Epilive ER 1000 mg 10 Tablets

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About

Prescription status:

Prescription required


Manufacturer Name:

Lupin Limited


Drug classification:

Anticonvulsants


What is this used for:

  • Epilepsy
  • Seizures


When to not take this medicine:

  • Hypersensitivity/Known Allergy to Levetiracetam
  • Liver disease
  • Bleeding
  • Platelet disorders


How should I take the medicine?

Take this medicine with an adequate amount of water as directed by the physician. Do not take this medicine in small or larger amounts than recommended.


How this medicine works:

This medicine is used in the treatment of seizures in children and adults and works by decreasing the abnormal excitement in the brain.


Side effects

  • Anxiety (more common)
  • Dizziness (more common)
  • Diarrhea (more common)
  • Dry mouth (more common)
  • Irregular heartbeat (more common)
  • Depression (more common)
  • Nausea and vomiting (more common)
  • Sore throat (More common)
  • Double vision (Less common)
  • Pain in the ear (Less common)
  • Anger Outburst (Unknown)
  • Bloating (Unknown)
  • Constipation (Unknown)
  • Fast heartbeat (Unknown)
  • Muscle pains (Unknown)
  • Rashes (Unknown)


Pregnancy warning: Category C

Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant the use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.


Lactation warning:

The use of this medicine is not recommended for lactating and breastfeeding mothers unless absolutely necessary. Inform your doctor about the use of this medicine. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.


Renal dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with kidney disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative on the basis of creatinine clearance values.


Hepatic dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with the liver disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative.


Drug interactions:

  • Buprenorphine-Major

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are used together, it may cause depression in the CNS (Central Nervous System) and may lead to serious adverse effects like coma, respiratory distress, and sometimes death. If you experience any unusual signs and symptoms report to your doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments may be done, or suitable alternate medicine may be considered based on the condition.


  • Alprazolam-Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are used together, the incidence of side effects like confusion, drowsiness, concentrating problems, etc may be increased. It is recommended not to consume alcohol when taking this medicine. If you experience any unusual signs and symptoms report to your doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments may be done, or suitable alternate medicine may be considered based on the condition.


  • Amitriptyline-Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are used together, the incidence of side effects like confusion, drowsiness, concentrating problems, etc may be increased. It is recommended not to perform any activities related to mental alertness. If you experience any unusual signs and symptoms report to your doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments may be done, or suitable alternate medicine may be considered based on the condition.


  • Baclofen-Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are used together, the incidence of side effects like confusion, drowsiness, concentrating problems, etc may be increased. It is recommended not to perform any activities related to mental alertness. If you experience any unusual signs and symptoms report to your doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments may be done, or suitable alternate medicine may be considered based on the condition.

 

Alcohol interactions:

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while taking this medicine as it may cause interactions and lead to serious adverse effects and may worsen the health condition.


Food interactions:

N/A


Expert Advice:

  1. This medicine may be taken with or without food. Your doctor will decide the best time to take this medicine.
  2. This medicine is not recommended to use in children without your doctor’s advice.
  3. Patients who are known to have asthma, it is recommended to consult your doctor before taking this medicine as it may result in serious adverse effects like bronchospasm and anaphylactoid reactions.
  4. It is recommended to consult your doctor before taking this medicine as it may result in bleeding disorders. Close monitoring is required.
  5. It is recommended to consult your doctor before taking this medicine as it may result in hepatotoxicity.


Missed dose instructions:

Take this medicine as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost the for your next dose skip the dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double dose to make up for the missed dose.


Overdose Instructions:

Seek emergency treatment or contact your physician in case if you experience any unusual signs and symptoms during the treatment with this medicine.


Storage Instructions:

Store the medicine in a cool and dry place also away from moisture. Keep the medicine away from the reach of the children.


References:

1. Levetiracetam: MedlinePlus Drug Information [Internet]. Medlineplus.gov. 2020 [cited 12 August 2020]. Available from: https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a699059.html

2. [Internet]. Accessdata.fda.gov. 2020 [cited 12 August 2020]. Available from: https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2009/021035s078s080,021505s021s024lbl.pdf

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Caution

Keep away from direct sunlight

Store in a dry place

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