Epitome 50 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Epitome Tablet

Epitome 50 mg Tablet is used for Epilepsy/Seizures and preventive treatment of migraine.

Epitome Tablet side effects

Common
  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Nausea
  • Taste change
  • Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation)
  • Fatigue
  • Diarrhoea
  • Weight loss
  • Memory impairment

How to use Epitome 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. Epitome 50 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Epitome Tablet works

Epitome 50 mg Tablet is an antiepileptic medication. It controls seizures or fits by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

Epitome Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Epitome 50 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Epitome 50 mg 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
Epitome 50 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Epitome 50 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Epitome 50 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Epitome 50 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Epitome 50 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Epitome 50 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Epitome Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Epitome 50 mg Tablet, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • Epitome 50 mg Tablet should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not stop using Epitome 50 mg Tablet without talking to your doctor, even if you feel better.
  • Keep yourself hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids throughout the day while taking Epitome 50 mg Tablet. 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 Epitome 50 mg Tablet, 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Epitome with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Konit
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Antep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Risure
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Equblam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam, Tenzo, Indolam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Panik
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycopan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Dizapam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Shinosun
MODERATE

FAQs

Q. Is Epitome a narcotic, benzodiazepine, MAOI, or blood-thinning drug?
No. Epitome is not a narcotic, benzodiazepine, MAOI, or a blood-thinning drug
Q. Can I take Epitome for weight loss?
No. Epitome 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
Q. Is Epitome good for anxiety?
Epitome is not indicated for the treatment of anxiety. Please consult your doctor before taking the medicine
Q. Is Epitome safe?
Epitome 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 Epitome cause acne, tiredness, weight gain, weight loss, itching, low blood pressure, or insomnia?
Yes. Epitome 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
Q. Does Epitome affect birth control?
Yes. Epitome may affect the action of oral contraceptive pills. Please consult your doctor to confirm whether you require a secondary birth control measure while taking Epitome.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Feb 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Triton Healthcare Pvt Ltd, Plot No. 75, Natarajan Street, Dhanalakshmi Colony, Vadapalani, Chennai - 600 026.
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