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Generic Keppra
  • Active Ingredient:

    Levetiracetam
  • Expiry Date:

    30/06/2021
  • Manufacturer:

    CIPLA
  • Average Delivery Time:

    15 days
  • Availibility:

    In Stock
  • Strength: 20 mg

  • Rate Per Pill

    $ 2

Generic Keppra Uses, Dosage, Interaction

Description

Generic Keppra is a prescription medicine that is often used in association with other medicines to treat the symptoms of seizures, or epilepsy. It contains a prescription drug called Levetiracetam, which belongs to the class of drugs called anticonvulsants. The drug may help reduce the frequency and number of seizure attacks you have.

Generic Keppra is advised as an adjunctive therapy for the treatment of partial onset seizures in adults with a history of epilepsy. It is also advised in association with other drugs for the treatment of myoclonic seizures in adults and people who are above 12 years of age with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy. In addition, it is used for the treatment of primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures.

Generic Keppra

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Action Mechanism

  • The precise mechanism by which Generic Keppra works to treat seizure, or epilepsy, is idiopathic.
  • However, it is presumed that Levetiracetam binds to a synaptic vesicle glycoprotein and inhibits presynaptic calcium channels in order to reduce neurotransmitter release.
  • It also acts as a neuromodulator.
  • Simply put, it works on the certain neurotransmitters in the brain to impede impulse conduction across synapses, preventing the attacks of seizures.

Dosage

  • Follow all directions advised by your doctor while using Generic Keppra. Read the patient information leaflet provided by your doctor before you start taking the drug.
  • For adults, physicians often prescribe Generic Keppra 1000 mg once a day initially and then 500 mg twice a day.
  • Crushing, splitting or chewing the tablet may cause a bitter taste, so make sure you take a whole pill with a glass of water.
  • Use this prescription medication on a regular basis to reap the most benefit from it. Remember that you the medicine at the same time every day.
  • Do not exceed the advised dose or use the drug for more than prescribed duration. Taking more than advised dose will increase the risk of adverse effects, causing health issues.
  • Do not stop taking Generic Keppra without consulting with your physician. Dosing so may increase the risk of seizure aggravation Stopping the medicine suddenly is not recommended.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience seizure during the course of treatment.

Precautions

  • Before using Generic Keppra, tell your doctor if you have a history of any medicinal allergies. This medicine may contain certain inactive ingredients that can cause allergic reactions.
  • Prior to using this medication, inform your doctor your past or present medical history, especially liver or kidney dysfunction, mental/mood disorders, depression, anxiety, etc.
  • The active drug Levetiracetam can make you a bit dizzy or drowsy during the initial phase of the treatment. So, do not drive, operate a machinery, ride a bicycle, or do things that need your alertness. Also, stay away from alcohol and illegal drugs
  • Before undergoing any surgery, inform your doctor or dentist about using prescription drugs, OTC drugs, or herbal products or supplements.

Side Effects

  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Unusual fatigue
  • Weakness

NOTE :These side effects are quite common during the first four weeks of the treatment. They usually subside as your body gets used to the drug. If any of these side effects persist, inform your doctor right away. Many patients using Generic Keppra do not experience any serious side effects.

Warnings

  • Adolescents can be more sensitive to the side effects of Generic Keppra and they may experience mood changes, irritability, aggression, agitation, anxiety, depression, and suicidal thoughts. If they experience any of these side effects, they should seek medical help.
  • Older adults using Generic Keppra may be more sensitive to the side effects, especially dizziness, drowsiness, or loss of coordination. These adverse effects can increase the risk of falling.
  • During pregnancy, Levetiracetam is ought to be used only when advised by a medical professional. The drug may harm a fetus. However, since untreated epilepsy is a serious condition that can harm a pregnant woman as well as her fetus, do not stop taking the medication unless recommended by your doctor.
  • If you are planning pregnancy or think you may be pregnant, immediately check with your doctor about the risks and benefits of using Generic Keppra during pregnancy.
  • The medication can pass into breast milk, so nursing mothers should be careful. Consult with your doctor before breast-feeding.