LEVETIRACETAM 500 MG
Levetiracetam 500 500MG– Nacleve 500 is used for the treatment of seizures that usually occur because of the condition called epilepsy. It helps lower the frequency of seizures. Levetiracetam 500 comes from a branch of medicine known as ‘anticonvulsants’. This medicine is used not to cure epilepsy but to control the seizures. It tempers with the transmission of nerve signals in the brain. The seizure will be in control as long as the medication is taken.
Levetiracetam 500 belongs to the group of medicines known as antiepileptics. It is mainly used to treat seizures in the cases associated with epilepsy. It might also find its use in the treatment of the partial-onset of epilepsy or tonic-clonic seizures.
The initial dosage of Levetiracetam 500mg recommended by experts is 2 times a day, every day. Although there might be cases in which the dosage should be altered or the medicine should not be consumed at all. Those conditions are described below.
Before taking a medication it is necessary to know all the information about how it is to be used and in what conditions it should be used.
Missed Dose: In case you miss a dose, it is better to consume the medicine as soon as possible. But if you are already close to the timing of your next dose, it is recommended that you do not take a double dose in case one dose is missed. If you encounter any problems relating to this, we advise you to contact your doctor at once.
Overdose: It is suggested against taking multiple doses of Levetiracetam 500. The symptoms that are observed with overdose include somnolence, aggression, loss of consciousness, respiratory depression, agitation, and coma.
When continued, Levetiracetam 500 takers do not show signs of withdrawal. In the case when the medication is to be discontinued, it is recommended to withdraw the usage of medication very gradually and over a significant amount of time.
All medication reacts to different people in different ways. Hence Levetiracetam 500 might also have some undesirable effects depending on the different people. Some of the common side effects you might face while on this medication are:
Sometimes the side effects might be a little out of control for example in the cases of
If there is any concern about any of the side effects, consult your doctor about the risks and benefits of this medication.
Levetiracetam 500 should be stored away from children and pet animals. It should be stored away from light and moisture. It should be stored someplace cool and dry. This medication should be discarded carefully.