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Epiba 5mg Tablet

Mankind Pharma Ltd

Composition for Epiba 5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Severe anxiety, Epilepsy
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Medicine Overview of Epiba Tablet


Uses of Epiba Tablet

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

Epiba Tablet side effects


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


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
Epiba 5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Itragreat 100mg Capsule, Azibey 200mg Suspension, Danavir 600mg Tablet, Alicin 200mg Suspension

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.

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