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Epilive 250 Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Epilive Tablet

Epilive 250 Tablet is used in treatment of epilepsy/seizures.

Epilive Tablet side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness
  • Irritability

How to use Epilive 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. Epilive 250 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Epilive Tablet works

Epilive 250 Tablet is antiepileptic medication. It works by attaching to specific sites (SV2A) on the surfaces of nerve cells. This suppresses the abnormal activity of the nerve cells in the brain and prevents the spread of electrical signals that cause seizures.

Epilive Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Epilive 250 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Epilive 250 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
Epilive 250 Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Monitor the baby for sleepiness and adequate weight gain
Driving
Epilive 250 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Epilive 250 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Epilive 250 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Epilive 250 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Epilive 250 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
However, a lower dose may be advised in patients with severe liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Epilive 250 Tablet to reduce the frequency of seizures.
  • Epilive 250 Tablet should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not stop using Epilive 250 Tablet without talking to your doctor, even if you feel better.
  • It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Epilive 250 Tablet as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Epilive

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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. What medicines should I avoid while taking Epilive?

Epilive can interact with several medicines.Taking other medicines along with Epilive can either make Epilive less effective or increase its side effect. Do not take any medicine without talking to your doctor.

Q. Will the use of Epilive affect my fertility?

Epilive is not know to affect fertility in males or females. However, talk to your doctor if you are facing fertility issues while taking this medicine.

Q. Can Epilive cause anxiety?

Yes, Epilive can cause anxiety. Please consult your doctor if you are experiencing frequent anxiety attacks while using Epilive.

Q. Can the use of Epilive cause sleepiness?

Yes, Epilive can make you feel sleepy. At the beginning of your treatment: do not drive, operate machinery, work at heights, or participate in potentially dangerous activities, until you know how this medicine affects you.
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Lupin Ltd, 3rd floor Kalpataru Inspire, Off. W E Highway, Santacruz (East), Mumbai 400 055. India
A licensed pharmacy from your nearest location will deliver Epilive 250 Tablet. Once the pharmacy accepts your order, the details of the pharmacy will be shared with you. Acceptance of your order is based on the validity of your prescription and the availability of this medicine.
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