Epilive 250 Tablet (15)

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  • Contains / Salt: Levetiracetam (250 mg)
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    Epilive 250 Tablet (15) Information

    Epilive 250 Tablet (15) is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of Epilepsy. The alternative uses of Epilive 250 Tablet (15) have also been explained below.

    The right dosage of Epilive 250 Tablet (15) depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

    Epilive 250 Tablet (15) also has some side effects, the most common being Fatigue, Headache, Drowsiness. Some other side effects of Epilive 250 Tablet (15) have been listed ahead. These side effects of Epilive 250 Tablet (15) are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

    Furthermore, you should know that effect of Epilive 250 Tablet (15) is Moderate for pregnant women and Mild for women who are breastfeeding. It is important to know if Epilive 250 Tablet (15) has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Epilive 250 Tablet (15) related warnings section.

    The section on Epilive 250 Tablet (15) contraindications lists all such conditions.

    Besides this, Epilive 250 Tablet (15) may also have severe interaction with some medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

    You should also be aware that Epilive 250 Tablet (15) is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.



    Epilive 250 Tablet (15) Benefits & Uses

    Epilive 250 Tablet (15) is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Epilive 250 Tablet (15) Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Epilepsy
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: 500 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Epilepsy
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: 500 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Epilepsy
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg/kg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    2 - 12 years (Child)
    • Disease: Epilepsy
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg/kg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: Recommended for above 4 years old

    Epilive 250 Tablet (15) Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Epilive 250 Tablet (15) safe for pregnant women?


      Epilive can cause unwanted side effects in pregnant women. If you experience any side effects, stop taking Epilive right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.

      Moderate
    • Is the use of Epilive 250 Tablet (15) safe during breastfeeding?


      Epilive has been seen to have minimal side effects on breastfeeding women.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Epilive 250 Tablet (15) on the Kidneys?


      Epilive rarely harms the kidneys.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Epilive 250 Tablet (15) on the Liver?


      Epilive may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Epilive 250 Tablet (15) on the Heart?


      You can take Epilive without any fear of damage to the heart.

      Safe


    Epilive 250 Tablet (15) Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Epilive 250 Tablet (15) unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Epilive 250 Tablet (15)

    • Is this Epilive 250 Tablet (15) habit forming or addictive?


      No, you will not get addicted to Epilive 250 Tablet (15).

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      After taking Epilive 250 Tablet (15) you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Epilive 250 Tablet (15) is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      Yes, taking Epilive 250 Tablet (15) can treat mental disorders.

      Yes

    Epilive 250 Tablet (15) Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Epilive 250 Tablet (15)


      Taking Epilive 250 Tablet (15) with food is safe.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Epilive 250 Tablet (15)


      Consumption of alcohol and Epilive 250 Tablet (15) together may have severe effects on your health.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Epilive 250 Tablet (15)

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Can I take Epilive and topamax together?

    Dr. Saurabh Shakya MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, you can take Epilive and topamax (topiramate) together. No clinically significant drug interaction has been reported between them. However, if you feel any discomfort after taking this drug along with topamax then do not hesitate to inform your doctor.

    Question about 5 years ago

    How long can I safely take Epilive?

    Dr. B. K. Agrawal MBBS, MD , Cardiology, General Physician, Internal Medicine

    Initially Epilive is given for short-term treatment up to 2-4 weeks later the patient is called for follow up visit and depending on his medical condition doctor might prescribe it for a longer period. You are advised to take Epilive as directed by your doctor. Do not take this medicine longer than prescribed by your doctor to avoid unpleasant side effects.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Does Epilive treat absence seizures?

    Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS , General Physician

    Epilive may be used to treat absence seizures. Scientific studies have found that medicine is effective in decreasing the frequency of absence seizures. However, more studies are needed to confirm its efficacy in the treatment of absence seizures.

    Question about 4 years ago

    Can I take Epilive and ativan (Lorazepam) together?

    Dr Anjum Mujawar MBBS, MBBS , Emergency Medicine

    Yes, you can take Epilive and ativan (lorazepam) together. No clinically significant drug interaction has been reported between them. However, if you feel any discomfort after taking this drug along with ativan then do not hesitate to inform your doctor.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Does Epilive cause vitamin D deficiency?

    Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

    No, short-term treatment with Epilive does not cause vitamin D deficiency. However, scientific data suggests that long-term use of Epilive may indirectly cause vitamin D deficiency.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience



    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Keppra® (levetiracetam)

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 765-767

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 420



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