Levetiracetam-AFT oral liquid – problems with the measuring syringe

Levetiracetam is available as tablets and as an oral liquid. A problem has been identified with the brand of oral liquid called Levetiracetam-AFT oral liquid. This brand has an oral syringe packaged in the box which could cause dose errors – people taking the incorrect amount of medicine. 

The markings on this oral syringe show the dose to be measured in milligrams rather than in millilitres

If you have been given levetiracetam-AFT oral liquid, check with your pharmacist before using the oral syringe packaged.

Levetiracetam is used to treat epilepsy by preventing seizures. Read more about levetiracetam  and medicine syringes.