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Epilive 500 Mg

Drug brand named Epilive 500 mg is manufactured by Lupin Laboratories Ltd and mainly contents the generic drug Levetiracetam.
Package: 10 Tablet

Active Ingredients of Epilive 500 mg

Levetiracetam 500 mg

Can we use Epilive 500 mg during pregnency

Pregnancy D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks

Can we use Epilive 500 mg during lactation

Lactation L4 There is positive evidence of risk to a breastfed infant or to breastmilk production but the benefits of use in breastfeeding mothers may be acceptable despite the risk to the infant eg if the drug is needed in a lifethreatening situation or for a serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective

For what type of diseases Epilive 500 mg may be prescribed

Partial onset seizures Myoclonic seizures Primary generalized tonicclonic seizures

What are the known Side Effects of Epilive 500 mg

Nausea stomach upset skin rash acute toxicity

Precautions before taking Epilive 500 mg

Probenecid Benemid reduces the elimination of levetiracetam by the kidneys potentially doubling the concentration of levetiracetam in the body This could lead to side effects from probenecid

Significance of Epilive 500 mg

This medication is an anticonvulsant prescribed for partial seizures It works by reducing the activity in the brain It can be used alone or with other antiepileptic medications

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