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Lctam 500 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Lctam Tablet

Lctam 500 mg Tablet is used in treatment of epilepsy/seizures.

Lctam Tablet side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness
  • Irritability

How to use Lctam 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. Lctam 500 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Lctam Tablet works

Lctam 500 mg Tablet is antiepileptic medication. It works by attaching to specific sites (SV2A) on the surfaces of nerve cells. This suppresses the abnormal activity of the nerve cells in the brain and prevents the spread of electrical signals that cause seizures.

Lctam Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Lctam 500 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lctam 500 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
Lctam 500 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Monitor the baby for sleepiness and adequate weight gain
Driving
Lctam 500 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Lctam 500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lctam 500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Lctam 500 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lctam 500 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
However, a lower dose may be advised in patients with severe liver disease.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Lctam 500 mg Tablet to reduce the frequency of seizures.
  • Lctam 500 mg Tablet should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not stop using Lctam 500 mg Tablet without talking to your doctor, even if you feel better.
  • It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Lctam 500 mg Tablet as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Lctam

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1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
I m cocieved running 9 month n my date of issue is on first week of june.but i m having swelling on foot
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Get your BP, serum proteins and kidney function test done. If all are fine then there is nothing to worry about.
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FAQs

Q. What medicines should I avoid while taking Lctam?

Lctam can interact with several medicines.Taking other medicines along with Lctam can either make Lctam less effective or increase its side effect. Do not take any medicine without talking to your doctor.

Q. Will the use of Lctam affect my fertility?

Lctam is not know to affect fertility in males or females. However, talk to your doctor if you are facing fertility issues while taking this medicine.

Q. Can Lctam cause anxiety?

Yes, Lctam can cause anxiety. Please consult your doctor if you are experiencing frequent anxiety attacks while using Lctam.

Q. Can the use of Lctam cause sleepiness?

Yes, Lctam can make you feel sleepy. At the beginning of your treatment: do not drive, operate machinery, work at heights, or participate in potentially dangerous activities, until you know how this medicine affects you.
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