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.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.