Torleva 500 Tablet

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    Torleva Information

    Torleva is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet, Injection, Syrup. It is typically used for the treatment of Epilepsy. The alternative uses of Torleva have also been explained below.

    The right dosage of Torleva depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

    Torleva also has some side effects, the most common being Fatigue, Headache, Drowsiness. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Torleva can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Torleva go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

    Furthermore, you should know that effect of Torleva is Moderate for pregnant women and Mild for women who are breastfeeding. It is important to know if Torleva has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Torleva related warnings section.

    Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Torleva contraindications section.

    Besides this, Torleva may also have severe interaction with some medicines. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

    In addition to the above precautions for Torleva, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



    Torleva Benefits & Uses

    Torleva is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Torleva Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Epilepsy
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg/kg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    2 - 12 years (Child)
    • Disease: Epilepsy
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg/kg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: Recommended for above 4 years old
    Adult
    • Disease: Epilepsy
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 500 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Epilepsy
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 500 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

    Torleva Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Torleva safe for pregnant women?


      Torleva may cause moderate side effects during pregnancy. If you feel its harmful effects, then stop taking this drug immediately, and do not take Torleva again without your doctor's advice.

      Moderate
    • Is the use of Torleva safe during breastfeeding?


      Torleva has been seen to have minimal side effects on breastfeeding women.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Torleva on the Kidneys?


      Torleva rarely affects the kidneys.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Torleva on the Liver?


      Torleva has very mild side effects on the liver.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Torleva on the Heart?


      Torleva is completely safe for the heart.

      Safe


    Severe Interaction of Torleva with Other Drugs

    Torleva should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Moderate



    Torleva Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Torleva unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Torleva

    • Is this Torleva habit forming or addictive?


      Forming a habit of Torleva has not been reported.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      After taking Torleva, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Torleva can make you drowsy.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, but take Torleva only as per medical advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      Yes, taking Torleva can treat mental disorders.

      Yes

    Torleva Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Torleva


      Taking Torleva with food does not harm your health.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Torleva


      Consuming Torleva with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Torleva

    Question over 5 years ago

    Is Torleva safe to use?

    Dr. Braj Bhushan Ojha BAMS , Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Ayurveda, Sexology, Diabetology

    Yes, Torleva is safe to use, if taken in prescribed amount and duration as advised by the doctor. However, certain side effects have been associated with this drug such as weakness, dizziness, and irritability. If you experience above-mentioned side after consuming this drug then inform your doctor and follow his/her instructions.

    Question about 4 years ago

    Can I take Torleva and topamax together?

    Dr. Saurabh Shakya MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, you can take Torleva and topamax (topiramate) together. No clinically significant drug interaction has been reported between them. However, if you feel any discomfort after taking this drug along with topamax then do not hesitate to inform your doctor.

    Question about 5 years ago

    Can Torleva cause headache?

    Dr. Rahul Poddar MBBS, DNB, MBBS, DNB , General Surgery

    Yes, Torleva may cause a headache. It is a known side effect of this drug and the exact cause behind a headache is unknown. If you experience a severe headache after taking this drug, take a mild painkiller, apply balm and complete rest even after this if the pain does not subside then discuss with your doctor immediately.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Can I take Torleva and ativan (Lorazepam) together?

    Dr Anjum Mujawar MBBS, MBBS , Emergency Medicine

    Yes, you can take Torleva and ativan (lorazepam) together. No clinically significant drug interaction has been reported between them. However, if you feel any discomfort after taking this drug along with ativan then do not hesitate to inform your doctor.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Does Torleva contain acetaminophen (paracetamol)?

    Dr. Ramraj Meena MBBS , General Physician

    No, Torleva does not contain acetaminophen (paracetamol). It contains levetiracetam which is an anti-convulsant prescription drug used for the treatment of partial onset seizure, myoclonic seizures, and generalized tonic-clonic seizures.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience


    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Keppra® (levetiracetam)

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 765-767

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 420



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