Levetiracetam USP is a medication used to treat seizures in people with epilepsy. It is classified as an anticonvulsant and works by affecting chemicals in the brain that contribute to seizures. Levetiracetam USP is available in tablet, capsule, and oral solution forms, and is usually taken orally twice a day.
The USP designation refers to the fact that the medication meets the standards set forth by the United States Pharmacopeia (USP), which is a nonprofit organization that sets quality standards for medications, dietary supplements, and other healthcare products. When a medication is labeled as USP, it means that it has been tested and meets the quality standards set forth by the USP. This can help ensure that the medication is safe and effective for use in treating the condition for which it is intended.