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Lacosam 50 Tablet 15's

Manufacturer

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition

LACOSAMIDE-50MG

Pack Of

15 TABLETS

In Stock

Prescription Required

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

Lacosam 50 Tablet 15's

Product Details

About Lacosam 50 Tablet 15's

Lacosam 50 Tablet 15's contains lacosamide which is an anticonvulsant drug. It is used in the treatment of focal seizures, also called partial or localized seizures. In this condition, abnormal electrical activity begins in only one hemisphere of the brain. Lacosam 50 Tablet 15's treats seizure by decreases disorganized electrical activity in the brain.

It is given as monotherapy or in combination with other antiepileptic drugs. It is available in the form of tablets and solutions. The injection is given when oral therapy is not possible. Tablets are usually taken with or without food. The dose and duration are determined by your doctor. Don’t stop taking Lacosam 50 Tablet 15's even if your condition is controlled as abrupt stopping may cause recurrence of the seizures.

Common side effects of Lacosam 50 Tablet 15's are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, confusion, dizziness, uncontrolled movements of the eye, blurred vision, double vision (diplopia), mood disturbances, itching, tremors, fatigue, and trouble walking. Consult your doctor if the side-effects persist or worsen over time. Some people may also experience suicidal thoughts. Seek medical attention immediately in such cases.  

Before taking Lacosam 50 Tablet 15's, inform your doctor if you are allergic to lacosamide or any other ingredients present in it. Inform your doctor if using any other antiepileptics, other prescription or non-prescription drugs, nutritional supplements, or herbal products. Inform your doctor if you are previously diagnosed with depression, severe renal impairment, arrhythmias (atrioventricular block, atrial fibrillation, and atrial flutter), severe heart failure, or had a heart attack.

Uses of Lacosam 50 Tablet 15's

Focal or partial seizures

Directions for Use

Lacosam 50 Tablet 15's is taken orally with or without food. Swallow the tablet as a whole with a glass of water. Do not chew, crush, or break it. It is usually taken twice a day. However, the dose and duration of the medication are prescribed by your doctor. Do not increase or decrease the dose without the doctor’s advice. In the case of oral solution, use an oral syringe to administer the prescribed dose.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Lacosam 50 Tablet 15's

Lacosam 50 Tablet 15's may cause side-effects such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness, headache, drowsiness, fatigue, blurred vision, uncontrollable eye movements, impaired coordination, uncontrollable movements of one part of the body, balance problems, pruritus (itching), tremors, difficulty walking, and weakness. Inform your doctor if any of these symptoms do not go away. You may also experience other side-effects such as irregular heartbeat, fainting, agitation, shortness of breath, or tiredness. Some patients may also experience suicidal thoughts. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of these side-effects.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

Inform your doctor if you are using any other antiepileptics, other prescription or non-prescription drugs, nutritional supplements, or herbal products. Do not take Lacosam 50 Tablet 15's if you are allergic to any of its contents. Inform your doctor before taking Lacosam 50 Tablet 15's if you have or had heart problems, kidney and liver problems, if you have low levels of sodium in blood or if you are taking medicines that could lower the levels of sodium in the blood, or if you are using hormonal contraceptives. Do not stop taking Lacosam 50 Tablet 15's without consulting your doctor to avoid precipitating seizures. Avoid intake of Lacosam 50 Tablet 15's if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy unless prescribed by the doctor. Nursing mothers should consult the doctor before using Lacosam 50 Tablet 15's as it may pass into the breast milk and affect the baby. Lacosam 50 Tablet 15's causes drowsiness and dizziness, so drive only if you are alert. Lacosam 50 Tablet 15's should not be given to children unless prescribed. Avoid consuming alcohol along with Lacosam 50 Tablet 15's as it could lead to increased dizziness and sleepiness. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience suicidal tendencies.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    Do not take alcohol while using Lacosam 50 Tablet 15's.

  • Pregnancy

    Lacosam 50 Tablet 15's can be used in pregnant women only when prescribed by a doctor.

  • Breast Feeding

    Lacosam 50 Tablet 15's can be used in breastfeeding mothers only with a doctor's advice. Breastfeeding should be discontinued while using this medication.

  • Driving

    Consult Your Doctor

    Lacosam 50 Tablet 15's may cause dizziness and blurred vision. So, it is not safe to drive or operate machinery while using Lacosam 50 Tablet 15's.

  • Liver

    Lacosam 50 Tablet 15's can be used in patients with liver problems only when prescribed by a doctor.

  • Kidney

    In patients with severe renal impairment, dose adjustments may be necessary.

Other Information (LAC0516)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

Lacosam 50 Tablet 15's is typically recommended for long term use. Keep taking the medication as advised by your doctor. However, if you have any unsettling side effects, speak to your doctor.

Lacosam 50 Tablet 15's can cause memory loss and cognitive impairment in some cases. Consult a doctor right away if the condition worsens.

Lacosam 50 Tablet 15's may not cause any weight gain. However, consult your doctor if you notice any abnormal signs while using Lacosam 50 Tablet 15's.

Lacosam 50 Tablet 15's can be safely used in children above 4 years. However, do not give any medication to children without a doctor's advice.

Lacosam 50 Tablet 15's may usually one week or longer to work depending on your condition.

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Off. Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380 009., Gujarat, India

Lacosam 50 Tablet 15's

Lacosam 50 Tablet 15's

MRP: 115.20

Strip
1

15 Tablet in 1 Strip