Information about Tiagabine
Tiagabine is used in the treatment of epilepsy.
How tiagabine works
Tiagabine 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.
Common side effects of tiagabine
Impaired concentration, Sleepiness, Dizziness, Low energy, Stomach pain, Nausea, Nervousness, Tremor, Altered thinking
Available Medicine for Tiagabine
Expert advice for Tiagabine
- You have been prescribed Tiagabine 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 Tiagabine 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.