Medicine Overview of Epimate Tablet
Uses of Epimate Tablet
Epimate 50mg Tablet is used to prevent seizures and migraine headaches.
Side effects of Epimate Tablet
Dizziness, Sleepiness, Nausea, Altered taste, Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation), Fatigue, Diarrhoea, Weight loss, Memory impairment.
How to use Epimate 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Epimate 50mg Tablet at a fixed time.
How Epimate Tablet works
Epimate 50mg tablet is an antiepileptic medication. It controls seizures or fits by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.
In Depth Information on Epimate Tablet
Expert advice for Epimate Tablet
- Epimate should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
- Do not stop using Epimate without talking to your doctor, even if you feel better.
- Keep yourself hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids throughout the day while taking Epimate. This can reduce the risk of kidney stones.
- Proper hydration prior to and during activities such as exercise or exposure to warm temperature may reduce the risk of side effects such as decreased sweating and rise in body temperature.
- It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
- Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Epimate, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
- Inform your doctor if you are taking any medicines to treat glaucoma.
- Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
Special precautions for Epimate 50mg Tablet
Epimate 50mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Epimate 50mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Epimate 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation+more
. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Epimate 50mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affec+more
t your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear....
Epimate 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients+more
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Epimate 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Medzol 1mg Injection, Anzilum 0.5mg Tablet, Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection
If you miss a dose of Topiramate, 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.
Frequently asked questions for Epimate 50mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Topiramate
No. Epimate is not a narcotic, benzodiazepine, MAOI, or a blood-thinning drug
No. Epimate is not indicated for weight loss. It is indicated for the treatment of seizures and migraine headaches. Please consult your doctor before taking the medicine
Epimate is not indicated for the treatment of anxiety. Please consult your doctor before taking the medicine
Epimate is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
Q. Can I take topiramate with naproxen, paracetamol, tramadol, Nyquil, Advil, Wellbutrin, methadone, phenteramine, Percocet, Adderall, Zoloft,Vicodin or garcinia?
Topiramate can be taken with naproxen, paracetamol, tramadol, Advil (ibuprofen), or garcinia only if prescribed by your doctor. Topiramate should not be taken with Nyquil, methadone, Percocet (oxycodone), Phenteramine, Zoloft (sertraline), and Vicodin (hydrocodone)
Q. Does Epimate cause acne, tiredness, weight gain, weight loss, itching, low blood pressure, or insomnia?
Yes. Epimate may cause acne, tiredness, weight loss, itching, low blood pressure, or insomnia. It does not cause weight gain. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
Yes. Epimate may affect the action of oral contraceptive pills. Please consult your doctor to confirm whether you require a secondary birth control measure while taking Epimate.
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