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EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET

Manufacturer

ZYD-ZYDUS

Pack Of

1 TABLET

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Prescription Required
Product Details

About EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET

EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET belongs to the group of neurological medication called 'Anticonvulsant' (hydantoins) used to control various epileptic conditions (fits), prevent seizures during/after brain surgery or after traumatic brain injury (TBI). Besides this, EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET also treat trigeminal neuralgia (facial nerve pain). Epilepsy is the central nervous system's disorder characterized by a sudden rush of electrical activity in the brain leading to seizures, with unusual behaviour, and loss of awareness.

EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET contains 'Phenytoin' which works by controlling the overactivity of the brain that causes seizures episodes (fits). Our brain cells (neurons) works by firing at a certain rate to function normally. However, during an epileptic attack or seizure, our neurons are forced to work with rapid speed compared to normal condition. EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET helps prevent neurons from working at very fast speed thereby preventing all brain cells firing together rapidly in an uncontrolled way. As a result episodes of seizures is stopped at its initial point only. EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET is not effective for the treatment of absence (petit mal) seizures.

Take EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET with or without food. You are advised to take EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you, depending on your medical condition. You may experience certain common side-effects such as weakness, drowsiness, dizziness, restlessness, and constipation in some cases. Most of these side-effects do not require medical attention and will resolve gradually over time. However, you are advised to talk to your doctor if you experience these side-effects persistently.

To treat your condition, effectually continue taking EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET for as long as your doctor has prescribed it. Please do not skip any doses or stop taking EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET suddenly without consulting your doctor as it may lead to increased seizures. Avoid taking EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET if you are pregnant or breast-feeding unless prescribed. EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET should not be given to children unless prescribed by a doctor. Avoid alcohol consumption while taking EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET as it might increase side-effects. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you are taking and your health condition to rule out any unpleasant side effects.

Uses of EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET

Epilepsy (fits)

Directions for Use

Oral Tablet/Capsule: Do not chew, break, or crush the tablet/capsule; swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Take EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET at the same time every day. Injection: EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET will be administered by a healthcare professional. Do not self-administer. Oral Liquid: Shake the bottle well and take the prescribed dose/quantity by mouth using the measuring cup provided by the pack.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET

Like all medicines, EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET can also cause side-effects, although not everybody experiences them. Weakness, drowsiness, dizziness, restlessness, suicidal thought and constipation are the common side-effects of EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET. Please consult your doctor if you experience any of these side-effects persistently.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

You should immediately stop taking EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET if you develop any skin rashes (Stevens-Johnson syndrome), swollen glands (anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome - AHS) or have suicidal thoughts. Do not skip any doses or stop taking EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET suddenly without consulting your doctor as EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET may cause increased seizures. Do not take EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET if you are allergic to any of its contents. Talk to your doctor if you have heart, kidney, or liver problems. Avoid taking EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET if you are pregnant or breast-feeding unless prescribed by your doctor. Avoid alcohol consumption while taking EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET as it might cause unpleasant side-effects. EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET should not be used by children unless prescribed. Let your doctor know if you have diabetes, as intake of EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET affects the blood sugar level. Intake of EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET may cause dizziness so be cautious while driving or operating any heavy machinery. Tell your doctor that you are taking anti-HIV medicine (like delavirdine) before intake of EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET, as both might react with each other leading to serious condition.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    You are recommended to avoid alcohol consumption while taking EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET to prevent unpleasant side-effects.

  • Pregnancy

    Do not take EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET if you are pregnant unless prescribed by the doctor. If you become pregnant while taking EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET, then do not stop taking EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET without consulting your doctor. Your doctor will prescribe EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET only if the benefits outweigh the risks.

  • Breast Feeding

    Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this, your doctor will decide whether EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET can be given to breast-feeding mothers or not.

  • Driving

    EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET may cause dizziness and drowsiness, drive and operate machinery only if you are alert.

  • Liver

    Dose adjustment may be needed. EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver impairment/liver disease. Please consult your doctor if you have liver impairment or any concerns regarding this.

  • Kidney

    Dose adjustment may be needed. EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with kidney impairment/kidney disease. Please consult your doctor if you have kidney impairment or any concerns regarding this.

Other Information (EPS0009)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET works by controlling overactivity of the brain that causes seizures (fits). Thereby, EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET helps in controlling epileptic fits involving spasm of the muscles and jerking.

EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET can make birth control pills less effective. Talk to your doctor about using non-hormonal contraceptives like condom and diaphragm with spermicide to prevent pregnancy.

Please do not stop taking EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET without consulting your doctor on your own as it may cause increased seizures. Continue taking EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET for as long as your doctor has prescribed it to you. Do not be reluctant to speak with your doctor if you experience any difficulty while taking EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET.

Yes, EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET may cause swelling in the gums. Brush and floss your teeth daily; visit your dentist if you experience this problem regularly.

Do not take EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET if you are pregnant unless prescribed by the doctor. If you become pregnant while taking EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET, do not stop taking EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET without consulting your doctor. Your doctor will prescribe EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET only if the benefits outweigh the risks.

Phenytoin may affect the breakdown of the blood sugar/glucose and may prevent the release of the insulin, thereby leading to high blood sugar. This is important if you have diabetes. So, contact a doctor before using EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET in this condition.

You should not take EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET if you have liver disease, kidney disease, porphyria (an inherited disease that affects haemoglobin biosynthesis), alcohol dependence and have suicidal thoughts.

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Zydus Tower, Satellite Cross Roads,Ahmedabad – 380015 Gujarat, India.

EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET

EPSOLIN 100MG TABLET

MRP: 173.40

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