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Versitol 200 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Versitol Tablet

Versitol 200 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of epilepsy/seizures and trigeminal neuralgia.

Versitol Tablet side effects

Common
  • Skin rash
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Coordination impaired
  • Decreased white blood cell count

How to use Versitol 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. Versitol 200 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Versitol Tablet works

Versitol 200 mg Tablet is an antiepileptic medication. It controls seizures or fits by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

Versitol Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Versitol 200 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Versitol 200 mg Tablet 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Versitol 200 mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human 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.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Versitol 200 mg Tablet can make you feel dizzy or drowsy especially at the start of treatment. If you are affected in this way, or if your eyesight is affected, you should not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Versitol 200 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Versitol 200 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Versitol 200 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Versitol 200 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Versitol Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Versitol 200 mg Tablet, 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.
Versitol 200 mg Tablet
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Expert Advice

  • Versitol 200 mg Tablet helps in the treatment and prevention of seizures.
  • It may also be used to help prevent nerve pain.
  • Versitol 200 mg Tablet should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Versitol 200 mg Tablet, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood or behavior, new or worsening depression, or suicidal thoughts or behavior.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • 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.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may increase the seizure frequency.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Versitol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Indizole, Itracip, Itraspan
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Suclosz, Vizopin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Auxicasp, Canducid
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Norma, Cizonil
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): R Zep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Ranisol, Vepred, Catapred
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Versitol

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Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
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FAQs

Q. Is Versitol /Tegretol / Zeptol safe?

Versitol is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Is Versitol a controlled drug/ an opiate?

No. Versitol is not a controlled drug or an opiate

Q. Is Versitol an enzyme inducer?

Yes. It is an enzyme inducer. Please check with your doctor if you are taking other medications, which may get altered when taken together

Q. Is Versitol an antidepressant/ MAOI/ benzodiazepine?

Versitol is an antidepressant. It is not an MAOI or benzodiazepine

Q. Can I take paracetamol/ Tylenol/ tramadol/ ibuprofen/ Advil/ amoxicillin/ codeine/ Nyquil/naproxen/ oral contraceptives with carbamazepine?

All the above mentioned drugs may interact with carbamazepine. Please consult with your doctor before taking this medication. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required

Q. Does Versitol cause weight loss or weight gain/ hyponatremia/ help anxiety/depression/ gingival hyperplasia make you tired/ cause high blood pressure?

Versitol causing the above mentioned side effects are commonly or rarely observed. It is not known to cause gingival hyperplasia and high blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if you experience such side effects.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
27, RACE COURSE ROAD, BANGALORE-560 001, INDIA
One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Versitol 200mg Tablet. Once the pharmacy accepts your order, the details of the pharmacy will be shared with you. Acceptance of your order is based on the validity of your prescription and the availability of this medicine.
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