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Epitan

Epitan Information

Epitan Benefits & Uses

Epitan is used to treat the following -

  1. Epilepsy Primary
  2. मिर्गी
  3. Insomnia

Epitan 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 Epitan

Phenobarbital

Epitan Side Effects

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

  1. Drowsiness
  2. Skin Rash Moderate
  3. Nausea or vomiting
  4. Diarrhoea
  5. Vertigo सामान्य
  6. Depression Moderate
  7. Constipation Moderate
  8. Photosensitivity
  9. Bronchospasm
  10. Angioedema Moderate

Epitan Related Warnings

Is the use of Epitan safe for pregnant women?

Epitan may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Epitan, and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.

Moderate

Is the use of Epitan safe during breastfeeding?

Taking Epitan may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Epitan should not be taken by breastfeeding women unless prescribed by the doctor.

Severe

What is the effect of Epitan on the Kidneys?

Epitan has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Epitan on the Liver?

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

Mild

What is the effect of Epitan on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Epitan on the heart have been reported.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Epitan with Other Drugs

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

Epitan Contraindications

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

Frequently asked Questions about Epitan

Is this Epitan habit forming or addictive?

Yes, Epitan can get addictive. Consume it only after doctor's advise.

Yes

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

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

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Epitan 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?

Epitan has been seen to have positive effect on patients with mental disorders.

Yes

Epitan Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Epitan

It is safe to take Epitan with food.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Epitan

Taking alcohol with Epitan can be dangerous.

Severe

Details

सामग्री 10 Tablets(S)

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References

  1. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 85-87