Briviact (Brivaracetam) for Epilepsy | MyEpilepsyTeam

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Briviact is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to control partial-onset seizures in people 16 years of age and older who have epilepsy. Briviact is used in combination with other medications. Briviact is also referred to by its drug name, brivaracetam.

Briviact is an anticonvulsant, or in other words, a drug used to prevent and control seizures. Briviact is believed to work in cases of epilepsy by inhibiting nerve signals in the brain.

How do I take it?
Prescribing information states that Briviact is taken orally as a tablet or solution (liquid) twice daily. In situations where it is not possible to take Briviact orally, it can be administered as an intravenous injection.

Side effects
The FDA-approved label for Briviact lists common side effects including sleepiness, dizziness, fatigue, nausea, and vomiting.

Rare but serious side effects listed for Briviact include suicidal thoughts and behavior, sedation, psychotic reactions, and severe allergic reactions.

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