Lacosam 150 Tablet


Overview

Uses of Lacosam Tablet

Lacosam 150 Tablet is used as alone or in combination with other antiepileptic medications to treat partial-onset seizure (fits due to involvement of only one side of brain).
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Lacosam Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Blurred vision
  • Lack of muscle control
  • Nausea
  • Fatigue
  • Double vision

How to use Lacosam 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. Lacosam 150 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Lacosam Tablet works

Lacosam 150 Tablet is an antiepileptic medication. It controls seizures or fits by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

Lacosam Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lacosam 150 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Lacosam 150 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Lacosam 150 Tablet may cause dizziness or blurred vision. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Lacosam 150 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lacosam 150 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Lacosam 150 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lacosam 150 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Lacosam 150 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Lacosam Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Lacosam 150 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.

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Interaction with Drugs

Taking Lacosam with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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FAQs

Q. Is Lacosam a controlled substance, or narcotic?
Lacosam is not a controlled substance or narcotic. It is the drug used in treatment of epilepsy or convulsions
Q. Where is Lacosam absorbed?
Lacosam is absorbed from stomach and intestine when taken orally
Q. What class is Lacosam?
Lacosam 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 Lacosam work?
Lacosam is an anticonvulsant drug. It stabilizes the hyper-excited nerve fibers, thereby slowing abnormal nerve impulses in brain
Q. How effective is Lacosam?
Lacosam 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 13th Dec 2018.
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Off. Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380 009., Gujarat, India
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