ZEPCAR 100MG TABLET DT

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Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for ZEPCAR 100MG TABLET DT

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
6.16
₹0.62/tablet dt
10 tablet dt in 1 strip
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Substitutes for ZEPCAR

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of ZEPCAR TABLET DT

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Uses of ZEPCAR TABLET DT

Zepcar 100mg tablet dt is used in the treatment of epilepsy, trigeminal neuralgia and mania.
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Side effects of ZEPCAR TABLET DT

Common

Skin rash, Nausea, Vomiting, Sleepiness, Dizziness, Fatigue, Coordination impaired, Decreased white blood cell count.

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How to use ZEPCAR TABLET DT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Zepcar 100mg tablet dt at a fixed time.

How ZEPCAR TABLET DT works

Zepcar 100mg tablet dt controls seizures or fits by suppressing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

In Depth Information on ZEPCAR TABLET DT

Expert advice for ZEPCAR TABLET DT

  • Do not perform activities that require alertness during the first week of taking this drug.
  • Immediately consult your doctor if you develop blistering or skin rashes.
  • Consult your doctor if you show signs of confusion, persistent abdominal pain, yellowing of eyes/skin, easy bruising.
  • Carbamazepine can make birth control pills or implants less effective. Use a barrier form of birth control (such as a condom or diaphragm with spermicide) to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine.
  • Carbamazepine can pass into breast milk and may harm a nursing baby. You should not breast-feed while you are using this medicine.
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Warnings
Special precautions for ZEPCAR 100MG TABLET DT
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Zepcar 100mg tablet dt may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zepcar 100mg tablet dt 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Zepcar 100mg tablet dt is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
NEVIR 200MG TABLET, NEVIMUNE 200MG TABLET, ZATHRIN REDIMIX SUSPENSION, PRATHAM 200MG/5ML REDIUSE SUSPENSION

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for ZEPCAR 100MG TABLET DT

Frequently asked questions for Carbamazepine

Q. Is carbamazepine /Tegretol / Zeptol safe?
Carbamazepine is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is carbamazepine a controlled drug/ an opiate?
No. Carbamazepine is not a controlled drug or an opiate
Q. Is carbamazepine 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 carbamazepine an antidepressant/ MAOI/ benzodiazepine?
Carbamazepine 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 carbamazepine cause weight loss or weight gain/ hyponatremia/ help anxiety/depression/ gingival hyperplasia make you tired/ cause high blood pressure?
Carbamazepine 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.
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