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Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml

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FORMULALevetiracetam 100 mg / 1 ml
COMPANYPharmEvo
TYPESyrup
About

About

Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml belongs to a family of chemicals known as anticonvulsants and is prescribed for treatment of Epileptic seizures,especially seizures involving a single part of the brain known as partial onset seizures.Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml is available in tablet as well as syrup format.

Patient’s treatments usually start with a tablet a day,which is later increased to two tablets (or two tablespoons if used in syrup form) depending on the patient’s needs and how well she/he is able to cope with any side effects experienced by the patient.Each patient has a different dose customized to fit their needs best by a doctor.

Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml is safe enough to be prescribed to patients aged 4 years and above.Elderly patients may also safely ingest Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml but ideally a lower dosage,as due to decreased kidney functions in old age the elimination process of Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml might be slower.Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml is not recommended to pregnant and/or breastfeeding mothers.

Dizziness,headache and stomach problems (such as nausea and vomiting) are just a few of the common side effects felt by patients while ingesting Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml,these effects tend to resolve on their own in a few days' time.Alcohol consumption is not advised while ingesting Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml as that would result in extreme dizziness.Unnecessary consumption of Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml is not advised.

It is advised to not stop treatment abruptly once the patient feels better (usually after a few weeks) without consulting a doctor.If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day. If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next day, do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule as that may lead to serious adverse effects.

Indications

Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml can be used to treat:

  • Partial - Onset Seizures 
  • Epileptic Seizures 

How To Use Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml 

Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml is to be ingested orally with sufficient liquids,to ease the passage of the tablet.Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml can be ingested at any time of the day although it is preferable that it be ingested after dinner.Tablet is not to be crushed or chewed but instead swallowed whole. If Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml is ingested in liquid form,it is advised to carefully measure out the correct dose before ingestion.

It is advised to not stop treatment abruptly once the patient feels better (usually after a few days) without consulting a doctor.If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day. If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next day, do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule as that may lead to serious adverse effects.

Dosage

Adult Dosage

In syrup form, a tablespoon or 2 of Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml is to be ingested a day depending on the patient’s needs.

Child Dosage 

Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml is safe to be prescribed to patients aged 4 years and above,although the dosage is entirely dependent upon the patient’s age,weight and severity of illness.Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml in syrup form ought to be carefully measured out before ingestion.Dosage is commonly 5ML for children who weigh more than 20 kgs.

Elderly Dosage

Patients aged 65 years and above are prescribed a lower dosage,due to decreased kidney functions in old age the elimination process of Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml might be slower

Pregnancy Use And Lactation

Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml is not considered safe to be prescribed to pregnant women and/or lactating mothers and is therefore,only prescribed when absolutely necessary.

Contraindications

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml:

  • Allergy to Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml or any other medicine or food substance
  • Moderate to severe kidney diseases
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Major depressive syndrome 
  • Pregnant women
  • Breastfeeding mothers
  • Alcohol abuse 

Precautions

Please tell your doctor about any of the following conditions before using Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml:

  • Avoid abrupt withdrawal 
  • Anxiety 
  • Panic attacks 
  • Mild to moderate kidney diseases 
  • Intolerance to Maltitol (a type of sugar)

Interactions With Other Medications

Please tell your doctor about the use of the following before using Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml:

  • Other epileptic drugs (eg, phenytoin)
  • Methotrexate 
  • Laxatives 
  • Orlistat 
  • Metoclopramide 
  • Deferiprone 
  • Lasmiditan 

Adverse Effects

Common Adverse Effects

Like most medicines,Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml has certain side effects which include:

  • Drowsiness 
  • Sore throat
  • Nausea
  • Headache 
  • Dizziness 
  • Vomiting 
  • Skin rash
  • Fatigue 

These effects tend to be mild and resolve in a few days of taking Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml.

Rare Adverse Effects

  • Allergic reactions 
  • Decreased urination 
  • Flu-like symptoms 
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Mood swings 
  • Insomnia 

If any of the following adverse effects are seen or felt,the patient is advised to immediately contact their doctor.

How To Cope With Some Of The Adverse Effects

  • Fatigue- Patients experiencing this adverse effect, are advised to take deep breaths,intake tea or coffee,get a good night’s rest and not to overburden themselves for a few days.
  • Feeling drowsy -If the medication makes you feel drowsy or sleepy,stop what you're doing and sit or lie down until you feel better and do not rise too fast or immediately from a sitting or lying down position to a standing posture. Do not drive or use tools or machinery in case of any of these effects.
  • Headaches- In which case make sure you rest and drink plenty of fluids. Avoid the use of alcohol. Take a prescribed painkiller. Consult your doctor if the headaches last longer than a week or are severe.
  • Skin Rash- can be eased by applying soothing and healing lotions or creams such as calamine lotion/cream.Apply a cold compress to the rash helps reduce itchiness and redness caused by rash.An antihistamine (prescribed by a doctor) is also recommended as an effective way to combat any skin rash.

FAQS

#1.HOW TO STORE Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml?

Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml is to be kept away from the reach of children,in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs.

#2.WHAT IF I TAKE TOO MUCH OF Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml?

In case of too much consumption by accident, kindly contact your doctor or nearby hospital straight away. The amount of medication that can result in severe side effects varies from person to person. An overdose results in slowing down of heart rate and difficulty breathing accompanied by dizziness and fainting spells.

#3.WHAT IF I MISS A DOSE OF Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml?

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day. If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dosage time or next day, do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.

#4.WILL Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml AFFECT MY SEXUAL ACTIVITY?

No,there isn't sufficient evidence to suggest that patients experience a decrease in libido.

#5.WILL Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml AFFECT MY FERTILITY??

Yes,there is sufficient evidence to suggest that female patients experience a decrease in fertility.

#6.WHAT ARE COMMON SIDE EFFECTS CAUSED BY Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml?

  • Drowsiness 
  • Fatigue 
  • Headache 
  • Dizziness 

#7.IS IT SAFE TO HAVE PAINKILLERS WHILE TAKING Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml?

Yes.Over the counter painkillers such as paracetamol are safe to be ingested along with Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml under the supervision of a doctor.

#8.CAN Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml CAUSE DIZZINESS? IF SO, HOW SHOULD I MANAGE IT?

Yes. It can cause dizziness as one of the most common side effects. If this happens, you should sit or lie down until the symptoms pass. However, please note this is temporary and usually goes away as the treatment continues. It is also advised to avoid the consumption of alcohol during the course of your treatment, as it may worsen the dizziness.

#9.DOES Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml CAUSE ADDICTION?

Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml has the potential to cause an addiction but if the correct dosage is ingested properly without being misused,there is no need to worry about an addiction or dependency developing. 

#10.CAN I CONSUME ALCOHOL WITH Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml?

Alcohol is known to make an individual dizzy,thus if taken with the medication it may lead to extreme dizziness.It is best to avoid the intake of alcohol during the course of your treatment.

#11.WHAT IF I FORGET TO TAKE THE Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml?

It is advised that the drug is taken at the same time each day,an alarm can be placed to remind patients to take Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml at the proper time and at least an hour before having any meal.If patient misses a dose of Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml,they should take it immediately but if the time for the next dose of the drug is near then its beneficial for patients to skip the missed dose and take the tablets as per schedule,doubling of doses has proven to cause severe side effects.

#12.IS Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml SAFE TO GIVE TO ELDERLY PATIENTS?

Yes.Patients aged 65 years and above are prescribed a low dosage of Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml and only when absolutely necessary,as it may worsen age related dementia.

#13.CAN I DRIVE AFTER TAKING THIS MEDICATION?

This medication is known to make you dizzy hence,if that happens kindly avoid driving or operating any heavy machinery.

#14.CAN I TAKE Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml DURING MY PREGNANCY?

Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml is prescribed to pregnant women only when absolutely necessary.If prescribed during the third trimester, Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml may lead to withdrawal symptoms,breathing difficulties,feeding difficulties,irritability,tremors or limp and stiff muscles in the infant.

#15.IS Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml SAVE TO BE PRESCRIBED TO BREASTFEEDING WOMEN?

For breastfeeding women,Klevra 500mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml is not prescribed.

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