Rapitoin 150mg Injection

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Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Rapitoin 150mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Seizures
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
DISCONTINUED
We do not sell this product at present

Medicine Overview of Rapitoin Injection

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Uses of Rapitoin Injection

Rapitoin 150mg Injection is used in the treatment of seizures.
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Side effects of Rapitoin Injection

Common

Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Sleepiness, Dry mouth, Dizziness, Blurred vision, Itching, Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation), Nystagmus (involuntary eye movement), Tremor, Decreased blood pressure, Euphoria (feeling of intense excitement and happiness), Uncoordinated body movement, Altered taste, Ringing in ear, Slurred speech.

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How to use Rapitoin Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Rapitoin Injection works

Rapitoin 150mg injection 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 Rapitoin Injection

Expert advice for Rapitoin Injection

  • Rapitoin should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not stop using Rapitoin 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 Rapitoin, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • It may increase blood sugar levels.Inform your doctor if you are taking any medicines to treat diabetes.
  • Do not start any medicine including herbal or ayurvedic without telling your doctor. As it may significantly change the Rapitoin levels.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Rapitoin 150mg Injection
Alcohol
CAUTION
Rapitoin 150mg Injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Rapitoin 150mg Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Rapitoin 150mg Injection is safe to use during lactation. H
uman studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving
Rapitoin 150mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, ti
red, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Rapitoin 150mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Rapitoin 150mg Injection is recommended.

However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Rapitoin 150mg Injection should be used with caution in pati
ents with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rapitoin 150mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Danavir 600mg Tablet, Capiibine 500mg Tablet, Cancidas 50mg Injection, Cancidas 70mg Injection

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Fosphenytoin, 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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Rapitoin 150mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Fosphenytoin

Q. Is fosphenytoin a vesicant?
Yes, fosphenytoin is a vesicant
Q. Why is fosphenytoin better than Dilantin?
Dilantin is a brand name of phenytoin. Fosphenytoin does not have side effects which are commonly associated with the use of phenytoin (when injected intravenously or intramuscularly) such as injection site irritation and sudden changes in the heart rate (arrhythmia), hence fosphenytoin is better than Dilantin.

Substitutes for Rapitoin Injection

Fosphen 150mg Injection
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₹19.75/ml of Injection
20% costlier
₹26.35/ml of Injection
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