Levetiracetam Extended Release Tablet size: 500 mg
Levetiracetam Extended Release helps your cat or dog manage his/her epilepsy. What is Levetiracetam Extended Release? is an anti-epileptic drug used in the management of refractory epilepsy in cats and dogs. What are the benefits of Levetiracetam Extended Release? Used as an add-on drug for dogs and cats whose seizures are not adequately controlled by phenobarbital or the bromides Can be used to treat seizures due to hepatic encephalopathy or cases of phenobarbital-induced liver damage. Formulated for: Dogs and cats How does this medication work? Levetiracetam Extended Release is in a class of medications called anticonvulsants. It works by decreasing abnormal excitement in the brain. How is this medication given? Give this medication exactly as directed by your veterinarian. What form(s) does Levetiracetam come in? Tablet Common Brand Name: Keppra Generic Name: Levetiracetam Dose and Administration: Use according to your veterinarian's instructions. Possible Side Effects: There are very few side effects with this medication. All seizure control medications have potential to cause drowsiness. Some cats lose their appetites temporarily when beginning levetiracetam. Precautions: Levetiracetam Extended Release has been shown to cause increased embryonal and fetal losses in laboratory animals. It should be used during pregnancy only when the benefits outweigh the possible risks. Levetiracetam Extended Release should be used with caution in animals with decreased kidney function. Adjustments in dose and dose frequency may be necessary. When discontinuing use of levetiracetam, a gradual withdrawal is recommended to guard against the possibility of withdrawal seizures. Storage: Store at controlled room temperature 15°C to 30°C (59°F to 86°F). A prescription from your veterinarian is required to Levetiracetam Extended Release. Size: 500 mg.
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