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Composition for LACOSET

Lacosamide(50 mg)

food interaction for LACOSET

alcohol interaction for LACOSET

pregnancy interaction for LACOSET

lactation interaction for LACOSET

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Lacoset 50 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Lacoset 50 mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for LACOSET

Lacosamide(50 mg)

Uses

Lacoset 50 mg tablet is used in the treatment of epilepsy.

How it works

Lacoset 50 mg tablet controls seizures or fits by suppressing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

Common side effects

Nystagmus (involuntary eye movement), Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation), Rash, Balance disorder (loss of balance), Blurred vision, Cognitive disorder, Confusion, Constipation, Coordination impaired, Depression, Diarrhoea, Double vision, Difficulty in paying attention, Dizziness, Dry mouth, Distorted speech and loss of muscle control, Headache, Reduced sense of touch, Indigestion, Insomnia, Irritation, Itching, Memory impairment, Muscle cramp, Nausea, Ringing in ear, Sedation, Sleepiness, Tremor, Vertigo, Vomiting, Walking difficulties, Weakness, Fatigue

Common Dosage for LACOSET 50 MG TABLET

Patients taking LACOSET 50 MG TABLET

  • 53%
    Twice A Day
  • 27%
    Thrice A Day
  • 13%
    Once A Day
  • 7%
    Four Times A Day

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Expert advice for LACOSET

  • 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 LACOSET

Lacosamide

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.

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Content on this page was last updated on 28 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)