A drug used to treat seizures (involuntary muscle movements) caused by epilepsy (a group of brain disorders). Levetiracetam is being studied in the treatment of seizures in patients with cancer that has spread to the brain. It is a type of anticonvulsant. Also called Keppra.

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  • Levetiracetam — Nombre (IUPAC) sistemático …   Wikipedia Español

  • Levetiracetam — Lévétiracétam Lévétiracétam Général No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Lévétiracétam — Général Nom IUPAC (2S) 2 (2 oxopyrrolidin 1 yl)butanamide N …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Levetiracetam — Chembox new ImageFileL1 = levetiracetam.png ImageSizeL1 = 110px ImageFileR1 = Levetiracetam3d.png ImageSizeR1 = 110px ImageFile2 = levetiracetam.gif ImageSize2 = 121px IUPACName = (2S) 2 (2 oxopyrrolidin 1 yl)butanamide OtherNames = Section1 =… …   Wikipedia

  • Levetiracetam — Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Levetiracetam …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • levetiracetam — noun An anticonvulsant medication used to treat epilepsy …   Wiktionary

  • levetiracetam — le·ve·ti·rac·e·tam (le″və ti rasґə tam) an anticonvulsant administered orally as an adjunct in the treatment of partial and myoclonic seizures and idiopathic generalized epilepsy …   Medical dictionary

  • 102767-28-2 — Lévétiracétam Lévétiracétam Général No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

  • C8H14N2O2 — Lévétiracétam Lévétiracétam Général No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Antiepilepitikum — Ein Antikonvulsivum (v. griech. ἀντί »gegen« und lat. convulsio »Krampfanfall« vgl. Konvulsion; Plural Antikonvulsiva) ist ein Arzneimittel, das zur Behandlung oder Verhinderung von epileptischen Krampfanfällen eingesetzt wird. Synonym wird daher …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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