Levetiracetam (MPPL) is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) levetiracetam. On this page you will find out more about Levetiracetam (MPPL), including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: levetiracetam
Pack size information
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Information for medicine and pack size:
Levetiracetam (MPPL) 250 mg film-coated tablet, 60
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
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What this medicine is 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 (JME). Add-on therapy in the treatment of primary generalized tonic clonic (PGTC) seizures in adults and children from 4 years of age with idiopathic generalised epilepsy (IGE).
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||Levetiracetam tablets 250 mg are blue, oblong-shaped, biconvex film-coated tablets, debossed with '250' on one side and score line on the side.|
|Dosage Form||Tablet, film coated|
|Route of administration||Oral|
60 tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 30 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||No information available|
|Life time||3 Years|
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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