What is Brivaracetam?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Briviact

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Brivaracetam is a medication that may be used for the treatment of seizures.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 6
Moderate 6
Mild 3
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Brivaracetam

Side effect Patients
Abnormal dreams 1
Anxious mood 1
Chronic constipation 1
Confusion 1
Constipation 1
Decreased appetite 1

Show all 19 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Brivaracetam

Dosage Patients
50 mg twice daily 4
100 mg twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Brivaracetam

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Side effects too severe 2
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Brivaracetam

Duration

Currently taking Brivaracetam

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 2

Stopped taking Brivaracetam

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 14
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 3
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 9
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 3
$25-49 4
< $25 4
Not specified 5

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Brivaracetam after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Divalproex sodium (Depakote) 3
Clobazam (Onfi) 2
Lacosamide (Vimpat) 1

Patients stopped taking Brivaracetam and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Clobazam (Onfi) 2
Last updated:

1 patient evaluation for Brivaracetam

May 30, 2018 (Started Dec 14, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Twice daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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