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Emsilac 100 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Emsilac Tablet

Emsilac 100 mg Tablet is used as alone or in combination with other antiepileptic medications to treat partial-onset seizure (fits due to involvement of only one side of brain).
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Emsilac Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Blurred vision
  • Lack of muscle control
  • Nausea
  • Fatigue
  • Double vision

How to use Emsilac 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. Emsilac 100 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Emsilac Tablet works

Emsilac 100 mg Tablet is an antiepileptic medication. It controls seizures or fits by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

Emsilac Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Emsilac 100 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
CAUTION
Emsilac 100 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Emsilac 100 mg Tablet may cause dizziness or blurred vision. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Emsilac 100 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Emsilac 100 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Emsilac 100 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Emsilac 100 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Emsilac 100 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Emsilac Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Emsilac 100 mg Tablet, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Emsilac 100 mg Tablet
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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Emsilac 100 mg Tablet for prevention and treatment of seizures.
  • Take your medication regularly as missing doses can trigger seizures.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Emsilac 100 mg Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Emsilac 100 mg Tablet, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Talk to your doctor if you have a heart problem that affects your heartbeat.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood or behavior, new or worsening depression, or suicidal thoughts or behavior.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may increase the seizure frequency.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Emsilac with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Dizapam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Risure
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycopan, Anxionil
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Panik, Klojet
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Konit
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Equblam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Etizom, Etimax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam, Alwel, Tenzo
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Emsilac

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1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
I m cocieved running 9 month n my date of issue is on first week of june.but i m having swelling on foot
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Get your BP, serum proteins and kidney function test done. If all are fine then there is nothing to worry about.
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FAQs

Q. Is Emsilac a controlled substance, or narcotic?

Emsilac is not a controlled substance or narcotic. It is the drug used in treatment of epilepsy or convulsions

Q. Where is Emsilac absorbed?

Emsilac is absorbed from stomach and intestine when taken orally

Q. What class is Emsilac?

Emsilac belongs to the class of medication called anticonvulsants

Q. What is it used for?

Lacosamide is used as monotherapy or in combination with other antiepileptic medications to treat partial-onset seizure (fits due to involvement of only one side of brain)

Q. How does Emsilac work?

Emsilac is an anticonvulsant drug. It stabilizes the hyper-excited nerve fibers, thereby slowing abnormal nerve impulses in brain

Q. How effective is Emsilac?

Emsilac is effective in treatment of partial-onset seizure (fits due to involvement of only one side of brain). But effect may vary depending on the individuals taking the medicine. Please follow the doctor's advice regarding the use of this medicine.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
255/2, Hinjawadi, Pune - 411057, India
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