Does Levetiracetam interact with Carbamazepine?

Posted on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 in General Health
Question: Is there a interaction between Levetiracetam and Carbamazepine?
Answered by Dr. Lekshmi Rita Venugopal 38 minutes later
Brief Answer:
There is interaction between Levetiracetam and carbamazepine

Detailed Answer:
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Levitiracetam taken along with carbamazepine can increase drowsiness, sleepiness, tiredness and impaired thinking. In people above 60 years ,the combination can cause memory loss and confusion.
It is better not to consume alcohol while on these medications.

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