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Epiba 5mg Tablet

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Composition for Epiba 5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Epiba 5mg Tablet

Epilepsy, Severe anxiety
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Epiba Tablet

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Uses of Epiba Tablet

Epiba 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of epilepsy and severe anxiety.
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Epiba Tablet side effects

Common

Sleepiness, Dizziness, Fatigue, Uncoordinated body movements, Slurred speech, Memory impairment, Headache, Dryness in mouth, Constipation, Depression, Irritability.

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How to use Epiba 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. Epiba 5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Epiba Tablet works

Epiba 5mg Tablet is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of GABA, a chemical messenger which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

In Depth Information on Epiba Tablet

Expert advice for Epiba Tablet

  • If you are taking Epiba 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 Epiba, 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 Epiba is very high.
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Epiba Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Epiba Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Epiba 5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Epiba 5mg 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
Epiba 5mg 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 Epiba 5mg Tablet and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Epiba 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Epiba 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Epiba 5mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Epiba 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Epiba 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on use of Epiba 5mg Tablet in patients with severe liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Epiba Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Clobazam

Epiba.s benzodiazepine and controlled drug (addictive), but not a narcotic substance and doesn't cause addiction
It is approved by FDA
Both of this drugs belongs a to a class called benzodiazepine, but their effects are different
Epiba is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Epiba may cause weight gain,make you feel sleepy or dizzy, especially when you first start treatment. Contact your doctor if you develop such symptom
Yes. But do not use this medicine without prescription as this medicine has potential for abuse with many side effects.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Epiba with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Epiba with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune
Epiba with Dexrabeprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dexrabeprazole: Dirab, Repepsa, Kyrab
Epiba with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Epiba with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin
Epiba with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot
Epiba with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Epiba with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Epiba with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid
Epiba with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Elamin, Diamin, Kidep, Depranil, Dimip, Depsol, Imizen, Hemidap, Antipres, Depsin
Epiba with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Relitil, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor
Epiba with Roxithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Rin, Rxn, Roxid, Biorox, Roxilac, Vilrox, Roxeptin, Roxyrol, Q Rox, Hycin, Aurox, Roxygo, Romithrax, Raxitid, Roxy, Roxikem, Roxywin
Epiba with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Epiba with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal
Epiba with Sulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Epiba with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam
Epiba with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris
Epiba with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt
Epiba with Armodafinil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Armodafinil: Waklert
Epiba with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid, Ilaone, Adiza, Lupila, Ilatop, Iladac, Ilaking, Iladif, Peptorila
Epiba with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Zenoxa, Oxmazetol, Trioptal, Selzic, Mezalog
Epiba with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval
Epiba with Revaprazan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Revaprazan: Revanex
Epiba with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Encorate, Valcontin, Valparin, Epival, Navalin Chrono, Valparex
Epiba with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Halopik, Hypnodol, Senorm, Kividol, Trancodol, Helinase, Typidol, Talendol
Epiba with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Epiba with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Epiba with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin
Epiba with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: Nexipride, Edride, Ulpride
Epiba with Lacosamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lacosamide: Lacosam, Lacoset, Lacotide, Seizgard
Epiba with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Nixitral, I-Tyza

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