LACOSURE 100 MG TABLET


Overview

Uses of Lacosure Tablet

LACOSURE 100 MG 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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Lacosure Tablet side effects

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

How to use Lacosure 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. LACOSURE 100 MG TABLET may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Lacosure Tablet works

LACOSURE 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.

Lacosure Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
LACOSURE 100 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
LACOSURE 100 MG 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.
LACOSURE 100 MG TABLET may cause dizziness or blurred vision. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
LACOSURE 100 MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of LACOSURE 100 MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
LACOSURE 100 MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of LACOSURE 100 MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of LACOSURE 100 MG TABLET is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Lacosure Tablet?

If you miss a dose of LACOSURE 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

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
LACOSURE 100 MG TABLET
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Lacoset 100 Tablet
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Lacotide 100mg Tablet
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Sizlac 100mg Tablet
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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed LACOSURE 100 MG TABLET for prevention and treatment of seizures.
  • Take your medication regularly as missing doses can trigger seizures.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as LACOSURE 100 MG TABLET can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood or behavior, new or worsening depression, or suicidal thoughts or behavior.
  • Talk to your doctor if you have a heart problem that affects your heartbeat.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may increase the seizure frequency.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Lacosure with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Risure
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Etizom, Etimax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Dizapam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycopan, Anxionil
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Equblam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam, Alwel, Tenzo
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Konit
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Panik, Klojet
SERIOUS

FAQs

Q. Is Lacosure a controlled substance, or narcotic?

Lacosure is not a controlled substance or narcotic. It is the drug used in treatment of epilepsy or convulsions

Q. Where is Lacosure absorbed?

Lacosure is absorbed from stomach and intestine when taken orally

Q. What class is Lacosure?

Lacosure 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 Lacosure work?

Lacosure is an anticonvulsant drug. It stabilizes the hyper-excited nerve fibers, thereby slowing abnormal nerve impulses in brain

Q. How effective is Lacosure?

Lacosure 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 1st Dec 2017.
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