Tigatel 4 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Tigatel Tablet

Tigatel 4 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of epilepsy.

Tigatel Tablet side effects

Common
  • Impaired concentration
  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness
  • Low energy
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Nervousness
  • Tremor
  • Altered thinking

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 4 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Tigatel Tablet works

Tigatel 4 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.

Tigatel Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Tigatel 4 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tigatel 4 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 4 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 4 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Tigatel 4 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Tigatel 4 mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Tigatel 4 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tigatel 4 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Tigatel 4 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Tigatel Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Tigatel 4 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Tigatel 4 mg Tablet for the treatment and prevention of seizures.
  • It should be taken with food.
  • Take your medication regularly as directed by your doctor as missing doses can trigger seizures.
  • Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how Tigatel 4 mg Tablet affects you.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood or behavior, new or worsening depression, or suicidal thoughts or behavior.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may increase the seizure frequency.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Tigatel with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Antep, C Lep, Ametol
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Shinosun, Epikon
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin, Notian
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Tigatel

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my wife PATIENT suffering from Epilepsy. she gets it generally when she is feeling weak or exhausted or if she has some small accident at home /outside which hurts her body part little severely. we did follow a course of epilepsy tablets for 6 month in 2010 but it was exhausting her and health was further deteriorating. hence stopped that. this year it happened twice every time with reason. me and family support her all the way emotionally / mentally. also makes sure that she is having proper diet and sleep. please advise what best can be done medicine wise and in terms of improving health by diet or nah other ways. thank you
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
Daer PATIENT On the basis of information you have provided you can consider following homeopathic remedy for your complaint:RECKEWEG R33 - EPILEPSY DROPS LINK: http://www.1mgayush.com/products/R33-EPILEPSY-DROPS/StandardDosage: 3 times daily 15 drops in some water.
What is the suitable medicine in homeopathy for epilepsy for middle people event hough they are using English medicine like levers xr 750and Valero cr300twice a dsy
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
Dear PATIENT On the basis of information you have provided you can consider following homeopathic medicine:RECKEWEG R33 - EPILEPSY DROPShttp://www.1mgayush.com/products/R33-EPILEPSY-DROPS/StandardDosage: 3 times daily 15 drops in some water.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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