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LACOSURE 100 MG TABLET

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Composition for LACOSURE 100 MG TABLET

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Primary uses of LACOSURE 100 MG TABLET

Seizures
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Medicine Overview of Lacosure Tablet

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Uses of Lacosure Tablet

LACOSURE 100 MG TABLET is used in the treatment of seizures.
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Lacosure Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Headache, Dizziness, Double vision.

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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.

In Depth Information on Lacosure Tablet

Lacosure Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Lacosure Tablet
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?uses

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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Lacosure Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Lacosamide

Lacosure is not a controlled substance or narcotic. It is the drug used in treatment of epilepsy or convulsions
Lacosure is absorbed from stomach and intestine when taken orally
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)
Lacosure is an anticonvulsant drug. It stabilizes the hyper-excited nerve fibers, thereby slowing abnormal nerve impulses in brain
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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Lacosure with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Lacosure with Flurazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Flurazepam: Fluraz, Zomnia
Lacosure with Oxazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxazepam: Zaxpam, Anxozap
Lacosure with Tofisopam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tofisopam: Nextril, Toficalm
Lacosure with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Lacosure with Alprazolam
SERIOUS
Lacosure with Midazolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Midazolam: Medzol, Mezolam, Midfast, Fulsed, Midosed, Midzee, Benzosed, Megarest, Midzol, Kabizolam, Medistat

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