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Convulex 250 mg Tablet ER

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Overview

Convulex Tablet ER side effects

Common
  • Indigestion
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Weight gain
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal cramp
  • Constipation
  • Increased appetite

How to use Convulex Tablet ER

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. Convulex 250 mg Tablet ER is to be taken with food.

How Convulex Tablet ER works

Convulex 250 mg Tablet ER is an antiepileptic medication. It controls seizures or fits by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

Convulex Tablet ER related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Convulex 250 mg Tablet ER.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Convulex 250 mg Tablet ER 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Convulex 250 mg Tablet ER is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
Convulex 250 mg Tablet ER may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Convulex 250 mg Tablet ER is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Convulex 250 mg Tablet ER may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Convulex 250 mg Tablet ER should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Convulex 250 mg Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Convulex 250 mg Tablet ER is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Convulex Tablet ER?

If you miss a dose of Convulex 250 mg Tablet ER, 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Convulex 250 mg Tablet ER helps in the treatment and prevention of seizures.
  • Take it at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Convulex 250 mg Tablet ER, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Monitor your weight during treatment with this medicine as it can cause weight gain.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood or behavior, new or worsening depression, or suicidal thoughts or behavior.
  • Do not take Convulex 250 mg Tablet ER if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may increase the seizure frequency.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Convulex with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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