BRIVIACT 100mg Tablet 14's

Epilepsy/Convulsion Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

BRIVIACT 100MG contains Brivaracetam which belongs to a group of medicines called anti-epileptics. It is used to treat epilepsy. Epilepsy is a condition due to sudden, uncontrolled electrical disturbance in the brain. It can cause changes in behavior, movements or feelings and levels of consciousness. Partial seizures are fits which starts by only affecting one side of the brain. These partial seizures can spread and extend to larger areas on both sides of the brain which is called a secondary generalisation. This medicine is used to treat a type of epilepsy that has partial seizures with or without a secondary generalisation. It is used to lower the number of fits (seizures) and also used together with other medicines for epilepsy.

Always take this medicine as instructed by your doctor. The dose you take will depend on your age, other medications you are taking and whether you have any kidney or liver problems. Do not drive or operate machinery while taking this medicine, since it may cause sleepiness, dizziness or tiredness. It is not recommended for use in children under 4 years of age, pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers. The common side effects of BRIVIACT 100MG are flu, dizziness, tiredness or sleepiness.

USES OF BRIVIACT 100MG

  • Treat epilepsy (partial seizures)

HOW BRIVIACT 100MG WORKS

BRIVIACT 100MG works by attaching itself to specific sites (SV2A) on the surfaces of nerve cells which suppresses the abnormal activity of the nerve cells in the brain and prevents the spread of electrical signals that cause seizures.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take BRIVIACT 100MG as instructed by your doctor. Swallow as a whole, do not crush or chew. It can be taken with or without food.

SIDE EFFECTS OF BRIVIACT 100MG

COMMON

  • flu
  • feeling very tired  
  • convulsion,  feeling of spinning  
  • feeling and being sick
  • constipation
  • depression, anxiety, not being able to sleep and irritability
  • infections of the nose and throat and cough
  • decreased appetite
  • sleepiness or dizziness
  • In children: restlessness and hyperactivity  

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Feeling and being sick:

Stick to simple normal meals and do not eat rich or spicy foods.

Dizziness:

Get up and move around to feel awake, take small naps to edge off the sleepiness. Give your eyes a break to avoid fatigue and eat a healthy food to boost energy.

Constipation:

Add fruits, vegetables whole grains and other high-fiber foods to your normal diet.

Flu:

Drink plenty of water, juice and warm soups to prevent dehydration. Take rest and get more sleep to help your immune system to fight against infection.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

BRIVIACT 100MG is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

BREASTFEEDING

BRIVIACT 100MG is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate machinery while taking this medicine, since it may cause sleepiness, dizziness or tiredness.

ALCOHOL

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with BRIVIACT 100MG.

LIVER

BRIVIACT 100MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver function impairment or active liver diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Do not take if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Brivaracetam.

OTHERS

Inform your doctor if you have or had,

  • thoughts of harming or killing yourself

INTERACTIONS

Inform your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription or the following,

  • rifampicin (used to treat bacterial infections)
  • St John’s wort (herbal medicine used to treat depression and anxiety)

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Brivaracetam
Pharmacological Category :   Anticonvulsant
Therapeutic Indication :   Partial-onset seizures
Dosage Forms :   Tablet

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT BRIVIACT 100MG

Can BRIVIACT 100MG be given in children?

It is not recommended for children below 4 years of age.

What are the most common side effects of BRIVIACT 100MG?

The most common side effects are sleepiness, dizziness, feeling tired or nausea and vomiting

What if my seizures stop and feeling good? Do i still need to take BRIVIACT 100MG?

Avoid stop taking your medicine without consulting your doctor. It may cause serious problems, including seizures that will not stop.

REFERENCES

1. Roger J. Porter, MD, & Michael A. Rogawski. Anti-seizure Drugs. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. Page - 423.

2. Farbod Khaleghi, and Eric C. Nemec. Brivaracetam: A Novel Adjunctive Therapy for Partial-Onset Seizures. Feb, 2017; [Accessed Nov 21, 2020] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5265234/

3. Pavel Klein, Anyzeila Diaz, Teresa Gasalla and John Whitesides. A review of the pharmacology and clinical efficacy of brivaracetam, Jan 19, 2018; [Accessed Nov 21, 2020] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5783144/

4. UCB Pharma S.A., Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised Oct 2020] [Accessed Nov 21, 2020] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.1963.pdf

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Item Weight
    25
    Ingredient
    BRIVARACETAM 100MG
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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BRIVIACT 100mg Tablet 14's

BRIVIACT 100mg Tablet 14's Mkt: Dr Reddy'S Laboratories Ltd

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