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Phenobarbital, Phenytoin साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

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Epiphen Information

Epiphen Benefits & Uses

Epiphen is used to treat the following -

Epiphen 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 Epiphen


Epiphen Side Effects

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

  1. Drowsiness
  2. Skin Rash Moderate
  3. Nausea or vomiting
  4. Diarrhoea
  5. Vertigo Common
  6. Depression Moderate
  7. Constipation Moderate
  8. Photosensitivity
  9. Bronchospasm
  10. Angioedema Moderate
  11. Nystagmus (Involuntary Eye Movement)
  12. Double Vision
  13. Anemia Rare
  14. Peripheral Neuropathy Rare
  15. Paresthesia
  16. Insomnia Mild
  17. Dizziness Mild
  18. Tremor
  19. Headache Mild
  20. Low energy
  21. Nervousness
  22. Unusual facial expression
  23. Unsteadiness

Epiphen Related Warnings

Is the use of Epiphen safe for pregnant women?

Epiphen can cause severe side effects if taken during pregnancy, so, pregnant women should talk to their doctor before taking it.

Is the use of Epiphen safe during breastfeeding?

If you are breastfeeding, you may experience some harmful effects of Epiphen. In case you experience any of these, discontinue its use until you consult your doctor.

What is the effect of Epiphen on the Kidneys?

Epiphen may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

What is the effect of Epiphen on the Liver?

Epiphen may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.

What is the effect of Epiphen on the Heart?

Epiphen is rarely harmful for the heart.

Severe Interaction of Epiphen with Other Drugs

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

Epiphen Contraindications

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

  1. Allergy
  2. Depression
  3. Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate)
  4. Respiratory Depression
  5. Liver Disease
  6. Porphyria
  7. Heart Disease
  8. Depression
  9. Suicidal Tendency
  10. Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Sugar)
  11. Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate)
  12. Liver Disease
  13. Kidney Disease
  14. Heart Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Epiphen

Is this Epiphen habit forming or addictive?

Epiphen is not addictive in nature.

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

After taking Epiphen you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

Is it safe?

Yes, but consume Epiphen only on doctor's advice.

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, Epiphen is useful in treating mental disorders.

Epiphen Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Epiphen

Using Epiphen with some foods may lead to harmful effects. Take your doctor's advice on this.

Interaction between Alcohol and Epiphen

Taking Epiphen with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

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


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