Carbapa

Olcare Laboratories

Composition for Carbapa Products

Carbapa Products are primarily used for

About Carbapa Products

Uses of Carbapa Products

Carbamazepine is used in the treatment of epilepsy/seizures and trigeminal neuralgia.

Carbapa Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of Carbapa are Balance disorder (loss of balance), Dizziness, Drowsiness, Nausea, Vomiting, Blurred vision, Constipation, Dryness in mouth, Fatigue, Itching, Slurred speech.

How Carbapa Products work

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

Patient Concerns about Carbapa Products

Frequently asked questions about Carbapa Products

Frequently asked questions about Carbamazepine

Q. How quickly does Carbapa 200mg Tablet start working?
Your symptoms may take 1-2 weeks to improve. However, in some cases, it may take even longer. Consult your doctor if your condition doesn't improve or if you have any doubts regarding your condition.
Q. Is Carbapa 200mg Tablet an analgesic? What is it used for?
No, Carbapa 200mg Tablet is not an analgesic and should not be used for regular aches or pains. It is an anti-epileptic medicine which is used to treat fits (seizures). It is also used in the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia (intense facial nerve pain). In addition to that, Carbapa 200mg Tablet is used to control mood disorders when other medicines fail to work.
Q. What should I tell my doctor before taking Carbapa 200mg Tablet?
Inform your doctor if you are taking any other medicines including medicines for epilepsy or seizures, medicines used to thin your blood (e.g., warfarin), medicines to control bacterial infection (e.g., chloramphenicol, metronidazole and doxycycline) and medicines to control viral infection (e.g., nelfinavir). Also, let your doctor know if you take asthma medicines (e.g., theophylline and montelukast), birth control pills, etc. It is important to tell your doctor if you are planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. Further, you should tell the doctor if you have ever had liver problems, kidney problems, lung problems or porphyria (a rare blood pigment disorder).
Q. What are the long-term effects of Carbapa 200mg Tablet?
The long-term side effects of Carbapa 200mg Tablet vary from person to person. While some people can take Carbapa 200mg Tablet safely for several years, some may develop side effects on using it for long term. These side effects include osteoporosis and osteopenia in which the bones become weak and can get easily fractured. Therefore, if you have been prescribed Carbapa 200mg Tablet for a long term, get your bone density checked at regular intervals, maintain a healthy diet and exercise daily.
Q. What should I avoid while taking Carbapa 200mg Tablet?
Carbapa 200mg Tablet may make you sleepy or you may feel dizzy. Therefore, avoid driving or operating heavy machinery. Alcohol consumption should be avoided since taking both together may cause excessive sleepiness.
Q. How do I stop taking Carbapa 200mg Tablet?
You should stop Carbapa 200mg Tablet only after consulting your doctor. It is advised to gradually decrease the dose of Carbapa 200mg Tablet so that the condition for which you are taking it does not recur.
Q. How can I look for early symptoms of suicidal thoughts and actions?
Pay attention to any changes, especially sudden changes in mood, behavior, thoughts or feelings. Keep all follow-up visits with your doctor as scheduled. Call your doctor as needed, especially if you are worried about any symptoms.
Q. Can the use of Carbapa 200mg Tablet lead to weight gain? If yes, how can it be managed?
Yes, Carbapa 200mg Tablet causes weight gain as a common side effect. This could be due to an increase in appetite. You can manage your weight by eating a healthy diet, consuming low calorie food and including more vegetables and fruits in your diet. Also, regular physical exercise will be very helpful.
Q. Can the use of Carbapa 200mg Tablet affect my sex life?
Though rare but Carbapa 200mg Tablet may cause decreased sexual desire. It may also impair male fertility as it may reduce sperm count and/or motility. Consult your doctor if you develop these symptoms.
Q. I am taking Carbapa 200mg Tablet for trigeminal neuralgia. For how long do I need to take it?
Once the medicine relieves your pain, talk to your doctor who will gradually reduce your dose. Carbapa 200mg Tablet can be possibly stopped if there is no recurrence of pain after taking the reduced dose for several weeks.
Q. How can I reduce the side effects of Carbapa 200mg Tablet?
Side effects of Carbapa 200mg Tablet can be reduced by starting it at a low dose. The doctor may gradually increase the dose, until an effective dose is reached.
Q. When should I go for a laboratory test when taking this medicine?
Before starting treatment with Carbapa 200mg Tablet, your doctor may ask you to get regular blood tests, liver function test, and in some cases, even a urine test. You may need to take these tests from time to time during your treatment. This is quite usual and nothing to worry about.

Products for Carbapa

Carbapa 200mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Olcare Laboratories
MRP
13.64
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