Epnil 100 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Epnil Tablet

Epnil 100 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of epilepsy/seizures and trigeminal neuralgia.

Epnil Tablet side effects

Common
  • Skin rash
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Coordination impaired
  • Decreased white blood cell count

How to use Epnil 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. Epnil 100 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Epnil Tablet works

Epnil 100 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.

Epnil Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Epnil 100 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Epnil 100 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
SAFE
Epnil 100 mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Epnil 100 mg Tablet can make you feel dizzy or drowsy especially at the start of treatment. If you are affected in this way, or if your eyesight is affected, you should not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Epnil 100 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Epnil 100 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Epnil 100 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Epnil 100 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Epnil Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Epnil 100 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

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Expert Advice

  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may increase the seizure frequency.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Epnil with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Indizole, Itraspan, Itzo
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Ranisol, Vepred, Catapred
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Suclosz, Vizopin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): R Zep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Auxicasp, Canducid
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Norma, Cizonil
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. Is Epnil /Tegretol / Zeptol safe?

Epnil is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Is Epnil a controlled drug/ an opiate?

No. Epnil is not a controlled drug or an opiate

Q. Is Epnil an enzyme inducer?

Yes. It is an enzyme inducer. Please check with your doctor if you are taking other medications, which may get altered when taken together

Q. Is Epnil an antidepressant/ MAOI/ benzodiazepine?

Epnil is an antidepressant. It is not an MAOI or benzodiazepine

Q. Can I take paracetamol/ Tylenol/ tramadol/ ibuprofen/ Advil/ amoxicillin/ codeine/ Nyquil/naproxen/ oral contraceptives with carbamazepine?

All the above mentioned drugs may interact with carbamazepine. Please consult with your doctor before taking this medication. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required

Q. Does Epnil cause weight loss or weight gain/ hyponatremia/ help anxiety/depression/ gingival hyperplasia make you tired/ cause high blood pressure?

Epnil causing the above mentioned side effects are commonly or rarely observed. It is not known to cause gingival hyperplasia and high blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if you experience such side effects.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
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