Interesting facts about Briviact
Briviact is a federally controlled substance (CV) because it can be abused or lead to dependence.
Like other antiepileptic drugs, Briviact may cause suicidal thoughts or actions in a very small number of people, about 1 in 500 people taking it.
Briviact provided no added therapeutic benefit to levetiracetam when the two drugs were co-administered.
What are the side effects of Briviact
Common side effects of Briviact include:
Briviact may also cause the following side effects:
Serious side effects of Briviact include:
What is the dosage of Briviact?
The recommended oral or intravenous starting dose for treating partial-onset seizures is 50 mg twice daily (100 mg).
The dose may be decreased to 25 mg twice daily or increased up to 100 mg twice daily based on individual patient response and tolerability. The maximum dose is 200 mg/day. The intravenous solution is used when using the tablets is not feasible.
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