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  • Levetiracetam
    6 Drugs classified under this active ingredient


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    Keppra
    CTS
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    Keppra

    Anticonvulsant. Levetiracetam 250, 500, 1000 mg.
    F.C. TABS: 60 x 250 mg, 500 mg, 1,000
    mg. Adult,
    child & adolesc. 12-17 yrs, wt. 50 kg or
    more: Initial: 500 mg 2 x dly on 1st day
    of tmt. Depend. on clin. response/
    tolerabil. can incr. dly dose up to 1,500
    mg 2 x dly. Dose changes can be made
    in 500 mg increments/decrements 2 x
    dly every 2-4 wks. Child 4-17 yrs wt.
    less than 50 kg: Initial 10 mg/kg body
    wt 2 x dly. Depend. on clin./tolerabil,.
    incr. up to 30 mg/kg bdy wt. 2 x dly
    every 2 wks. Dose changes not to
    exceed increments/decrements of 10
    mg/kg bdy wt. 2 x dly every 2 wks. Use
    lowest effect. dose. Inf./child under 4
    yrs: Not recommend. Elderly: Adjust if
    renal funct. compromised. Renal
    impair: Adjust individ. accord. to ren.
    funct. Severe hepat. impair: Creatinine
    clear. may underest. ren. insuffic; 50%
    reduct. dly maint. dose is recommend.
    at creatinine clear. of <70 ml/min.
    Adjunct. ther. tmt partial onset seiz. with/
    without second. generaliz. pts with
    epilepsy.
    C/I: Hypersens.

    Keppra Oral Solution
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    Keppra Oral Solution

    Anticonvulsant. Levetiracetam 100 mg/ml.
    ORAL SOLN: 300 ml x 100 mg/ml. Adult,
    child & adolesc. 12-17 yrs, wt. 50 kg or
    more: Initial: 500 mg 2 x dly on 1st day
    of tmt. Depend. on clin. response/
    tolerabil. can incr. dly dose up to 1,500
    mg 2 x dly. Dose changes can be made
    in 500 mg increments/decrements 2 x
    dly every 2-4 wks. Child 4-17 yrs wt.
    less than 50 kg: Initial 10 mg/kg body
    wt 2 x dly. Depend. on clin./tolerabil,.
    incr. up to 30 mg/kg bdy wt. 2 x dly
    every 2 wks. Dose changes not to
    exceed increments/decrements of 10
    mg/kg bdy wt. 2 x dly every 2 wks. Use
    lowest effect. dose. Inf./child under 4
    yrs: Not recommend. Elderly: Adjust if
    renal funct. compromised. Renal
    impair: Adjust individ. accord. to ren.
    funct. Severe hepat. impair: Creatinine
    clear. may underest. ren. insuffic; 50%
    reduct. dly maint. dose is recommend.
    at creatinine clear. of <70 ml/min.
    Adjunct. ther. tmt partial onset seiz. with/
    without second. generaliz. pts with
    epilepsy.
    C/I: Hypersens.

    Levetiracetam Dexcel 250, 500, 1000
    Dexcel
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    Levetiracetam Dexcel 250, 500, 1000

    Anticonvulsant. Levetiracetam 250, 500, 750, 1000 mg.
    TABS.:60. Monother.: Adult. & adolesc.from 16 yrs. of age: Init. recommen. dose is 250 mg ×2/d which should be incr. to an init. therap. dose of 500 mg ×2/d after two wks. The dose can be further incr. by 250 mg ×2/d every two wks. depend. upon the clinical response. The max. dose is 1500 mg ×2/d.
    Add-on ther.: Adult. (≥18 yrs.) and adolesc. (12 - 17 yrs.) weigh.≥50 kg: The init. therap. dose is 500 mg ×2/d. This dose can be init. on the 1st day of tmtDepend. upon the clinic. response and tolerab., the dly. dose can be incr. up to 1,500×2/d. Dose changes can be made in 500 mg ×2/d incr. or decr.every 2-4 wksChild.  aged 6 - 11 yrs. and adolesc (12 - 17 yrs.) weigh. <50 kg:  The init. therap. dose is 10 mg/kg ×2/dDepend.  upon the clinic. response and tolerab., the dose can be incr. up to 30 mg/kg ×2/d . Dose changes should not exceed incr. or decr. of 10 mg/kg ×2/d  every 2 wks. The lowest effect. dose should be used. See lit.
    Indic. as monother. in the tmt. of partial onset seizur. with/without second. generalisat. in pts. from 16 yrs.  of age with newly diagnos. epilepsy.
    Indic. as adjunct. ther.: In the tmt. of partial onset seizur. with/without second. generalisat. in adult. & child. from 4 yrs. of age with epilepsy. In the tmt. of myoclon. seizures in adult. & adolesc. from 12 yrs. of age with Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy.
    In the tmt. of prim. generalis. tonic-clonic seizur. in adult. & adolesc. from 12 yrs. of age with Idiopathic Generalised Epilepsy.
    C/I: Hypersens. to levetiracetam or other pyrrolidone derivat.

    Levetiracetam Teva
    Teva
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    Levetiracetam Teva

    Anticonvulsant. Levetiracetam 250, 500, 1000 mg.
    SCORED TABS: 60. Before or after meals.
    Monother., adults/adolesc. from 16 yrs:
    Initial: 250 mg 2 x dly, incr. aft. 2 wks.
    to 500 mg 2 x dly. May incr. by 250 mg
    2 x dly every 2 wks. Max: 1,500 mg 2 x
    dly. Add-on ther., adults (>18 yrs)/
    adolesc. (12-17 yrs) over 50 kg bdy
    weight: Initial: 500 mg 2 x dly, incr. up
    to 1,500 mg 2 x dly. Dose changes in
    500 mg 2 x dly incr. or decr. every 2-4
    wks. Elderly (>65 yrs): Adjust in pts.
    with comprom. ren. funct. Child 4-11
    yrs/adolesc. 12-17 yrs, weighing less
    than 50 kg: Initial: 10 mg/kg 2 x dly;
    may incr. up to 30 mg/kg 2 x dly. Dose
    changes not to exceed incr./decr. of 10
    mg/kg 2 x dly every 2 wks. Use lowest
    effect. dose. Child 50 kg or more: As
    adult dose. Inf. and child less than 4
    yrs: Not recommend. Ren. impair: Dly
    dose to be individual. Dos. adjust. in
    adult pts with impair. ren. funct:
    Creatinine clear. (in ml/min/1.73 m2) >
    80: 500-1,500 mg 2 x dly; 50-79: 500-
    1,000 mg 2 x dly; 30-49: 250-750 mg 2
    x dly; <30: 250-500 mg 2 x dly; end
    stage ren. dis. pts undergoing dialysis:
    500-1,000 mg 1 x dly. Child with ren.
    impair: Adjust dose. Hep. impair: No
    adjust. needed in mild-mod. impair.
    Severe impair: Reduce by a 50% of dly
    maint. dose if creatinine clear. < 70 ml/
    min.
    Adjuv. ther. partial onset seizures with/
    out second. generalizat. in adults, child
    from 4 yrs with epilepsy. Adjunct. ther.
    myoclon. seizures in adults and adolesc.
    from 12 yrs of age with juvenile
    myoclonic epilepsy. Monother. partial
    onset seizures with/out second.
    generalizat. in pts. from 16 yrs of age
    with newly diagn. epilepsy. Tmt. primary
    general. tonic-clonic seizures in adults
    and adolesc. from 12 yrs with idiopath.
    general. epilepsy.
    C/I: Known hypersens. to levetiracetam,
    to other pyrrolidone derivs.

    Levetrim
    Trima
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    Levetrim

    Anticonvulsant. Levetiracetam 250 mg, 500 mg, 1,000 mg.
    TABS: 10, 60 x 250 mg, 500 mg, 1,000
    mg. Adult, child & adolesc. 12-17 yrs,
    wt. 50 kg or more: Initial: 500 mg 2 x
    dly on 1st day of tmt. Depend. on clin.
    response/tolerabil. can incr. dly dose
    up to 1,500 mg 2 x dly. Dose changes
    can be made in 500 mg increments/
    decrements 2 x dly every 2-4 wks. Child
    4-17 yrs wt. less than 50 kg: Initial 10
    mg/kg body wt 2 x dly. Depend. on
    clin./tolerabil,. incr. up to 30 mg/kg bdy
    wt. 2 x dly every 2 wks. Dose changes
    not to exceed increments/decrements
    of 10 mg/kg bdy wt. 2 x dly every 2
    wks. Use lowest effect. dose. Inf./child
    under 4 yrs: Not recommend. Elderly:
    Adjust if renal funct. compromised.
    Renal impair: Adjust individ. accord. to
    ren. funct. Severe hepat. impair:
    Creatinine clear. may underest. ren.
    insuffic; 50% reduct. dly maint. dose is
    recommend. at creatinine clear. of <70
    ml/min.
    Adjuv. ther. partial onset seizures with/
    out second. generalizat. in adults, child
    from 4 yrs with epilepsy. Adjunct. ther.
    myoclon. seizures in adults and adolesc.
    from 12 yrs of age with juvenile
    myoclonic epilepsy. Monother. partial
    onset seizures with/out second.
    generalizat. in pts. from 16 yrs of age
    with newly diagn. epilepsy. Tmt. primary
    general. tonic-clonic seizures in adults
    and adolesc. from 12 yrs with idiopath.
    general. epilepsy.
    C/I: Hypersens.

    Levetrim Solution
    Trima
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    Levetrim Solution

    Anticonvulsant. Levetiracetam 100 mg/ml.
    SOL.: 300 ml. Dosage must be ajust.
    individ. for each pt. See lit.
    Monother. in the tmt. of part. onset seiz.
    with or without 2nd generalis. in pts. from
    16 yrs. of age with newly diagnosed
    epilepsy. Adjunct. ther.: Tmt. of partial
    onset seiz. with/ without 2nd generalis. in
    adult./child. from 4 yrs. of age with
    epilepsy. Tmt. of myoclon. seiz. in adult./
    adolesc. from 12 yrs. of age with juvenile
    myoclon. epilepsy. Tmt. of prim. generalis.
    tonic-clonic seiz. in adult./adolesc. from
    12 yrs. of age with idiop. generalis.
    epilepsy.
    C/I: Hypersens. Known, rare, hereditary
    intoler. to fructose.

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