Carbacontin 400mg Tablet

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Modi Mundi Pharma Pvt Ltd

Composition for Carbacontin 400mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
26.16
₹2.62/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Carbacontin Tablet

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Uses of Carbacontin Tablet

Carbacontin 400mg Tablet is used in seizures, trigeminal neuralgia and mania.
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Side effects of Carbacontin Tablet

Common

Skin rash, Nausea, Vomiting, Sleepiness, Dizziness, Fatigue, Coordination impaired, Decreased white blood cell count.

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How to use Carbacontin Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Carbacontin 400mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Carbacontin Tablet works

Carbacontin 400mg tablet is an antiepileptic medication. It controls seizures or fits by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

In Depth Information on Carbacontin Tablet

Expert advice for Carbacontin Tablet

  • Do not perform activities that require alertness during the first week of taking this drug.
  • Immediately consult your doctor if you develop blistering or skin rashes.
  • Consult your doctor if you show signs of confusion, persistent abdominal pain, yellowing of eyes/skin, easy bruising.
  • Carbamazepine can make birth control pills or implants less effective. Use a barrier form of birth control (such as a condom or diaphragm with spermicide) to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine.
  • Carbamazepine can pass into breast milk and may harm a nursing baby. You should not breast-feed while you are using this medicine.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Carbacontin 400mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Carbacontin 400mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Carbacontin 400mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Carbacontin 400mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lact
ation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Carbacontin 400mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Carbaco
ntin 400mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Nevir 200mg Tablet, Nevimune 200mg Tablet, Zathrin Redimix Suspension, Pratham 200mg/5ml Rediuse Suspension

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Carbamazepine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Carbacontin 400mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Carbamazepine

Carbacontin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
No. Carbacontin is not a controlled drug or an opiate
Yes. It is an enzyme inducer. Please check with your doctor if you are taking other medications, which may get altered when taken together
Carbacontin is an antidepressant. It is not an MAOI or benzodiazepine
Q. Can I take paracetamol/ Tylenol/ tramadol/ ibuprofen/ Advil/ amoxicillin/ codeine/ Nyquil/naproxen/ oral contraceptives with carbamazepine?
All the above mentioned drugs may interact with carbamazepine. Please consult with your doctor before taking this medication. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required
Carbacontin causing the above mentioned side effects are commonly or rarely observed. It is not known to cause gingival hyperplasia and high blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if you experience such side effects.
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