Selzic Suspension


Overview

Uses of Selzic Suspension

Selzic Suspension is used in the treatment of seizures.

Selzic Suspension side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Double vision
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness

How to use Selzic Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Selzic Suspension may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Selzic Suspension works

Selzic Suspension is an antiepileptic medication. It controls seizures or fits by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

Selzic Suspension related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Selzic Suspension may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Selzic Suspension 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
Selzic Suspension is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Baby should be monitored for excessive sleepiness and weight gain.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Selzic Suspension may make you feel sleepy or dizzy, or may cause blurred vision, lack of muscle coordination, especially when starting treatment or increasing the dose. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
Selzic Suspension should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Selzic Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Selzic Suspension should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Selzic Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Dose adjustment is not recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Selzic Suspension?

If you miss a dose of Selzic Suspension, 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.
Selzic Suspension
Zenoxa Suspension
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹2.98/ml of Suspension
151% costlier
Oxeptal Suspension
Zydus Cadila
₹1.52/ml of Suspension
28% costlier
Oxetol Suspension
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
₹2.82/ml of Suspension
137% costlier
₹2.3/ml of Suspension
94% costlier

Expert Advice

  • Selzic Suspension is used for the treatment and prevention of seizures.
  • It has fewer side effects as compared to a similar medicine called carbamazepine.
  • It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Selzic Suspension, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • It may increase the risk of low sodium levels in the blood. Inform your doctor if you develop difficulty concentrating, memory problems, confusion, weakness, and unsteadiness.
  • Talk to your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may increase the seizure frequency.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Selzic with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Eurolam, Alwel, Tenzo
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycopan, Anxionil
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Konit
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Dizapam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Equblam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Risure
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Etizom
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Panik
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin
MODERATE
Brand(s): Acigo, Rin
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Selzic

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Fits, Seizures Earlier used to get temporal lobe but recently got grand mal
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
https://www.1mg.com/otc/jiva-brahmi-tablet-otc329971One ?one tablet morning & evening after taking food .use this tablet along with your treatment
I have seizure disorder can i take medicine for lifetime plz tell me sir
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Usually, if their is no organic cause of seizure in brain, treatment is continued for 3 years of seizure free period and then gradually tapered off. If seizures re occur, then treatment may continue for life.
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FAQs

Q. Does Selzic cause weight gain?

No, neither Selzic causes weight gain nor it helps in weight loss.

Q. Will the use of Selzic affect my fertility?

Selzic 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. Will the use of Selzic affect my fertility?

Selzic 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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