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  • Keppra 250mg Tablets 60's

Keppra 250mg Tablets 60's

Keppra contains 250 mg Levetiracetam which is an antiepileptic medicine (a medicine used to treat seizures in epilepsy). Keppra is used: •on its own in adults and adolescents from 16 years of age with newly diagnosed epilepsy, to treat a certain form of epilepsy. Epilepsy is a condition where the patients have repeated fits (seizures). Levetiracetam is used for the epilepsy form in which the fits initially affect only one side of the brain, but could thereafter extend to larger areas on both sides of the brain (partial onset seizure with or without secondary generalisation). Levetiracetam has been given to you by your doctor to reduce the number of fits.•as an add-on to other antiepileptic medicines to treat:partial onset seizures with or without generalisation in adults, adolescents, children and infants from one month of age; myoclonic seizures (short, shock-like jerks of a muscle or group of muscles) in adults and adolescents from 12 years of age with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy; primary generalised tonic-clonic seizures (major fits, including loss of consciousness) in adults and adolescents from 12 years of age with idiopathic generalised epilepsy (the type of epilepsy that is thought to have a genetic cause).
How to use
Monotherapy: •Dose in adults and adolescents (from 16 years of age): General dose: between 1000 mg and 3,000 mg each day.When you will first start taking Keppra, your doctor will prescribe you a lower dose during 2 weeks before giving you the lowest general dose.
Add-on therapy: •Dose in adults and adolescents (12 to 17 years) weighing 50 kg or more: General dose: between 1,000 mg and 3,000 mg each day. Example: if your daily dose is 1,000 mg, you might take 2 tablets of 250 mg in the morning and 2 tablets of 250 mg in the evening.•Dose in infants (1 month to 23 months), children (2 to 11 years) and adolescents (12 to 17 years)weighing less than 50 kg: Your doctor will prescribe the most appropriate pharmaceutical form of Keppra according to the age, weight and dose.
Do not take Keppra: •If you are allergic to levetiracetam, pyrrolidone derivatives or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.