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Epitan 30mg Tablet

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Composition for Epitan 30mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Epitan 30mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Epitan Tablet

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Uses of Epitan Tablet

Epitan 30mg Tablet is used in epilepsy.
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Epitan Tablet side effects

Common

Drowsiness, Skin rash, Nausea, Vomiting, Vertigo, Diarrhoea.

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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. Epitan 30mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it 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.
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Epitan Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Epitan Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Epitan 30mg 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
CAUTION
Epitan 30mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Baby should be monitored for excessive sleepiness and weight gain.
Driving
Epitan 30mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
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.
Use of Epitan 30mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
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.
Use of Epitan 30mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Epitan Tablet

Frequently asked questions about 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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Epitan with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Epitan with Fosaprepitant
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Fosaprepitant: Fosaran, Fosaport, Fosaprepit, Fosalon
Epitan with Nimodipine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Nimodipine: Nimpod, Nimocer, Vasotop, Nimodec, Nimodip
Epitan with Disopyramide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Disopyramide: Norpace
Epitan with Aprepitant
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Aprepitant: Aprecap, Aprelief, Apriset, Aprepit, Aprepep
Epitan with Amineptine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Amineptine: Survector
Epitan with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium, Asenapt
Epitan with Voriconazole
SERIOUS
Epitan with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral, Kanazole, Lirotek, Freek, Triket, Ketoford, KZ, Exket, Ketoza, Ketostal
Epitan with Oxytetracycline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxytetracycline: T M SF, T M, Oxytetracycline AF, Oxyteracin, Oxy Dihydrate LA, Ecomycin, Oxytetra, Terramycin
Epitan with Tiapride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tiapride: Tiaprex
Medicines with composition Inactivated influenza vaccine: Vaxigrip, Agrippal S1, Influenza, Nasovac-S, VaxiFlu-S, Influgen, Fluarix, Influvac, Lupienza, Zuviflu, Cadiflu-S
Epitan with Zuclopenthixol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Epitan with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Epitan with Camostat
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Camostat: Camopan
Epitan with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Epitan with Hepatitis A
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hepatitis A: Avaxim, Havrix, HAVpur Junior
Epitan with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Epitan with Morphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Morphine: Morphitroy, Morcontin, Morcon, Koxma Tag, Duramor
Medicines with composition Anti Rabies Sera Immunoglobulins: Berirab P, Carig, Kamrab, Zyrig
Epitan with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
Epitan with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Epitan with Bupropion
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bupropion: Bupep, Unidep, Zyban, Bulet, Atydep, Ession, Smoquit, Zupion, Bupraset
Epitan with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol, Flurilept, Mopendol, Flumap
Epitan with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap
Epitan with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip, Palicalm
Medicines with composition Cholera Vaccine (Inactivated): Shanchol
Epitan with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon
Epitan with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec, Benitowa, Benipack, Benibuz, Benina, Inzit, Benihyp, Benidin, Tln
Epitan with Sulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Epitan with Telbivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Telbivudine: Telbihep, Sebivo
Epitan with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab, Nicozocin, Fortstar, Unizocine, Dolowin Old, Susevin
Epitan with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval, Disoval, Alporate, Valcot, Convulex, Novalept Chrono, Depakene, Ivalp, Diovat XR

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