or IV INFUSION: Initially 250 mg once daily increased after 1-2 wk to 250 mg twice daily, increased according to response in steps of 250 mg twice daily every 2 wk. Max: 1.5 gm twice daily.
    Adjunctive therapy of focal seizures: ORAL: Body-weight gt;50 kg, initially 250 mg twice daily, increased by 500 mg twice daily every 2-4 wk. Max: 1.5 gm twice daily. Body-weight lt;50 kg, initially 10 mg/kg once daily, increased by max 10 mg/ kg twice daily every 2 wk. Max: 30 mg/kg twice daily. IV INFUSION: Body-weight gt;50 kg, initially 250 mg twice daily, increased by 500 mg twice daily every 2-4 wk. Max 1.5 gm twice daily. Body-weight lt;50 kg, initially 10 mg/kg once daily, increased by max 10 mg/kg twice daily every 2 wk. Max: 30 mg/kg twice daily.
    Adjunctive therapy of myoclonic seizures and tonic-clonic seizures: ORAL or IV INFUSION: Body-weight gt;50 kg, Initially 250 mg twice daily, increased by 500 mg twice daily every 2-4 wk. Max: 1.5 gm twice daily.
    Children: Not recommended for initial treatment in children with body weight less than 25 kg, or for the administration of doses below 250 mg. If switching between oral therapy and IV therapy (for those temporarily unable to take oral medication), the IV dose should be the same as the established oral dose.
    Monotherapy of focal seizures: ORAL or IV INFUSION: Child 16-18 yr initially 250 mg once daily increased after 1 wk to 250 mg twice daily; thereafter, increased according to response in steps of 250 mg twice daily every 2 wk, max 1.5 gm twice daily.
    Adjunctive therapy of focal seizures: ORAL: 1-6 mth, initially 7 mg/kg once daily, increased by max 7 mg/kg twice daily every 2 wk, max 21 mg/kg twice daily; 6 mth-18 yr, body-weight under 50 kg, initially 10 mg/kg once daily, increased by max 10 mg/kg twice daily every 2 wk, max 30 mg/kg twice daily; 12-18 yr, body-weight over 50 kg, initially 250 mg twice daily, increased by 500mg twice daily every 2 wk, max 1.5 gm twice daily. IV INFUSION: 4-18 yr, body-weight under 50 kg, initially 10 mg/kg once daily, increased by max 10 mg/kg twice daily every 2 wk, max 30 mg/kg twice daily; 12-18 yr, body-weight over 50 kg, initially 250 mg twice daily, increased by 500 mg twice daily every 2 wk; max. 1.5 gm twice daily.
    Adjunctive therapy of myoclonic seizures and tonic-clonic seizures: ORAL or IV INFUSION: 12-18 yr, body-weight under 50 kg, initially 10 mg/kg once daily, increased by max 10 mg/kg twice daily every 2 wk, max 30 mg/kg twice daily; 12-18 yr, body-weight over 50 kg, initially 250 mg twice daily, increased by 500 mg twice daily every 2 wk, max 1.5 gm twice daily.

    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Levotam tablet 250 mg 30’s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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