SIZLAC 150MG TABLET

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Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for SIZLAC 150MG TABLET

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Primarily used for

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₹11.3/tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of SIZLAC TABLET

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Uses of SIZLAC TABLET

Sizlac 150mg tablet is used in the treatment of epilepsy.
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Side effects of SIZLAC TABLET

Common

Nausea, Headache, Dizziness, Double vision.

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How to use SIZLAC 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Sizlac 150mg tablet at a fixed time.

How SIZLAC TABLET works

Sizlac 150mg tablet controls seizures or fits by suppressing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

In Depth Information on SIZLAC TABLET

Expert advice for SIZLAC TABLET

  • Seek immediate medical attention if you get the thought of harming or killing yourself.
  • Consult your doctor if you have mental disorders, heart problems, if you are pregnant, or breast-feeding.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery as lacosamide may cause dizziness and unsteady movements (ataxia).
  • Do not take alcohol with lacosamide as it may worsen the side effects.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for SIZLAC 150MG TABLET
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Sizlac 150mg 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.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Should not drive or operate machinery unless until they hav
e become accustomed to any such effects associated with lacosamide.
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Kidney
SAFE
There is no interaction between renal impairment and consumi
ng this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
MEZOLAM 7.5MG INJECTION, MEDZOL 1MG INJECTION, ANZILUM 0.5MG TABLET, ANXIL 25MG TABLET

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for SIZLAC 150MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Lacosamide

Q. Is lacosamide a controlled substance, or narcotic?
Lacosamide is not a controlled substance or narcotic. It is the drug used in treatment of epilepsy or convulsions
Q. Where is lacosamide absorbed?
Lacosamide is absorbed from stomach and intestine when taken orally
Q. What class is lacosamide?
Lacosamide 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 lacosamide work?
Lacosamide is an anticonvulsant drug. It stabilizes the hyper-excited nerve fibers, thereby slowing abnormal nerve impulses in brain
Q. How effective is lacosamide?
Lacosamide 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.
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