LEVETIRACETAM- levetiracetam tablet, film coated 
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Medication Guide

LEVETIRACETAM TABLETS 

250 mg, 500 mg and 750 mg tablets

Read this Medication Guide before you start taking LEVETIRACETAM TABLETS and each time you get a refill. There may be new information. This information does not take the place of talking to your healthcare provider about your medical condition or treatment.

What is the most important information I should know about LEVETIRACETAM TABLETS?

 
Like other antiepileptic drugs, LEVETIRACETAM TABLETS may cause suicidal thoughts or actions in a very small number of people, about 1 in 500 people taking it.

Call a healthcare provider right away if you have any of these symptoms, especially if they are new, worse, or worry you:

Do not stop LEVETIRACETAM TABLETS without first talking to a healthcare provider.

How can I watch for early symptoms of suicidal thoughts and actions?

What is LEVETIRACETAM TABLET?

LEVETIRACETAM TABLET is a prescription medicine taken by mouth that is used with other medicines to treat:

It is not known if LEVETIRACETAM TABLET is safe or effective in children under 4 years of age.

Before taking your medicine, make sure you have received the correct medicine. Compare the name above with the name on your bottle and the appearance of your medicine with the description of LEVETIRACETAM TABLETS provided below. Contact your pharmacist immediately if you believe a dispensing error may have occurred.

250 mg LEVETIRACETAM TABLETS, are blue coloured, oblong-shaped, biconvex, film-coated tablets debossed with "L" and “U” on either side of the breakline on one side and “X01” on the other side.

500 mg LEVETIRACETAM TABLETS, are yellow coloured, oblong-shaped, biconvex, film-coated tablets debossed with "L" and “U” on either side of the breakline on one side and “X02” on the other side.

750 mg LEVETIRACETAM TABLETS, are orange coloured, oblong-shaped, biconvex, film-coated tablets debossed with "L" and “U” on either side of the breakline on one side and “X03” on the other side.

What should I tell my healthcare provider before starting LEVETIRACETAM TABLETS?

Before taking LEVETIRACETAM TABLETS, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you:

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Do not start a new medicine without first talking with your healthcare provider.

Know the medicines you take. Keep a list of them to show your healthcare provider and pharmacist each time you get a new medicine.

How should I take LEVETIRACETAM TABLETS?

Take LEVETIRACETAM TABLETS exactly as prescribed.

What should I avoid while taking LEVETIRACETAM TABLETS?

Do not drive, operate machinery or do other dangerous activities until you know how LEVETIRACETAM TABLETS affects you. LEVETIRACETAM TABLETS may make you dizzy or sleepy.

What are the possible side effects of LEVETIRACETAM TABLETS?

 
See “What is the most important information I should know about LEVETIRACETAM TABLETS?”

LEVETIRACETAM TABLETS can cause serious side effects.

Call your healthcare provider right away if you have any of these symptoms:

The most common side effects seen in people who take LEVETIRACETAM TABLETS include:

The most common side effects seen in children who take LEVETIRACETAM TABLETS include, in addition to those listed above:

These side effects can happen at any time but happen more often within the first 4 weeks of treatment except for infection.

Tell your healthcare provider if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

These are not all the possible side effects of LEVETIRACETAM TABLETS. For more information, ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

You may also report side effects to Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. at 1-800-399-2561.

How should I store LEVETIRACETAM TABLETS?

General information about LEVETIRACETAM TABLETS.

 
Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Medication Guide. Do not use LEVETIRACETAM TABLETS for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give LEVETIRACETAM TABLETS to other people, even if they have the same symptoms that you have. It may harm them.

This Medication Guide summarizes the most important information about LEVETIRACETAM TABLETS. If you would like more information, talk with your healthcare provider. You can ask your pharmacist or healthcare provider for information about LEVETIRACETAM TABLETS that is written for health professionals. You can also get information about levetiracetam tablets at http://www.lupinpharmaceuticals.com or call at 1-800-399-2561.

What are the ingredients of LEVETIRACETAM TABLETS?

LEVETIRACETAM TABLETS contains the labeled amount of levetiracetam. Inactive ingredients: colloidal silicon dioxide, microcrystalline cellulose, corn starch, crospovidone, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, povidone, polyethylene glycol, polyvinyl alcohol, talc, titanium dioxide, and additional agents listed below:

250 mg tablets: FD&C Blue #2 aluminum lake

500 mg tablets: Yellow Iron Oxide

750 mg tablets:FD&C Blue #2 aluminium lake, FD&C Yellow #6 aluminium lake, Iron Oxide Red

LEVETIRACETAM TABLETS does not contain lactose or gluten. It does contain carbohydrates.

Rx Only

This Medication Guide has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.

Manufactured for
Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
United States

Manufactured by
Lupin Limited
Mumbai 400 098
INDIA

Date: 1st May 2010                                                                   ID #: 221661

Repackaged by
Rebel Distributors Corp.
Thousand Oaks, CA 91320

Revised: 09/2012
 
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