Generic Name: LEVETIRACETAM - ORAL Pronounced: (lev-eh-turr-RASS-ih-tam) Keppra XR Oral Uses
Levetiracetam is an anticonvulsant used in combination
with other medications to treat seizure disorders (epilepsy). Levetiracetam has
been shown to decrease the number of seizures in adults and children. It is not
known how it works to prevent seizures.
How To Use Keppra XR Oral
Read the Medication Guide and, if available, the Patient
Information Leaflet provided by your pharmacist before you start using
levetiracetam and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions
regarding the information, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Take the liquid and regular-release tablets by mouth as
directed by your doctor, usually twice daily with or without food. Crushing or
chewing the tablet may cause a bitter taste.
If you are using the liquid form of this medication,
carefully measure the dose using a special measuring device/spoon. Do not us...
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Generic Name: MULTIVITAMINS (INCLUDES PRENATAL VITAMINS) -
ORAL Therapeutic-M Oral Overdose
Accidental overdose of iron-containing products is a
leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under 6. If overdose is suspected,
contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US
residents can call the US national poison hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canadian
residents should call their local poison control center directly. Symptoms of
overdose may include: stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea.
Therapeutic-M Oral Missed Dose
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it
is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual
dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.
Therapeutic-M Oral Notes
If your doctor has prescribed this medication, do not
share it with others.
Laboratory and/or medical tests (e.g., complete blood
count, vitamin B12 levels) may be performed per...
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