Hair Loss Side Effect Of Levipil 500?

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s goyal Says:

I am taking Levipil 500 mg + 500 mg in the morning as well as at night. The total dosage is 2000 mg in a whole day. I have been taking it for the last 3 yrs.
I have symptoms of heavy hair loss. My question is how can I stop my hair fall as it is too much.

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Verwon Says:

This contains the active ingredient Levetiracetam, which is an anticonvulsant that is most commonly used to treat epilepsy.

And as to hair loss, that is not listed as a normal side effect, but have you consulted your doctor?

If not, you really should, to determine if it is from the medication or from something else.

https:/­/­www.medschat.com/­wiki/­Levetiracetam/­

If it is caused by the medication, there are sometimes nutritional supplements that can help slow the hair loss, many people have had good luck with Biotin:

https:/­/­www.medschat.com/­wiki/­Biotin/­

However, you should check with your doctor or pharmacist, before using it, to make sure that it will not have an adverse effect on your medical condition.

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pinky Says:

i am taking levipil 500 since 2years . i want to know how i prevent side effects of it . i am epilapsy paitent . ihad head injury in accident many years ago. i want to know how can i prevent side effects of levipill . side effects like uneasyness, forgetfullness, mood change, irritability etc.

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kamil Says:

I am having levipil 500 in the morning and 750 in the night for the last 5 years..recently i am having problems in sex..erectile dysfunction... Is it the side effects of this medicine?

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Ammu Says:

I'm using 750mg of levipil both morning and at night since 7 months,that is 1500mg daily since I've undergone a brain surgery and I'm also a hypothyroidism patient since 7 years and I take 100mg daily in the morning. I notice a bit of hair loss from 7 years and since 4 months I noticed a gradual increase in hair loss, I lost almost half of my hair volume. I thought of taking biotin for hair and I read in an article that biotin(10,000 mcg) interacts with epileptics drugs. So is it safe to use biotin in this condition? Please reply soon it's urgent

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Rohit Says:

My mother had one episode of epilepsy, In June this year. Thereafter she has been advised Levipil 1000 mg twice a day.
Ever since she’s on Levipil, we’ve observed that she suffers from mental confusion & forgetfulness. At times she forgets some of the incidents that that have happened in the past like a death of a someone in the family .
Hours later she is able to recall everything and is back to normal. Such incidents happen a More than once a day.
Are these side-effects of Levipil?

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