Emilep 5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Emilep Tablet
Emilep 5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of epilepsy and severe anxiety.
Emilep Tablet side effects
Common
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Sleepiness
  • Depression
  • Confusion
  • Uncoordinated body movements
How to use Emilep 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. Emilep 5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Emilep Tablet works
Emilep 5 mg Tablet is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of a chemical messenger (GABA) which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.
Emilep Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Emilep 5 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Emilep 5 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Emilep 5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Short-term use is not expected to cause any adverse effects in the breastfed baby, especially if the baby is older than 2 months. During long-term use, monitor for possible sleepiness.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
You may feel sleepy or have concentration or memory problems after taking Emilep 5 mg Tablet and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Emilep 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Emilep 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Emilep 5 mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Emilep 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Emilep 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on use of Emilep 5 mg Tablet in patients with severe liver disease.

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Expert Advice

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  • If you are taking Emilep 5 mg Tablet for the treatment of severe anxiety, it should not be used more than 4 weeks.
  • It may become less effective over the time.
  • It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Emilep 5 mg Tablet, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • The addiction / habit-forming potential of Emilep 5 mg Tablet is very high.

Interaction with Drugs

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

Questions Related to Emilep

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my wife PATIENT suffering from Epilepsy. she gets it generally when she is feeling weak or exhausted or if she has some small accident at home /outside which hurts her body part little severely. we did follow a course of epilepsy tablets for 6 month in 2010 but it was exhausting her and health was further deteriorating. hence stopped that. this year it happened twice every time with reason. me and family support her all the way emotionally / mentally. also makes sure that she is having proper diet and sleep. please advise what best can be done medicine wise and in terms of improving health by diet or nah other ways. thank you
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
Daer PATIENT On the basis of information you have provided you can consider following homeopathic remedy for your complaint:RECKEWEG R33 - EPILEPSY DROPS LINK: http://www.1mgayush.com/products/R33-EPILEPSY-DROPS/StandardDosage: 3 times daily 15 drops in some water.
What is the suitable medicine in homeopathy for epilepsy for middle people event hough they are using English medicine like levers xr 750and Valero cr300twice a dsy
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
Dear PATIENT On the basis of information you have provided you can consider following homeopathic medicine:RECKEWEG R33 - EPILEPSY DROPShttp://www.1mgayush.com/products/R33-EPILEPSY-DROPS/StandardDosage: 3 times daily 15 drops in some water.
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FAQs

Q. Is Emilep/ frisium a benzodiazepine or narcotic or a controlled drug or sedative or addictive?
Emilep.s benzodiazepine and controlled drug (addictive), but not a narcotic substance and doesn't cause addiction
Q. Is Emilep FDA approved?
It is approved by FDA
Q. Is Emilepthe same as Valium?
Both of this drugs belongs a to a class called benzodiazepine, but their effects are different
Q. Is Emilep safe?
Emilep is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Does Emilep cause weight gain/ make you sleepy or tired?
Emilep may cause weight gain,make you feel sleepy or dizzy, especially when you first start treatment. Contact your doctor if you develop such symptom
Q. Does Emilep get you high?
Yes. But do not use this medicine without prescription as this medicine has potential for abuse with many side effects.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 24th Aug 2018.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Ikon Pharmachem Pvt. Ltd., Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India, Phone : +91-135-2645621
NOT FOR SALE
We do not sell this product at present
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