Keppra Oral Solution Levetiracetam and/or alternatives
Keppra 100mg/mLManufacturer: UCB Pharma Source Country : Turkey
Shipped from : Turkey
Keppra 100mg/mLManufacturer: UCB Pharma Ltd Source Country : United Kingdom
Shipped from : United Kingdom
Levetiracetam 100mg/mLGeneric Alternative to Keppra Oral Solution 100mg/mL
Marketed as Levesam Oral Solution in India Manufacturer: Piramal Healthcare Source Country : India
Shipped from : India
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Description of Keppra Oral Solution
Keppra Oral Solution is used to the treat onset of seizures in adults and children above the age of four. It is an anti-epileptic drug. The generic name of the medicine is Levetiracetam.
You must buy Keppra Oral Solution only as per the prescription of your doctor. Use a measuring spoon or cup to measure the oral solution. You must use the drug regularly to get the best results. Make sure that you get the prescription refilled before you run out of the drug.
Indications & Dosage of Keppra Oral Solution
Keppra Oral Solution inhibits the spread of seizure activity in the brain. The drug is used to treat tonic-clonic seizures in patients older than 12 years and myoclonic seizures in pediatric patients over 12 years of age.
The recommended dosage of Keppra Oral Solution in adults is 3000mg. The treatment starts with 1000 mg daily given two times a day (500 mg each dose). The dosage is then increased to 2000 mg and gradually to 3000 mg. The recommended dosage for children is 60 mg/kg. Don’t take the drug in excessive amounts or for a longer period than prescribed by the doctor. You may feel better after taking Keppra Oral Solution for a few days. Don’t stop the medication without consulting the doctor. If you do so, there are high chances of experiencing seizures. Don’t take an overdose of Keppra Oral Solution. The overdose symptoms include agitation, aggression drowsiness, weakness, shallow breathing and fainting. Seek immediate medical attention in case of an overdose. You must not drink alcohol during treatment as this will increase the risk of side effects.
Store Keppra Oral Solution at room temperature away from direct light, heat and moisture. Keep the drug away from the reach of children.
Side Effects & Interactions of Keppra Oral Solution
Less serious side effects of Keppra Oral Solution are:
- Dizziness and drowsiness
- Spinning sensation
- Headache and neck pain
- Runny nose
- Feeling irritable
- Sore throat
Serious side effects of Keppra Oral Solution are:
- Flu symptoms that include fever, chills and body ache
- Lack of coordination
- Worsening seizures
- Loss of appetite
- nausea, vomiting and stomach pain
- Clay-colored stools
- Dark urine
- Yellowing of the skin and eyes
- Depression and anxiety
You must consult your doctor immediately if these serious side effects persist.
Certain drugs may interact with Keppra Oral Solution. You must discuss all your previous and current medications that include over-the-counter medicines, herbal products and diet with your doctor before using Keppra Oral Solution.
Warnings & Precautions of Keppra Oral Solution
You must not buy Keppra Oral Solution if you have:
- An allergy to any of the ingredients in it
- An allergy to any drugs, foods or other substances
- A history of severe mood swings or depression
You must not use Keppra Oral Solution if you are pregnant, planning to get pregnant and breastfeeding. You must not administer the drug in children below the age of four years.