Epilex 200 Tablet (15)

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  • Contains / Salt: Sodium Valproate (200 mg)
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    Epilex 200 Tablet (15) Information

    Epilex 200 Tablet (15), a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. It is typically used for the treatment of Epilepsy. Epilex 200 Tablet (15) also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

    The optimal dosage of Epilex 200 Tablet (15) is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

    Common side effects of Epilex 200 Tablet (15) include Loss of appetite. Some other side effects of Epilex 200 Tablet (15) have been listed ahead. Such side effects of Epilex 200 Tablet (15) normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

    Epilex 200 Tablet (15)'s effect during pregnancy is Severe and Mild while nursing. In addition, Epilex 200 Tablet (15)'s effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Epilex 200 Tablet (15) related warnings section.

    Epilex 200 Tablet (15) is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Depression, Liver Disease as it can result in adverse effects. Other contraindications of Epilex 200 Tablet (15) have been discussed in the sections ahead.

    Drug interactions for Epilex 200 Tablet (15) have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

    In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Epilex 200 Tablet (15) is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.



    Epilex 200 Tablet (15) Benefits & Uses

    Epilex 200 Tablet (15) is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Epilex 200 Tablet (15) 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.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage

    Epilex 200 Tablet (15) Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Epilex 200 Tablet (15) safe for pregnant women?


      Pregnant women may get severe side effects after taking Epilex. If you are pregnant, do not take Epilex without a doctor's advice.

      Severe
    • Is the use of Epilex 200 Tablet (15) safe during breastfeeding?


      Breastfeeding women can take Epilex as it bears very minor side effects for them.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Epilex 200 Tablet (15) on the Kidneys?


      Very few cases of side effects of Epilex on kidney have been reported.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Epilex 200 Tablet (15) on the Liver?


      Epilex has very mild side effects on the liver.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Epilex 200 Tablet (15) on the Heart?


      There are no any side effects of Epilex for the heart.

      Safe


    Epilex 200 Tablet (15) Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Epilex 200 Tablet (15) unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Epilex 200 Tablet (15)

    • Is this Epilex 200 Tablet (15) habit forming or addictive?


      No, you will not get addicted to Epilex 200 Tablet (15).

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Epilex 200 Tablet (15) can make you feel drowsy.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Epilex 200 Tablet (15) is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      Epilex 200 Tablet (15) has been seen to have positive effect on patients with mental disorders.

      Yes

    Epilex 200 Tablet (15) Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Epilex 200 Tablet (15)


      It is safe to take Epilex 200 Tablet (15) with food.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Epilex 200 Tablet (15)


      Taking alcohol with Epilex 200 Tablet (15) can be dangerous.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Epilex 200 Tablet (15)

    Question about 5 years ago

    Can I discontinue Epilex on my own without doctors advice?

    Dr. Vipin Khadse MBBS , General Physician

    No. Epilex Should not be discontinued without doctors advice. You are recommended to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine own your own can cause unintended side effects.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Can Epilex cause memory loss?

    Dr. Sangita Shah MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Epilex can cause memory loss. All drugs that depress signaling in the CNS can cause memory loss. If you experience memory loss after taking medicine, please consult your doctor immediately and follow his/her instructions.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Does Epilex cause weight fluctuations?

    Dr. MBBS , General Physician, Other, Obstetrics & Gynaecology

    Yes, Epilex may cause weight fluctuations (weight gain or loss). It is a rare side effect of this drug. If you are experiencing weight fluctuations after taking this drug, then you are advised to discuss it with your doctor without further delay.

    Question about 4 years ago

    Can Epilex cause depression?

    Dr. Ramraj Meena MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Epilex may cause depression of the central nervous system and calms the brain.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Can Epilex cause constipation?

    Dr. Saikat Mukherjee MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Epilex can cause constipation. It is a common side effect of this drug. However, the exact cause behind constipation is not known. If you are experiencing severe constipation after taking this drug, then please consult your doctor and follow his/her instructions.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience



    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Depakene (valproic acid)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 417-418



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