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Epitan 60mg Tablet

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Composition for Epitan 60mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Epitan Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Epitan Tablet


Uses of Epitan Tablet

Epitan 60mg Tablet is used in epilepsy.

Epitan Tablet side effects


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. Epitan 60mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Epitan Tablet works

Epitan 60mg 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
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Epitan 60mg 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.
Epitan 60mg 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.
Epitan 60mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Epitan 60mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Epitan 60mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Epitan 60mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Epitan 60mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Epitan 60mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Epitan 60mg 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 Aprepitant
Medicines with composition Aprepitant: Aprecap, Aprelief, Apriset, Aprepit, Aprepep
Epitan with Fosaprepitant
Medicines with composition Fosaprepitant: Fosaran, Fosaport, Fosaprepit, Fosalon
Epitan with Disopyramide
Medicines with composition Disopyramide: Norpace
Epitan with Nimodipine
Medicines with composition Nimodipine: Nimpod, Nimocer, Vasotop, Nimodec, Nimodip
Epitan with Valproic Acid
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval, Disoval, Alporate, Valcot, Convulex, Novalept Chrono, Depakene, Ivalp, Diovat XR
Epitan with Pentazocine
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab, Nicozocin, Fortstar, Unizocine, Dolowin Old, Susevin
Epitan with Asenapine
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium, Asenapt
Medicines with composition Cholera Vaccine (Inactivated): Shanchol
Epitan with Camostat
Medicines with composition Camostat: Camopan
Epitan with Butorphanol
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Epitan with Hepatitis A
Medicines with composition Hepatitis A: Avaxim, Havrix, HAVpur Junior
Epitan with Fentanyl
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Medicines with composition Inactivated influenza vaccine: Vaxigrip, Agrippal S1, Influenza, Nasovac-S, VaxiFlu-S, Influgen, Fluarix, Influvac, Lupienza, Zuviflu, Cadiflu-S
Epitan with Ketoconazole
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral, Kanazole, Lirotek, Freek, Triket, Ketoford, KZ, Exket, Ketoza, Ketostal
Epitan with Oxytetracycline
Medicines with composition Oxytetracycline: T M SF, T M, Oxytetracycline AF, Oxyteracin, Oxy Dihydrate LA, Ecomycin, Oxytetra, Terramycin
Epitan with Pimozide
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap
Epitan with Amineptine
Medicines with composition Amineptine: Survector
Epitan with Morphine
Medicines with composition Morphine: Morphitroy, Morcontin, Morcon, Koxma Tag
Epitan with Telbivudine
Medicines with composition Telbivudine: Telbihep, Sebivo
Epitan with Bupropion
Medicines with composition Bupropion: Bupep, Unidep, Zyban, Bulet, Atydep, Ession, Smoquit, Zupion, Bupraset
Epitan with Sulpiride
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Medicines with composition Anti Rabies Sera Immunoglobulins: Berirab P, Carig, Kamrab, Zyrig
Epitan with Tiapride
Medicines with composition Tiapride: Tiaprex
Epitan with Voriconazole
Epitan with Iloperidone
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
Epitan with Posaconazole
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Epitan with Ethylmorphine
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon
Epitan with Benidipine
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec, Benitowa, Benipack, Benibuz, Benina, Inzit, Benihyp, Benidin, Tln
Epitan with Zuclopenthixol
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Epitan with Penfluridol
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol, Flurilept, Mopendol
Epitan with Paliperidone
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip, Palicalm
Epitan with Blonanserin
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
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