Vetina Levetiracetam 500 mg Tablets
Levetiracetam Tablets for Dogs Cats
Manufactured/Mktd by: Vetina Healthcare LLP
Dosage form: Tablets
Tablets: 1X10 Pack
Ingredients & Composition:
Each film-coated tablet contains:
Levetiracetam IP…………500 mg
Vetina Levetiracetam tablets contain levetiracetam. Levetiracetam is a drug within the Pyrrolidine class. It is used to treat various types of seizures stemming from epileptic disorders.
Indication / Usage:
Seizures & Epilepsy
It is an anticonvulsant that works by decreasing abnormal activity in the brain helps to manage epilepsy in companion animals.
Levetiracetam may be useful as an antiseizure medication in dogs that are not well controlled with phenobarbital and bromides or when either bromides or phenobarbital are not tolerated.
In dogs suffering from phenobarbital toxicity, some evidence suggests that the addition of levetiracetam will allow reduction of their phenobarbital dosage without increasing seizure frequency.
As add-on therapy in cats levetiracetam may also be useful.
Dosage and administration:
10 – 30 mg/kg body weight
Or As directed by Veterinarian (Dosage can be adjusted for maintenance therapy and pulse therapy. Avoid self-medication & Don’t use without supervision/ recommendation of a registered veterinary practitioner).
** For more info, please refer to the product insert.
Overdoses / Side effects / Contraindications /Warnings:
Contraindicated in dogs and cats having the severe renal disease. The most common reported side effects are sedation, ataxia, reduced appetite, hypersalivation, and lethargy.
Pharmaceutical precautions / Instructions:
Store in a cool and dry place. Store away from heat and direct sunlight. Strictly for veterinary/animal use only. Not for human use. Read product insert for more information.
Safety: Age / Pregnancy/ Withdrawal:
No information is available.
Substitute: Keppra Tablets (Medical Preparation)
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