Levilex 250 Tablet

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    Levilex 250 Tablet Information

    Levilex 250 Tablet, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. It is typically used for the treatment of Epilepsy. Levilex 250 Tablet also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

    The right dosage of Levilex 250 Tablet depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

    Levilex 250 Tablet also has some side effects, the most common being Fatigue, Headache, Drowsiness. While these are the most often observed Levilex 250 Tablet side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Such side effects of Levilex 250 Tablet normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

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

    Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Levilex 250 Tablet contraindications section.

    Drug reaction of Levilex 250 Tablet with other medicines has been reported. See below for a complete list.

    Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Levilex 250 Tablet is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.



    Levilex 250 Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Levilex 250 Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Levilex 250 Tablet 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

    Levilex 250 Tablet Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Levilex 250 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


      Levilex can have harmful effects in pregnant women. If you experience any discomfort after using Levilex, then discontinue the use and take your doctor's advice.

      Moderate
    • Is the use of Levilex 250 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


      Side effects of Levilex on breastfeeding women are very mild.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Levilex 250 Tablet on the Kidneys?


      Levilex rarely affects the kidneys.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Levilex 250 Tablet on the Liver?


      Levilex has very mild side effects on the liver.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Levilex 250 Tablet on the Heart?


      Levilex is not harmful for the heart.

      Safe


    Levilex 250 Tablet Contraindications

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



    Frequently asked Questions about Levilex 250 Tablet

    • Is this Levilex 250 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


      Levilex 250 Tablet does not cause addiction.

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


      After taking Levilex 250 Tablet, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Levilex 250 Tablet can make you drowsy.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, but take Levilex 250 Tablet only as per medical advice.

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


      Yes, Levilex 250 Tablet is useful in treating mental disorders.

      Yes

    Levilex 250 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Levilex 250 Tablet


      Taking Levilex 250 Tablet with food does not cause any problems.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Levilex 250 Tablet


      Consumption of alcohol and Levilex 250 Tablet together may have severe effects on your health.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Levilex 250 Tablet

    Question about 5 years ago

    Can Levilex cause headache?

    Dr. Rahul Poddar MBBS, DNB, MBBS, DNB , General Surgery

    Yes, Levilex may cause a headache. It is a known side effect of this drug and the exact cause behind a headache is unknown. If you experience a severe headache after taking this drug, take a mild painkiller, apply balm and complete rest even after this if the pain does not subside then discuss with your doctor immediately.

    Question over 5 years ago

    Can I discontinue Levilex on my own without doctors advice?

    Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

    No, Levilex should not be discontinued without doctors advice because sudden discontinuation of this drug might result in withdrawal seizures. You should decrease the dose of medicine gradually as per your doctor's instruction to avoid withdrawal seizure. Hence, you are recommended to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine.

    Question about 4 years ago

    Can I take Levilex and topamax together?

    Dr. Saurabh Shakya MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, you can take Levilex 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 almost 5 years ago

    Can Levilex cause anxiety?

    Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

    Yes, Levilex might cause anxiety. It is a rare side effect of this drug and it occurs due to behavior changes which might be caused by this drug. If you are experiencing any behavior changes such as aggression, anxiety, depression, and irritability then you are advised to discuss it with your doctor immediately.

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Does Levilex cause hair loss?

    Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS , General Physician

    Rarely, Levilex cause hair loss. However, the exact cause of hair loss is unknown but it is presumed that this drug causes temporary thinning of hairs. Hair loss induced by this drug is reversible in nature and it goes away after discontinuation of this drug.



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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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