DRUGS & SUPPLEMENTS
What are the side effects you encounter while taking this medicine?
Alevo is type of drug that belongs to the group of medicines called antiepileptic drug.
This medication is indicated to control seizure. The precise way of how Alevo works is not yet known. This medicine may also be used for purposes not mentioned here.
This drug belongs in the FDA pregnancy category C. Alevo may cause severe side effects to an unborn baby. Do not take Alevo medication without consulting first your doctor if you are pregnant or could become pregnant during the treatment period.
It is not known whether Alevo passes into the breast milk of nursing mothers. Consult your doctor first before taking the medicine if you are breast-feeding a baby.
Alevo is contraindicated to patients who have kidney disease. Tell your doctor first before taking this medicine if you have any kidney disease. Your doctor may entail you a different dosage or special monitoring throughout the treatment period.
Alcohol is prohibited while you are taking Alevo Kimia Farma. The drug may cause drowsiness and alcohol may increase the risk of this kind of side effect. Alcohol may also increase the risk of seizures. Also, avoid driving, operating dangerous machinery or performing hazardous activities while you are taking Alevo medicine.
Follow the exact directions given to you by your doctor. Do not deviate from just even one of his / her instructions. You may also ask any health care professional for things which you do not understand.
Take each Alevo tablets with a full glass of water. Alevo tablets could be taken with or without food. For this medication in liquid pharmaceutical form, be sure to get the exact measurement of the liquid form of Alevo with a dose-measuring spoon or cup. Do not use the regular table spoon. It may not give you the exact dosage that is required. You may also ask your pharmacist for a dose-measuring cup or spoon if you do not have any. Take Alevo medicine regularly to get the most desirable results. It is important for you to keep in mind not to stop using this medicine medicine without talking first to your doctor, even if you already feel better. Continue taking Alevo to prevent the seizures from occurring again and again.
Obtain your Alevo dose from your doctor. Dosage of this drug may vary from person to person.
The symptoms of the medication overdosage are not yet known but it might probably include drowsiness. Look for a medical attention as soon as possible if you suspect any overdose of Alevo or if you feel any unusual effects of Alevo medication.
Immediately take the missed dose of Alevo medicine as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for your next dose of the medicine, skip the missed one and take the regular scheduled dosage of Alevo medicine. It is important not to take a double dose of the drug.
Side effects of Alevo may include the following:
swelling of the lips, tongue, or face
closing of the throat
mood changes such as agitation, anxiety, depression, hostility, or apathy
Some side effects of this medication other than listed here may also occur. Consult your doctor immediately if you experienced any of the above stated side effects of Alevo or if you feel any unusual or bothersome side effects of this medicine.
There are some other drugs that may block with the function of Alevo Kimia Farma. Taking in with the following other drugs together with this drug may increase the effects of drowsiness:
Other drugs that may block with the work of Alevo or that may increase the unwanted side effects that the medication may produce may also occur. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking any other prescription or over-the-counter medicines, as well as herbals products.
Depending on the reaction of the Alevo after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Alevo not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.Is Alevo addictive or habit forming?
Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.
Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.
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The information was verified by Dr. Rachana Salvi, MD Pharmacology