Lecetam 250/Lecetam 500

Lecetam 250/Lecetam 500

levetiracetam

Manufacturer:

Unison

Distributor:

F.C.P.
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Levetiracetam
Indications/Uses
Monotherapy of partial onset seizure w/ or w/o secondary generalization patients. Adjunctive therapy of partial onset, myoclonic & generalized tonic-clonic seizure.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Monotherapy Adult (≥16 yr) 250 mg bid increased to 500 mg bid after 2 wk. Max dose: 1,500 mg bid. Adjunctive therapy Adult & adolescent (≥12 yr) 500 mg bid. Max dose: 1,500 mg bid. Childn 4-15 yr 10 mg/kg/day bid. Max dose: 30 mg/kg/day.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to levetiracetam or other pyrrolidone derivatives.
Special Precautions
Renal & hepatic impairment. Avoid abrupt w/drawal. Do not use tab form in childn <4 yr. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Pregnancy & lactation. Elderly.
Adverse Reactions
Dizziness, somnolence/fatigue, headache/fatigue, tremor, balance disorder, memory impairment, depression, mood swing, nasopharyngitis, increased cough.
Drug Interactions
CNS depressants, alcohol.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
N03AX14 - levetiracetam ; Belongs to the class of other antiepileptics.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Lecetam 250 FC tab 250 mg
Packing/Price
3 × 10's
Form
Lecetam 500 FC tab 500 mg
Packing/Price
6 × 10's
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