Zepcar 300mg Tablet CR

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Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Zepcar 300mg Tablet CR

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
17.85
₹1.79/Tablet CR
10 tablet cr in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Zepcar Tablet CR

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Uses of Zepcar Tablet CR

Zepcar 300mg Tablet CR is used in the treatment of seizures, trigeminal neuralgia and mania.
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Side effects of Zepcar Tablet CR

Common

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

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How to use Zepcar Tablet CR

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 Zepcar 300mg Tablet CR at a fixed time.

How Zepcar Tablet CR works

Zepcar 300mg tablet cr is an antiepileptic medication. It controls seizures or fits by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

In Depth Information on Zepcar Tablet CR

Warnings
Special precautions for Zepcar 300mg Tablet CR
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Zepcar 300mg Tablet CR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zepcar 300mg Tablet CR 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
SAFE
Zepcar 300mg Tablet CR is safe to use during lactation. Hum
an 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.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Zepcar 300mg Tablet CR 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.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Zepcar 300mg Tablet CR should be used with caution in patien
ts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zepcar 300mg Tablet CR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Zepcar 300mg Tablet CR should be used with caution in patien
ts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zepcar 300mg Tablet CR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Nevir 200mg Tablet, Onitraz 100mg Capsule, Nevimune 200mg Tablet, Zathrin Redimix Suspension

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Carbamazepine, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Zepcar 300mg Tablet CR

Frequently asked questions for Carbamazepine

Zepcar is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
No. Zepcar is not a controlled drug or an opiate
Yes. It is an enzyme inducer. Please check with your doctor if you are taking other medications, which may get altered when taken together
Zepcar 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
Zepcar 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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