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Epiphen

Manufactured by: Reliance Formulation Pvt Ltd

Contains / Salt: Phenobarbital Phenytoin

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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

Phenobarbital
Phenytoin

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 translation missing: en.common
  6. Depression Moderate
  7. Constipation Moderate
  8. Photosensitivity
  9. Bronchospasm
  10. Angioedema Moderate
  11. Nystagmus (Involuntary Eye Movement)
  12. Double Vision
  13. Anemia translation missing: en.rare
  14. Peripheral Neuropathy translation missing: en.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 shows severe effect on pregnant women. For this reason, take it after medical advice only. Taking it with your desire can be harmful.

Is the use of Epiphen safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding can experience some moderate side effects of Epiphen. Immediately discontinue Epiphen if you observe any side effects. Contact your doctor, and restart using it only if your doctor says it is safe for you.

What is the effect of Epiphen on the Kidneys?

Epiphen has very mild side effects on the [Organ].

What is the effect of Epiphen on the Liver?

Epiphen has very mild side effects on the [Organ].

What is the effect of Epiphen on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Epiphen on [Organ] have been reported.

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?

No, Epiphen is not habit forming.

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

No, after taking Epiphen, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery because you may feel sleepy.

Is it safe?

Yes, but you should take Epiphen only as per your doctor's advice.

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, taking Epiphen can treat mental disorders.

Epiphen Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Epiphen

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

Interaction between Alcohol and Epiphen

Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Epiphen as it can have severe side effects.

Epiphen से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल 6 months पहले

How long can I safely take Epiphen?

Dr. Faisal Mukhtar MBBS, PG Dip, DNB, Ophthalmology

The duration of treatment might vary depending upon the patient's medical condition. You are advised to take it as per your doctor's advice. Do not take it longer than prescribed by your doctor to avoid unpleasant side effects.

सवाल 2 months पहले

Can Epiphen help with alcohol withdrawal?

Dr. Prakash kumar MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Epiphen might help with severe alcohol withdrawal symptoms. Scientific evidence suggests that Epiphen in combination with other drugs (benzodiazepines) might help with severe alcohol withdrawal symptoms. Since it is a prescription drug, you are advised not to take Epiphen by yourself without consulting a doctor.

सवाल about 1 month पहले

Does Epiphen help with pain?

Dr. Kuldeep Meena MBBS, MD, Pulmonology

No, Epiphen does not help with pain because it is not a painkiller. It is a sedative & hypnotic agent which helps in inducing sleep and is used for the treatment of insomnia (sleeplessness).

सवाल 4 months पहले

Can Epiphen cause seizures?

Dr. Gaurav MBBS, General Physician

No, Epiphen does not cause seizures at regular doses. It may occur if this drug is stopped suddenly after taking it for longer duration in high doses due to its withdrawal from the body.

सवाल 6 months पहले

Can I discontinue Epiphen on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS, Other

No, Epiphen should not be discontinued without doctors advice because sudden discontinuation of this drug can cause withdrawal symptoms. You are recommended to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine.

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