Lacotab Syrup 200ml
Altavista Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
Lacotab Syrup 200ml 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. Lacotab Syrup 200ml 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 Lacotab Syrup 200ml even if your condition is controlled as abrupt stopping may cause recurrence of the seizures.
Common side effects of Lacotab Syrup 200ml 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 Lacotab Syrup 200ml, 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.
Focal or partial seizures
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Lacotab Syrup 200ml 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.
Inform your doctor if you are using any other antiepileptics, other prescription or non-prescription drugs, nutritional supplements, or herbal products. Do not take Lacotab Syrup 200ml if you are allergic to any of its contents. Inform your doctor before taking Lacotab Syrup 200ml 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 Lacotab Syrup 200ml without consulting your doctor to avoid precipitating seizures. Avoid intake of Lacotab Syrup 200ml if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy unless prescribed by the doctor. Nursing mothers should consult the doctor before using Lacotab Syrup 200ml as it may pass into the breast milk and affect the baby. Lacotab Syrup 200ml causes drowsiness and dizziness, so drive only if you are alert. Lacotab Syrup 200ml should not be given to children unless prescribed. Avoid consuming alcohol along with Lacotab Syrup 200ml as it could lead to increased dizziness and sleepiness. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience suicidal tendencies.
Do not take alcohol while using Lacotab Syrup 200ml.
Lacotab Syrup 200ml can be used in pregnant women only when prescribed by a doctor.
Lacotab Syrup 200ml can be used in breastfeeding mothers only with a doctor's advice. Breastfeeding should be discontinued while using this medication.
Lacotab Syrup 200ml may cause dizziness and blurred vision. So, it is not safe to drive or operate machinery while using Lacotab Syrup 200ml.
Lacotab Syrup 200ml can be used in patients with liver problems only when prescribed by a doctor.
In patients with severe renal impairment, dose adjustments may be necessary.
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Expires on or after - December 2021
Lacotab Syrup 200ml 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.
Lacotab Syrup 200ml can cause memory loss and cognitive impairment in some cases. Consult a doctor right away if the condition worsens.
Lacotab Syrup 200ml may not cause any weight gain. However, consult your doctor if you notice any abnormal signs while using Lacotab Syrup 200ml.
Lacotab Syrup 200ml can be safely used in children above 4 years. However, do not give any medication to children without a doctor's advice.
Lacotab Syrup 200ml may usually one week or longer to work depending on your condition.
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200ml Liquid in 1 Bottle