Medicine Overview of Epitan Tablet
Uses of Epitan Tablet
Epitan 30mg Tablet is used in epilepsy.
Side effects of Epitan Tablet
Drowsiness, Skin rash, Nausea, Vomiting, Vertigo, Diarrhoea.
How to use Epitan 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 Epitan 30mg Tablet at a fixed time.
How Epitan Tablet works
Epitan 30mg tablet controls seizures or fits 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 Epitan Tablet
Expert advice for Epitan Tablet
- Do not take phenobarbitone if you are allergic to phenobarbitone or any of the other ingredient of the tablet.
- Doctor’s advice should be considered in case of patients with following history of disease conditions: liver or kidney disease; temporary or chronic pain; mental depression or illness; disorders of pituitary gland or adrenal gland (e.g. pheochromocytoma); breathing problems; or porphyria (disturbance of metabolism that can be seen as disorders of the skin or other organs).
- Do not take phenobarbitone if you have an addiction to alcohol or drug abuse.
- Avoid taking phenobarbitone if you are pregnant or breast-feeding or planning to become pregnant.
- Do not drive or operate machinery immediately after taking phenobarbitone as it may cause drowsiness.
Special precautions for Epitan 30mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Epitan 30mg 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.
Epitan 30mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.+more
Baby should be monitored for excessive sleepiness and weight gain....
Baby should be monitored for excessive sleepiness and weight gain.
Epitan 30mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Epitan 30mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Epitan 30mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Epitan 30mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease....
Use of Epitan 30mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Epitan 30mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Epitan 30mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Epitan 30mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease....
Use of Epitan 30mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Paliris 6mg Tablet, Onitraz 100mg Capsule, Nixitral 100mg Capsule, Walacort 0.5mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Epitan 30mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Phenobarbitone
Epitan is used to control seizures in epilepsy patients and is also used to relieve anxiety. It may also be used as a sedative for patients about to undergo surgery; to treat people who are suffering from withdrawal symptoms from addiction to other seizure medication or who are going to stop medication
Epitan sodium is one of the salt forms of Epitan and is used for the same indications
Epitan belongs to barbiturates. It acts by slowing down the activity of the brai
Q. Is it an enzyme inducer?
It is an enzyme inducer
Epitan is a controlled drug
Epitan is available as tablet and syrup form for use.
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