Active ingredients: levetiracetam
What it is used for
Hospira Levetiracetam concentrate for IV infusion after dilution is an alternative for patients when oral administration is temporarily not feasible. Levetiracetam is indicated for: use in epileptic patients aged 4 years and older, initially as add on therapy, in the treatment of partial onset seizures with or without secondary generalisation; monotherapy in the treatment of partial onset seizures, with or without secondary generalisation, in patients from 16 years of age with newly diagnosed epilepsy; add on therapy in the treatment of myoclonic seizures in adults and adolescents from 12 years of age with Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy and add on therapy in the treatment of primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures in adults and children from 4 years of age with idiopathic generalized epilepsy.
How to take it
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- The way to take this medicine: Intravenous
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- See Product information for shelf life
- Lifetime is 24 Months.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Clear, colourless solution presented in a clear glass vial
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
This medicine contains the active ingredients:
If you are over 65 years of age, there may be specific risks and recommendations for use of this medicine. Please discuss your individual circumstances with your pharmacist, doctor or health professional. For more information read our page on medication safety for older people.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient levetiracetam
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
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