EPSOLIN ER 200MG CAPSULE is used to control certain type of seizures, and to treat and prevent seizures that may begin during or after surgery to the brain or nervous system.
Side Effects :
. difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep . uncontrollable eye movements . abnormal body movements . loss of coordination . confusion . slowed thinking . slurred speech . headache . constipation . unwanted hair growth . coarsening of facial features . enlargement of lips . overgrowth of gums . pain or curving of the penis
EPSOLIN ER 200MG CAPSULE Swallow capsule whole with at least half a glass of water. Follow all directions given to you by your doctor carefully.
EPSOLIN ER 200MG CAPSULE is in a class of medications called anticonvulsants works by decreasing abnormal electrical activity in the brain.
Pregnancy: should not be used during pregnancy unless the benefit outweighs the risk to the fetus. Consult your doctor before use. Alcohol: Avoid drinking alcohol. Driving: may cause dizziness, drowsiness and impair your activities. You should not drive or use machines until you know how this medicine will affect you. Kidney: Use with caution in patients with renal impairment. Consult your doctor before use. LIver: Use with caution in patients with liver impairment. Consult your doctor before use.
. You should not use this medicine if you are allergic to it. . Do not use if you have: - an allergy to similar medicines such as ethotoin, fosphenytoin, or mephenytoin - if you currently take delavirdine (Rescriptor) . Tell your doctor if you have or ever had: - heart problems - diabetes - depression - suicidal thoughts or actions - a vitamin D deficiency or any other condition that causes thinning of the bones - porphyria (a genetic enzyme disorder that causes symptoms affecting the skin or nervous system)
Keep your capsules in a cool dry place where the temperature stays below 25°C.