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Torleva 100 MG Syrup

Manufacturer :  Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine Composition :  Levetiracetam
Prescription vs OTC : Prescription by Doctor not required

About Torleva 100 MG Syrup

Torleva syrup, an anticonvulsant, combined with other medicines helps in treating different types of seizures in adults and children who are suffering from epilepsy. This medication is also used to treat partial-onset (seizure affecting in one part of the brain), tonic-clonic (affecting your entire brain) and myoclonic (jerking/twitching of muscles) seizures in epileptic patients. It needs to be prescribed with caution to elderly people and children.

This medication helps in decreasing the abnormal activities that happens in the brain during seizure. The syrup is available in both liquid and tablet forms. It should be taken orally. Some medical conditions may have an interaction with this syrup. In case, you are planning a baby or you are pregnant, the doctor should be informed. Patients having any kidney disease, undergoing dialysis, allergies or having any history of mental conditions such as depression or suicidal tendencies, should be informed to the doctor before prescription of this medication.

The dosage of this medication is generally based on the medical condition of patient’s body. In case of children, the body weight is also taken under consideration. Doctor may prescribe you a low dose of this medication which will increased gradually, depending upon how your body responds. For best results, you can take this medication on a regular basis. Dosage of this medication should be taken, as prescribed by the doctor. Torleva should not be stopped abruptly, as it could lead your seizures to worsen. If required, the dosage should be gradually decreased and then stopped.

This syrup has a tendency to make you drowsy in the initial weeks of treatment, therefore you should refrain yourself from driving or any other activities that require alertness. Consumption of alcohol should be avoided, when under this medication.

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    Key highlights of Torleva 100 MG Syrup

    • How long is the duration of effect?

      The effect of this syrup lasts for approx 18-24 hours.

    • What is the onset of action?

      The effect of this syrup can be observed within 1 hour.

    • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

      In case of pregnancy, consult your doctor.

    • Is it habit forming?

      Yes, it contains habit-forming tendencies.

    • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

      This medication should be ignored while breastfeeding. Doctor consultation is mandatory before using Torleva.

    What are the substitutes for Torleva 100 MG Syrup ?

    Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Torleva 100 MG Syrup , and hence can be used as its substitute.

    What are the dosage instructions?

    • Are there any missed dose instructions?

      The missed dose should be taken as soon as you remember. A dose should be skipped if the time of the second scheduled dose is near.

    • Are there any overdose instructions?

      Doctor consultation is recommended if an overdose is suspected.

    How does this medication work?

    This medication belongs to class anticonvulsants. It works by inhibiting the calcium channels and may bind to the synaptic proteins that alter neurotransmitter release and reduces the excitation of the brain cells.

      What are the interactions of Torleva 100 MG Syrup ?

      Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

      • Interaction with Medicine


        This medication interacts with Cetirizine, Opioids, Nortriptyline.
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      Written ByDrx Hina FirdousPhD (Pharmacology) Pursuing, M.Pharma (Pharmacology), B.Pharma - Certificate in Nutrition and Child CarePharmacology
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