food interaction for LACOSAM
alcohol interaction for LACOSAM
pregnancy interaction for LACOSAM
lactation interaction for LACOSAM
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
SALT INFORMATION for LACOSAM
How it works
Common side effects
Common Dosage for LACOSAM 100 MG TABLET
Patients taking LACOSAM 100 MG TABLET
- 70%Twice A Day
- 14%Thrice A Day
- 14%Once A Day
- 2%Four Times A Day
SUBSTITUTES for LACOSAM
- LACOSET 100 MG TABLET(10 tablets in strip)Sun Pharmaceutical Industries LtdRs. 9.90/tabletRs. 99save 2% more per tablet
- SEIZGARD 100 MG TABLET(10 tablets in strip)UCB India Pvt LtdRs. 24/tabletRs. 240pay 138% more per tablet
- LACONEXT 100 MG TABLET(10 tablets in strip)Lupin LtdRs. 8.60/tabletRs. 86save 15% more per tablet
- SIZLAC 100MG TABLET(10 tablets in strip)Alkem Laboratories LtdRs. 9.34/tabletRs. 93.40save 8% more per tablet
- ICTROL 100 MG TABLET(10 tablets in strip)Intas Pharmaceuticals LtdRs. 9.25/tabletRs. 92.50save 8% more per tablet
- Dr. Kapil AgarwalMBBS, MD, DM
- Dr. Namit GuptaMBBS, MD, DM
- Dr. Mayank ChawlaMBBS, MD, DM
- Dr. Joy Dev MukherjiMBBS, MD, DM
- Dr. Isha ShuklaMBBS, MD, DM
Expert advice for LACOSAM
- Seek immediate medical attention if you get the thought of harming or killing yourself.
- Consult your doctor if you have mental disorders, heart problems, if you are pregnant, or breast-feeding.
- Do not drive or operate heavy machinery as lacosamide may cause dizziness and unsteady movements (ataxia).
- Do not take alcohol with lacosamide as it may worsen the side effects.
- Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Frequently asked questions for LACOSAM
Q.Is lacosamide a controlled substance, or narcotic?
Lacosamide is not a controlled substance or narcotic. It is the drug used in treatment of epilepsy or convulsions
Q.Where is lacosamide absorbed?
Lacosamide is absorbed from stomach and intestine when taken orally
Q.What class is lacosamide?
Lacosamide belongs to the class of medication called anticonvulsants
Q.What is it used for?
Lacosamide is used as monotherapy or in combination with other antiepileptic medications to treat partial-onset seizure (fits due to involvement of only one side of brain)
Q.How does lacosamide work?
Lacosamide is an anticonvulsant drug. It stabilizes the hyper-excited nerve fibers, thereby slowing abnormal nerve impulses in brain
Q.How effective is lacosamide?
Lacosamide is effective in treatment of partial-onset seizure (fits due to involvement of only one side of brain). But effect may vary depending on the individuals taking the medicine. Please follow the doctor's advice regarding the use of this medicine.