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Epicent

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Epicent

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Phenytoin साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

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Epicent Benefits & Uses

Epicent is used to treat the following -

Epicent Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Epicent

Phenytoin

Epicent Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Epicent is used -

  1. Nystagmus (Involuntary Eye Movement)
  2. Double Vision
  3. Drowsiness
  4. Anemia Rare
  5. Peripheral Neuropathy Rare
  6. Paresthesia
  7. Insomnia Mild
  8. Vertigo Mild
  9. Dizziness Mild
  10. Nausea or vomiting
  11. Tremor
  12. Constipation Moderate
  13. Headache Mild
  14. Low energy
  15. Nervousness
  16. Unusual facial expression
  17. Unsteadiness

Epicent Related Warnings

Is the use of Epicent safe for pregnant women?

Epicent should not be taken during pregnancy, or should only be taken on the advice of a doctor as it may have severe side effects.

Severe

Is the use of Epicent safe during breastfeeding?

Epicent can cause moderate side effects on breastfeeding women. If you feel its side effects, then stop taking this drug and consult your doctor. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Epicent on the Kidneys?

Epicent rarely harms the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Epicent on the Liver?

Side effects of Epicent rarely affect the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Epicent on the Heart?

Epicent has very mild side effects on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Epicent with Other Drugs

Epicent should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Epicent Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Epicent unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Depression
  2. Suicidal Tendency
  3. Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Sugar)
  4. Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate)
  5. Liver Disease
  6. Kidney Disease
  7. Heart Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Epicent

Is this Epicent habit forming or addictive?

No, you will not get addicted to Epicent.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Epicent, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Epicent can make you drowsy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, Epicent is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, in many cases, taking Epicent can help with mental disorders.

Yes

Epicent Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Epicent

Taking Epicent with food can create severe side effects. Discuss this with your doctor.

Severe

Interaction between Alcohol and Epicent

Consuming Epicent with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

Severe
This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Dilantin® (Phenytoin Sodium)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 413-415
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