Levipil

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    Levipil Information

    Levipil, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Injection,Tablet,Syrup. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Epilepsy. Secondary and off-label uses of Levipil have also been mentioned below.

    The optimal dosage of Levipil is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

    The side effects typically associated with Levipil include Fatigue, Headache, Drowsiness. While these are the most often observed Levipil side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Levipil are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

    Furthermore, you should know that effect of Levipil is Moderate for pregnant women and Mild for women who are breastfeeding. Further, the section on Levipil related warnings talks about Levipil's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

    Some other conditions that can be affected by Levipil are listed in the contraindications section below.

    Additionally, Levipil may also adversely react with other medicines. See below for a complete list.

    In addition to the above precautions for Levipil, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



    Levipil Benefits & Uses

    Levipil is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Levipil 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
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Epilepsy
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • 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: Either
    • 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
    Adult
    • Disease: Epilepsy
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • 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: Either
    • 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


    Levipil Side Effects

    Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Levipil is used -

    Moderate

    Mild

    • Agitation
    • Pharyngitis
    • Nasal congestion

    Common

    Levipil Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Levipil safe for pregnant women?


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

      Moderate
    • Is the use of Levipil safe during breastfeeding?


      Breastfeeding women can take Levipil as it bears very minor side effects for them.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Levipil on the Kidneys?


      Levipil may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Levipil on the Liver?


      Levipil is rarely harmful for the liver.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Levipil on the Heart?


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

      Safe


    Severe Interaction of Levipil with Other Drugs

    Levipil should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Moderate



    Levipil Contraindications

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



    Frequently asked Questions about Levipil

    • Is this Levipil habit forming or addictive?


      No, you will not get addicted to Levipil.

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


      After taking Levipil you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, Levipil is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

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


      Levipil has been seen to have positive effect on patients with mental disorders.

      Yes

    Levipil Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Levipil


      Taking Levipil with food does not cause any problems.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Levipil


      Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Levipil as it can have severe side effects.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Levipil

    Question about 4 years ago

    How long can I safely take Levipil?

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

    Initially Levipil 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 Levipil as directed by your doctor. Do not take this medicine longer than prescribed by your doctor to avoid unpleasant side effects.

    Question about 4 years ago

    Can I discontinue Levipil on my own without doctors advice?

    Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

    No, Levipil 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 over 3 years ago

    Can Levipil cause anxiety?

    Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

    Yes, Levipil 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 4 years ago

    Can Levipil cause constipation?

    Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Levipil might cause constipation. It is a rare side effect of this drug and the exact cause behind constipation is unknown. If you are experiencing constipation after taking this drug then try to take laxative such as Isabgol and eat less spicy highly fibrous food.

    Question almost 3 years ago

    Can I take Levipil and gabapentin together?

    Dr. Saurabh Shakya MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Levipil and gabapentin can be taken together because no harmful drug interaction has been reported between them. Hence, it is safe to take Levipil along with gabapentin.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

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    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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