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Epsolin 50mg Injection 2ml

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Composition for Epsolin 50mg Injection 2ml

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Primary uses of Epsolin 50mg Injection 2ml

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MRP
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2 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Epsolin Injection

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Uses of Epsolin Injection

Epsolin 50mg Injection 2ml is used in the treatment of seizures and trigeminal neuralgia.
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Epsolin Injection side effects

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Nystagmus (involuntary eye movement), Double vision, Sleepiness, Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand), Gingival hyperplasia, Increased hair growth, Osteoporosis.

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How to use Epsolin Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Epsolin Injection works

Epsolin 50mg Injection 2ml is an antiepileptic medication. It controls seizures or fits by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

In Depth Information on Epsolin Injection

Expert advice for Epsolin Injection

  • Epsolin 50mg Injection 2ml should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not stop using Epsolin 50mg Injection 2ml without talking to your doctor, even if you feel better.
  • It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Epsolin 50mg Injection 2ml, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • It may increase blood sugar levels.Inform your doctor if you are taking any medicines to treat diabetes.
  • Do not start any medicine including herbal or ayurvedic without telling your doctor. As it may significantly change the Epsolin 50mg Injection 2ml levels.
  • 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.
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Epsolin Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Epsolin Injection
Alcohol
CAUTION
Epsolin 50mg Injection 2ml may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Epsolin 50mg Injection 2ml 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
Epsolin 50mg Injection 2ml 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
Epsolin 50mg Injection 2ml may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Epsolin 50mg Injection 2ml is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Epsolin 50mg Injection 2ml may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Epsolin 50mg Injection 2ml should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Epsolin 50mg Injection 2ml may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Epsolin Injection

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Epsolin is used to control seizures (fits) in epilepsy patients and it works by suppressing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.
Epsolin is known to cause gingival hyperplasia (enlarged gums). To avoid this, you must maintain a good dental hygiene (taking proper care of your teeth and gums). Please consult your doctor if you have enlarged gums after taking Epsolin.
Osteomalacia (softening of the bones) has been associated with long-term (>10 years) use of Epsolin by patients with chronic epilepsy. There have been reports of bone disorders including osteopenia (reduced protein and mineral content of bone tissue) and osteoporosis (thinning of the bone) and fractures with Epsolin. Please consult your doctor for further information.
Q. Can I take Epsolin with aspirin?
Epsolin can decrease the levels of aspirin by increasing its metabolism (breakdown) and hence decrease its effect. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Epsolin with ibuprofen?
Epsolin can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Epsolin with paracetamol?
Epsolin decreases the level of paracetamol by increasing its metabolism (breakdown). Increased metabolism of paracetamol can increase the levels of substances that can cause liver damage. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Epsolin is not a narcotic substance. Epsolin belongs to a group of medicines known as anti-epileptic medicines, these medicines are used to treat epilepsy.
Epsolin is not a controlled substance under the Controlled Substance Act (CSA). A controlled substance is generally a drug or chemical whose manufacture, possession or use is regulated by a government.
Epsolin is not dialyzable by a conventional hemodialysis machine but can be dialyzed by a high permeability type of hemodialysis. To know more about the different types of dialysis and dialysability of Epsolin, please consult your doctor.
Epsolin is teratogenic. Based on human experience, Epsolin is suggested to cause congenital malformations (birth defects) when given during pregnancy. It can cause defects of the heart, brain, fingers and can decrease the growth of the unborn baby.
Cytochrome P450 (CYP450) is an enzyme which causes metabolism (breakdown) of many drugs. Epsolin is a CYP450 enzyme inducer (increases the working of CYP450) causing increased breakdown of some medicines given along with Epsolin (known as drug-drug interactions). Please consult your doctor before taking any medicines along with Epsolin as it may affect the metabolism of the medicines which are metabolized by CYP450 for example Vitamin D.
Epsolin is a weakly acidic drug.
Epsolin has not been reported to have any addictive potential and it does not show any symptoms of dependence. However, it should be taken for the duration as advised by your doctor.
Epsolin does not give you a high.
Epsolin does not cause hyponatremia (low sodium levels). However, Epsolin is known to cause hypernatremia (high serum sodium level >145 mmol/L).
Epsolin is not known to cause QT prolongation (abnormal heart rhythm). However, it can rarely cause abnormal heart rhythms. Please talk to your doctor if you have any abnormal heart rhythm (beats) while taking Epsolin.
Thyroid function may get affected while you are taking Epsolin, especially in children. Thyroid function should be monitored while taking Epsolin. Please consult your doctor if you have hypothyroidism or a history of hypothyroidism.
Epsolin has not been reported to cause weight gain. However, weight loss can occur with longer term use of a higher dose of Epsolin. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain after taking Epsolin.
Epsolin can make you feel sleepy (sedation, somnolence, and drowsiness). Please consult your doctor if you feel very sleepy after taking Epsolin, especially during the first few weeks of treatment or following a dose increase. Talk to your doctor as you may be advised not to drive or use machines until it is established that your ability to perform such activities is not affected.
Epsolin does affect birth control. Epsolin can decrease the effect of oral contraceptives (birth control pills) which can make the contraceptive (birth control) effect unreliable. Please talk to your doctor if you are asked to take the two medicines together as you may need to use extra protection for birth control.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Epsolin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Epsolin with Benzydamine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Tantum, Mucobenz
Epsolin with Oxyphenbutazone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
Epsolin with Aprepitant
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Aprepitant: Aprecap, Apriset
Epsolin with Nimesulide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Edil, Zelid, Nimusid, Neede, Nimujet, Twinease, Nyci, Nise, Nobel, Nimtus, Spinn, Nimbond, Nimbus, Redynise, Nizer, Denim Juicy, Pyrifen Gel, Hilid P, Nicip, Myonal, Nimtech, Nelsid, Nimusol, Curenim, Biogesic, Nulide, Angip, Nisel TD, NM, Nimeson, Nimutab, Pronim, Nimodol, Nimi Rapi, Relisulide, Nimprex, Zydol, I Nid, Nimdis, Mazic, Emsulide, Nimol, Nugesic, Nimeron, Pyrimide, Nimuvin, Jumolid, Nimeka, Nimotil, Bionim, Nimstal, Arsulide, Lupisulide, Nimusen, Nimcare, Nemu, Nimd, Nimcet, Supernim, Nimind CT, Ginim, Nimpus, Nalgis, Nimlodi, Nimmi, Zega, Unik Junior, Patalgin, Nimtaz, Maxiflam, Doly, Numel, Needfast, Nimrod, Pyrestat, Subid, Vylid, Milenim, Nimley, Nixia, Orange N, Nimupain, Gersulide, Nimdus, Doloflam, Knott, Neulab, Nex Kid, Nimik, Nimu, Olnim, Orthogesic, Novolid, Remulide, Nimind, Robin, Tremolide, Nimi, Zynimo, Auronim, Novogesic, Nimcell, Sidlide, Nimiz, Eusel, Nimeter, Merisulide, Nmd, Oflapoon, Resinim Plus, Arthorid, Mesulid, Nimaid, Nimcee, Nimdex, Nimobid, Nimoflam, Nimowen, Nimuspa, Niq, Nimulet, Nimisan, Nimrest, Gesnim, Nex MD, Nimopin, Toli, Flenim Plus, Nexmac, Nilide, Nex, Nimus, Nuleb, Pansulide RD, Redfast, Misogesic, Aglonim, Flenim MR, Instanim, Naba P, Nemunac, Nimugee, Spanim, New Nicip, Nimo P, Nimtop, Corfen NS, Mylid, Neosaid, Nimulid, Vylid ID, Nimumac, Minidol, Nilup, Nimek, Nimo, Pirodol, Niltel Fast, Dolonim, Enlide, Pyrisulide, Infanim, Dynalid, Nilpain, Nimecon, Nimutec, Nipace, Resinim, Ortinims, I Nid Aio, Nimace, Nimfast, Soonil, Denim Kid, Actinim, Nimogen, Nimos, Nimular, Geeflam, Kazolid, Numed
Epsolin with Nimodipine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Nimodipine: Nimpod, Nimocer, Vasotop, Nimodec
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Novalgin RC, Bral
Epsolin with Fosaprepitant
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Fosaprepitant: Fosaran, Fosaport
Epsolin with Oxytetracycline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxytetracycline: T M SF, T M, Oxytetracycline AF, Oxyteracin, Oxy Dihydrate LA, Oxytetra Wock, Ecomycin
Epsolin with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
Epsolin with Bupropion
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bupropion: Bupep, Unidep, Zyban, Bulet, Atydep, Ession, Smoquit
Epsolin with Pazufloxazin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pazufloxazin: Pazubid, Pazumac
Epsolin with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab
Epsolin with Pefloxacin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pefloxacin: Pelox, Perti, Plx, Pebid, Qucin, Pif, Pefbid
Epsolin with Besifloxacin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Besifloxacin: Besix
Epsolin with Gemifloxacin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gemifloxacin: Geminex, Gemexin, Gemif, Gemsharp, Gemibid, G Cin A, G Floren, Quinhext, Graptor, Floxigem, Zemi, Biogem, Gembio, Intigem, Gemistar
Epsolin with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Emgard, Phenotone, Epitan
Epsolin with Caspofungin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Caspofungin: Capsain, Candidal, Cancigin, Hospicasp, Caspogin, Casponex, Setrol, Wofungin, Caspercid, Cancidas, Casfung
Epsolin with Telbivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Telbivudine: Telbihep, Sebivo
Epsolin with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip
Epsolin with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Epsolin with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Epsolin with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf
Epsolin with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec
Epsolin with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Epsolin with Zuclopenthixol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Epsolin with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon
Epsolin with Camostat
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Camostat: Camopan
Epsolin with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol
Epsolin with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep
Epsolin with Balofloxacin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Balofloxacin: Bazostar, Balotero, Balo X, Balokem, Baloflox, Baloforce, Balista, Bazucin, B-Cin, Balocad
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