GENERIC NAME : BRIVARACETAM
PACKING : 14 TABLETS
What is BRIVIACT 100mg?
BRIVIACT® (brivaracetam) CV is a prescription medicine used to treat partial-onset seizures in people 4 years of age and older.
- It is not known if BRIVIACT injection is safe for use in children.
- Children 4 years of age and older should only take BRIVIACT by mouth.
- BRIVIACT injection is only for use in people 16 years of age and older and may be given in the vein (intravenously) when BRIVIACT is not able to be taken by mouth.
It is not known if BRIVIACT 100mg is safe and effective in children younger than 4 years of age.
What should I avoid while taking BRIVIACT?
Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how BRIVIACT affects you. BRIVIACT may cause drowsiness, tiredness, dizziness, and problems with your balance and coordination.
Do not stop BRIVIACT without first talking to a healthcare provider.
- Stopping BRIVIACT suddenly can cause serious problems.
- Stopping a seizure medicine suddenly can cause seizures that will not stop (status epilepticus).
What should I tell my healthcare provider before starting BRIVIACT?
Before taking BRIVIACT, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you:
- have or have had depression, mood problems, or suicidal thoughts or behavior
- have liver problems
- have abused or been dependent on prescription medicines, street drugs, or alcohol
- have any other medical problems
- are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is not known if BRIVIACT will harm your unborn baby.
- are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if BRIVIACT passes into your breast milk.
Who should not take BRIVIACT?
Do not take BRIVIACT if you are allergic to brivaracetam or any of the inactive ingredients in BRIVIACT.
The most common side effects of BRIVIACT include:
- feeling tired
- nausea and vomiting
Side effects of BRIVIACT in children 4 to less than 16 years of age are similar to those seen in adults.
What is the most important information I should know about BRIVIACT?
BRIVIACT is a federally controlled substance (CV) because it can be abused or lead to dependence. Keep BRIVIACT in a safe place to prevent misuse and abuse. Selling or giving away BRIVIACT may harm others and is against the law.
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.