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Episol Tablet

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Episol Tablet

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Prescription Required

Phenytoin साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

Episol के सारे विकल्प देखें

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Episol Benefits & Uses

Episol is used to treat the following -

Episol 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 Episol

Phenytoin

Episol Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Episol 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

Episol Related Warnings

Is the use of Episol safe for pregnant women?

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

Severe

Is the use of Episol safe during breastfeeding?

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

Moderate

What is the effect of Episol on the Kidneys?

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

Mild

What is the effect of Episol on the Liver?

Very few cases of side effects of Episol on the liver have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Episol on the Heart?

Side effects of Episol rarely affect the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Episol with Other Drugs

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

Episol Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Episol 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 Episol

Is this Episol habit forming or addictive?

Episol is not addictive in nature.

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 Episol can make you feel drowsy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Episol should be used only after doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, this Episol works for mental disorders.

Yes

Episol Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Episol

The side effects of taking Episol with certain foods can be serious. Contact your doctor about this.

Severe

Interaction between Alcohol and Episol

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

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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