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    Lacosamide

    Information about Lacosamide

    Lacosamide uses

    Lacosamide is used in the treatment of seizures.

    How lacosamide works

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

    Common side effects of lacosamide

    Nausea, Headache, Dizziness, Double vision

    Available Medicine for Lacosamide

    • ₹58 to ₹185
      Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      4 variant(s)
    • ₹61 to ₹187
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      5 variant(s)
    • ₹53 to ₹195
      Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      5 variant(s)
    • ₹120 to ₹481
      UCB India Pvt Ltd
      4 variant(s)
    • ₹49 to ₹95
      Lupin Ltd
      3 variant(s)
    • ₹102 to ₹183
      Alkem Laboratories Ltd
      3 variant(s)
    • ₹53 to ₹175
      Abbott
      4 variant(s)
    • ₹56 to ₹95
      La Renon Healthcare Pvt Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹53 to ₹92
      Strides shasun Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹45 to ₹82
      Cipla Ltd
      2 variant(s)

    Frequently asked questions for Lacosamide

    Lacosamide

    Q. Is Lacosamide a controlled substance, or narcotic?
    Lacosamide is not a controlled substance or narcotic. It is the drug used in treatment of epilepsy or convulsions
    Q. Where is Lacosamide absorbed?
    Lacosamide is absorbed from stomach and intestine when taken orally
    Q. What class is Lacosamide?
    Lacosamide belongs to the class of medication called anticonvulsants
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    Q. What is it used for?
    Lacosamide is used as monotherapy or in combination with other antiepileptic medications to treat partial-onset seizure (fits due to involvement of only one side of brain)
    Q. How does Lacosamide work?
    Lacosamide is an anticonvulsant drug. It stabilizes the hyper-excited nerve fibers, thereby slowing abnormal nerve impulses in brain
    Q. How effective is Lacosamide?
    Lacosamide is effective in treatment of partial-onset seizure (fits due to involvement of only one side of brain). But effect may vary depending on the individuals taking the medicine. Please follow the doctor's advice regarding the use of this medicine.

    Content on this page was last updated on 08 September, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)