Torleva

Torleva Dosage/Direction for Use

levetiracetam

Manufacturer:

Torrent

Distributor:

Atlanta Medicare

Marketer:

Atlanta Medicare
Full Prescribing Info
Dosage/Direction for Use
RECOMMENDED DOSE: Monotherapy of focal seizures with or without secondary generalisation, by mouth or intravenous infusion, ADULT and CHILD over 16 years, initially 250 mg once daily increased after 1-2 weeks to 250 mg twice daily; thereafter, increased according to response in steps of 250 mg twice daily every 2 weeks; max. 1.5 g twice daily.
Adjunctive therapy of focal seizures with or without secondary generalisation, by mouth, ADULT and CHILD over 12 years, body-weight over 50 kg, initially 250 mg twice daily, adjusted in steps of 500 mg twice daily every 2-4 weeks; max. 1.5 g twice daily; CHILD over 6 months, body-weight under 50 kg, initially 10 mg/kg once daily, adjusted in steps not exceeding 10 mg/kg twice daily every 2 weeks; max 30 mg/kg twice daily; CHILD 1-6 months, initially 7 mg/kg once daily, adjusted in steps not exceeding 7 mg/kg twice daily every 2 weeks; max 21 mg/kg twice daily.
Adjunctive therapy of myoclonic seizures and tonic-clonic seizures, by mouth or by intravenous infusion, ADULT and CHILD over 12 years, body-weight over 50 kg, initially 250 mg twice daily, adjusted in steps of 500 mg twice daily every 2-4 weeks; max. 1.5 g twice daily; CHILD 12-18 years, body-weight under 50 kg, initially 10 mg/kg once daily, adjusted in steps not exceeding 10 mg/kg twice daily every 2 weeks; max 30 mg/kg twice daily.
MODE OF ADMINISTRATION: Levetiracetam is given orally with or without food.
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