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Tigatel 12 mg Tablet

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Composition for Tigatel 12 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Tigatel 12 mg Tablet

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Tigatel Tablet

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Uses of Tigatel Tablet

Tigatel 12 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of epilepsy.
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Tigatel Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Tigatel are Impaired concentration, Sleepiness, Dizziness, Low energy, Stomach pain, Nausea, Nervousness, Tremor, Altered thinking.

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How to use Tigatel 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. Tigatel 12 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Tigatel Tablet works

Tigatel 12 mg Tablet controls seizures by increasing the levels of GABA, a chemical messenger which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

In Depth Information on Tigatel Tablet

Expert advice for Tigatel Tablet

  • Inform your doctor before taking tiagabine if you have mild to moderate liver disorders or intolerance to some sugars.
  • Consult your doctor if you notice increase in the number and severity of seizures, appearance of skin rashes, pimples or blisters, anxiety, depression or visual disorders.
  • Do not drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery after taking this drug as it may cause dizziness, sleepiness or tiredness.
  • Do not stop the treatment with tiagabine without consulting your doctor as it may lead to recurrence of seizures.
  • Inform your doctor before taking the drug if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
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Tigatel Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Tigatel Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Tigatel 12 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tigatel 12 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
Tigatel 12 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
Tigatel 12 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Tigatel 12 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Tigatel 12 mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Tigatel 12 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tigatel 12 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Tigatel 12 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Tigatel Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Tigatel 12 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

No Patient Concerns found for this medicine

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Tigatel with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Tigatel with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline, Prolet, Etdone
Tigatel with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost, Rapitoin
Tigatel with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS

Substitutes for Tigatel

No substitutes found for this medicine
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