Epima Chrono 200 Tablet


Overview

Uses of Epima Chrono Tablet
Epima Chrono 200 Tablet is used in the treatment of epilepsy.
Epima Chrono Tablet side effects
Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Weight gain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Swelling of gums
  • Headache
  • Sleepiness
  • Tremor
  • Hair loss
  • Liver injury
How to use Epima Chrono 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. Epima Chrono 200 Tablet is to be taken with food.
This will help to avoid stomach upset.
How Epima Chrono Tablet works
Epima Chrono 200 Tablet is a combination of two antiepileptic medicines: Sodium Valproate and Valproic Acid. They work together to control seizures or fits by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.
Epima Chrono Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Epima Chrono 200 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Epima Chrono 200 Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Epima Chrono 200 Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
Epima Chrono 200 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Epima Chrono 200 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Epima Chrono 200 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Epima Chrono 200 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Epima Chrono 200 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Epima Chrono 200 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Epima Chrono 200 Tablet for treatment and prevention of seizures.
  • Take it at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how Epima Chrono 200 Tablet affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Epima Chrono 200 Tablet, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Monitor your weight during the treatment as Epima Chrono 200 Tablet can cause weight gain.
  • Your doctor may monitor Epima Chrono 200 Tablet level, blood counts and liver function regularly throughout your treatment.  Inform your doctor if you develop fever, stomach pain, nausea or yellowing of your eyes or skin.
  • Do not take Epima Chrono 200 Tablet if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may increase the seizure frequency.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Epima Chrono

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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. Can the use of Epima Chrono cause sleepiness or drowsiness?
Yes, Epima Chrono may make you feel drowsy or sleepy. Do not drive, operate machinery, work at heights, or take part in potentially dangerous activities. Inform your doctor if you experience such an episode while you are taking this medicine.
Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Epima Chrono?
No, avoid drinking alcohol while taking Epima Chrono. Drinking alcohol will increase the side effects caused by Epima Chrono.
Q. Can Epima Chrono be stopped when epilepsy symptoms are relieved?
No, Epima Chrono should be continued as advised by the doctor. Stopping Epima Chrono suddenly may cause the symptoms to re-appear with increased frequency. If any problems are experienced due to Epima Chrono, consult the doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. Will Epima Chrono be more effective if taken in more than recommended dose?
No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, side effects it may increase the chances of having serious side effects and toxicity. If you do not find any relief in your symptoms or there is an increased severity of your symptoms while you are taking this medicine in the recommended doses, please consult your doctor.
Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Epima Chrono?
Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 11th Sep 2018.
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