LevetiracetamPrices, Coupons & Savings
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- LevetiracetamGeneric for KeppraRx250mg30 tablets $4.2 USD30 tablets $4.2 USD - 0.14 USD/tabletSave $38.70
- LevetiracetamGeneric for KeppraRx500mg30 tablets $4.8 USD30 tablets $4.8 USD - 0.16 USD/tabletSave $38.10
- LevetiracetamGeneric for KeppraRx750mg30 tablets $5.1 USD30 tablets $5.1 USD - 0.17 USD/tabletSave $37.80
- LevetiracetamGeneric for KeppraRx1000mg60 tablets $7.2 USD60 tablets $7.2 USD - 0.12 USD/tabletSave $78.60
- Levetiracetam Extended Release (ER)Generic for Keppra XRRx500mg30 extended release tablets $6.3 USD30 extended release tablets $6.3 USD - 0.21 USD/extended release tabletSave $88.20
- Levetiracetam Extended Release (ER)Generic for Keppra XRRx750mg30 extended release tablets $7.2 USD30 extended release tablets $7.2 USD - 0.24 USD/extended release tabletSave $87.30
Do you need a prescription for levetiracetam?
Yes, levetiracetam is only available with a valid physician Rx.
How much is levetiracetam without Insurance in the US?
Our website gives two competitive savings options to US customers who wish to purchase levetiracetam, as either a brand or generic, if available. The first is access to medications through our mail-order online pharmacy. The second is by using the Now Patient Rx Advantage Card, which can be used in over 65,000 pharmacies nationwide, across America. If you are insured, then in most cases, the cash price will be significantly cheaper than the copay.
What will my out-of-pocket cost be for levetiracetam in the US?
There are no out-of-pocket (OOP) costs because we are currently only offering a cash-based option to purchase medications.
Is Now Patient a levetiracetam savings card?
Yes. Save up to 90% on your levetiracetam with the FREE Now Patient Rx Advantage card*.
*Based on the difference between the U&C submitted by the pharmacy and the price the patients pay.
Can you handle Rx transfers for home delivery in the US?
Yes. If you use the mail-order online pharmacy option, then we can handle requests by you to have your prescription transferred to our pharmacy for home delivery. We can even help you manage your refills by giving you timely reminders, so you do not run out of your medication.
Is Now Patient a levetiracetam coupon provider in the US?
No. Now Patient does not provide levetiracetam coupons or FREE levetiracetam samples.
Do you accept commercial, Medicare or Medicaid coverage for levetiracetam in the US?
No. Currently, we only offer cash-based options for purchase, therefore we do not require your insurance benefit details. In the future, our plan is to be able to handle commercial insurance, Medicare and Medicaid including cases where you have multiple health plans that provide benefit coverage (e.g. Medicaid and Commercial). We also anticipate being able to handle more complex scenarios such as using primary insurance combined with a manufacturer copay assistance program.
Does Now Patient work with Medicare?
Our cash-based prices for medications are typically cheaper than Medicare copays. We do not bill Medicare Part D (standalone drug coverage) or Medicare Advantage (combined health and drug coverage). When you purchase your medication from Now Patient, you will be doing so out of your pocket. The spend will not count towards your plan deductibles or gaps.
Does Now Patient work with Commercial Insurance?
Our cash-based prices for medications are typically cheaper than commercial plan copays. We do not bill your commercial plan. When you purchase your medication from Now Patient, you will be doing so out of your pocket. The spend will not count towards your plan deductibles or gaps.
What should you do if you use too much levetiracetam?
Call your doctor right away or seek immediate medical attention if your symptoms do not improve or they become worse after using levetiracetam. You can also call 800-222-1222 to reach the American Association of Poison Control Centers or use its online resource if you think you’ve used too much levetiracetam. But if you have severe symptoms, call 911 (or your local emergency number) immediately or go to the nearest emergency room.
If you think it is an emergency, call 999 or find your nearest A&E
If you need help now, but it’s not an emergency go to 111.nhs.uk or call 111. Alternatively you can speak to one of our pharmacists or use the Now Patient app to make an appointment with your GP.
What should I do if I miss my dose?
There are occasions when people forget to take their medication at correct prescribed times. This may not only have an effect on potentially making the medication less effective but it may also inadvertently lead to taking doses too close together, thereby increasing the risks of side effects.
Click here to find out what to do if you forgot to take your medication
US brand name of levetiracetam and manufacturer
Levetiracetam is available in the US under the brand names Elepsia XR, Keppra, Keppra XR, and Spritam.
UK brand name of levetiracetam and manufacturer
Levetiracetam is available in the UK under the brand names Keppra. It is manufactured by UCB Pharma Limited.
Availability of levetiracetam
Levetiracetam is available by prescription only.
FDA approval of levetiracetam
Levetiracetam has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of epilepsy in adults and children.
NHS prescription (UK) for levetiracetam
Levetiracetam is available in the UK with an NHS prescription. Please consult with your healthcare provider or pharmacist for more information.
Mechanism of action
Levetiracetam is classed as an anticonvulsant and works by stabilizing electrical activity in the brain, which helps to prevent seizures. It is believed to bind to a specific protein involved in the regulation of neurotransmitter release.
Uses of levetiracetam
Levetiracetam is commonly used to treat various types of seizures, including partial-onset seizures, myoclonic seizures, and primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures. Levetiracetam is also used off-label for status epilepticus, sometimes.
Dosage of levetiracetam
The dosage of levetiracetam may vary depending on the individual patient, the type of seizures being treated, and other factors. It is important to follow the dosage instructions provided by your healthcare provider. The following is a general guideline for the dosages of levetiracetam:
- Adults: The usual starting dose is 500 mg twice daily. The dosage may be increased based on the response and tolerability, up to a maximum of 3000 mg per day
- Children (4 years of age and older): The starting dose is based on body weight, usually 10 mg/kg twice daily. The dosage may be adjusted as needed
If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you can. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next dose. Please note that these are general guidelines, and your healthcare provider may prescribe a different dosage based on your specific needs.
Forms available of levetiracetam
Levetiracetam is available in the following formulations:
- Oral solution
- Extended-release tablets
Please consult with your healthcare provider or pharmacist for more information on the specific forms of levetiracetam available. Store your medication at room temperature away from moisture, light, and out of reach of children and pets.
Is it safe to take levetiracetam if I am pregnant or planning on becoming pregnant?
Levetiracetam may have specific considerations for use during pregnancy. It is important to consult with your healthcare provider before taking levetiracetam if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or suspect you may be pregnant. They can evaluate the potential risks and benefits to determine the best course of action for your specific situation. If you are pregnant, you may be listed on a pregnancy registry.
Is it safe to take levetiracetam while breastfeeding?
Levetiracetam may pass into breast milk, but the effects on the nursing infant are not well-known. It is important to read the medication guide provided with your medication and to consult with your healthcare provider before taking levetiracetam tablets if you are breastfeeding. They can provide guidance on the appropriate use and potential risks for your specific situation.
Interactions with other drugs
Levetiracetam may have drug interactions with certain other adjunctive therapy, including antacids, hormonal contraceptives, and other antiepileptic drugs such as carbamazepine. It is important to inform your healthcare provider about all the medications and supplements you are taking to avoid potential interactions. They can provide guidance on the safe use of levetiracetam with other medications.
Side effects of levetiracetam
In clinical trials, common side effects of levetiracetam may include drowsiness, sleepiness, somnolence, headache, dizziness, suicidal thoughts and behavioral changes. It is important to note that not all individuals will experience these side effects, and the severity of side effects may vary. Rarely, you may experience life-threatening allergic reactions (anaphylaxis), causing low blood pressure, hives, rash, and trouble breathing. If you experience any serious side effects, or if you have any concerns about adverse effects, it is important to contact your healthcare provider for further evaluation.
Other medications in the same class as levetiracetam include lamotrigine, topiramate, and oxcarbazepine. These medications may have similar indications or mechanisms of action but may differ in specific details. It is important to consult with your healthcare provider for guidance on the most appropriate treatment option for your specific condition.
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- “Keppra.” UCB, Inc.
Now Patient has taken all reasonable steps to ensure that all material is factually accurate, complete, and current. However, the knowledge and experience of a qualified healthcare professional should always be sought after instead of using the information in this page. Before taking any drug, you should always speak to your doctor or another qualified healthcare provider.
The information provided here about medications is subject to change and is not meant to include all uses, precautions, warnings, directions, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or negative effects. The absence of warnings or other information for a particular medication does not imply that the medication or medication combination is appropriate for all patients or for all possible purposes.
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