21 Apr 2014

Keppra (Levetiracetam) - España

ATC: N03AX
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Keppra

Last Updated on 21 Apr 2014 by EPG Health Media Staff

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Keppra Indication

Keppra está indicado como monoterapia en el tratamiento de las crisis de inicio parcial con o sin generalización secundaria en adultos y adolescentes de 16 años de edad o mayores con un nuevo diagnóstico de epilepsia.

Keppra está indicado como terapia concomitante
- en el tratamiento de las crisis de inicio parcial con o sin generalización secundaria en adultos, adolescentes, niños y lactantes desde 1 mes de edad con epilepsia.
- en el tratamiento de las crisis mioclónicas en adultos y adolescentes mayores de 12 años con Epilepsia Mioclónica Juvenil.
- en el tratamiento de las crisis tónico-clónicas generalizadas primarias en adultos y adolescentes mayores de 12 años con Epilepsia Generalizada Idiopática.

Keppra Generic Name

Levetiracetam

Type

POM

Summary Product Characteristics (SPCs) Links
Resumen de las Características del Producto - Keppra (external site)

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Journals

  • Safety of Levetiracetam in Paediatrics: A Systematic Review.
    Egunsola O, Choonara I, Sammons HM.
    PLoS One Mar 2016

    Objective: To identify adverse events (AEs) associated with Levetiracetam (LEV) in children.

    Methods: Databases EMBASE (1974-February 2015) and Medline (1946-February 2015) were searched for articles in which paediatric patients (≤18 years)
     

  • The efficacy, tolerability and safety of levetiracetam therapy in a pediatric population.
    Tekgül H, Gencpinar P, Çavuşoğlu D, Dündar NO.
    Seizure - European Journal of Epilepsy Feb 2016

    Purpose: The purpose of this study was to assess the efficacy and safety of levetiracetam monotherapy in a pediatric population.

    Method: A retrospective review was performed of the charts of 351
     

  • Safety of Overnight Switch from Brand-Name to Generic Levetiracetam.
    Vari MS, Pinto F, Mencaroni E, Giudizioso G, Minetti C, La Neve A et al.
    Clinical Drug Investigation Jan 2016

    Background and objective: Concerns that antiepileptic brand-to-generic interchange results in disruption of seizure control are widespread. The objective of this study was to evaluate the safety and tolerability of the
     

  • Efficacy and Safety of Levetiracetam and Carbamazepine as Monotherapy in Partial Seizures.
    Suresh SH, Chakraborty A, Virupakshaiah A, Kumar N.
    Epilepsy Research and Treatment Dec 2015

    Introduction: Levetiracetam (LEV) is a newer antiepileptic drug with better pharmacokinetic profile. Currently, it is frequently used for the treatment of partial seizures. The present study was undertaken to compare
     

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Keppra Marketing Information

Keppra Generic Name
Levetiracetam
Marketing Company
UCB Pharma SA
Drug Type
POM
Date of Issue, Marketing Authority

29/09/2000

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