Lacosam 50 Tablet

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Lacosam 50 Tablet


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MANUFACTURER

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

SALT COMPOSITION

Lacosamide (50mg)

INTRODUCTION OF LACOSAM TABLET

Lacosam 50 Tablet is a prescription medicine use to control and prevent epilepsy (seizures). It controls seizures or fits by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

Lacosam 50 Tablet is used alone or in combination with other similar medicines and is particularly used in the treatment of partial onset seizure. It is taken by mouth on an empty stomach or along with food. Take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain consistent level of medicine in the body. If you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember as it can be life threatening in some cases, so it is better to keep an extra stalk always to avoid a missdose. You should finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better and always consult doctor before stopping this medicine as it may increase the seizure frequency. If you have a heart problem that affects heartbeat, it is important to consult doctor before taking this medicine. Side effects are few and uncommon with this medicine. However, it may sometimes cause dizziness, headache, diplopia (double vision), blurred vision, and nausea in few patients. Most of these side effects are self-limiting and they usually improve with time. Keep a watch on your weight, as using of this medicine can cause weight gain. Eat healthy and exercise regularly to manage it.

USES OF LACOSAM TABLET

  • Epilepsy/Seizures

LACOSAM TABLET SIDE EFFECTS

Common
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Blurred vision
  • Nausea
  • Double vision

HOW TO USE LACOSAM TABLET

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Lacosam 50 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

HOW LACOSAM TABLET WORKS

Lacosam 50 Tablet is an antiepileptic medication. It slowly inactivates the sodium gated channels, which decreases the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain. Thereby, it controls seizures or fits.

LACOSAM TABLET RELATED WARNINGS

warnings Alcohol
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Lacosam 50 Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
warnings Pregnancy
Lacosam 50 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
warnings Lactation
Lacosam 50 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
warnings Driving
Lacosam 50 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Lacosam 50 Tablet may cause dizziness or blurred vision. This may affect your ability to drive.
warnings Kidney
Lacosam 50 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lacosam 50 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
warnings Liver
Lacosam 50 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lacosam 50 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Lacosam 50 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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