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Epsod

Manufactured by: Shine Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Contains / Salt: Phenytoin

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Epsod Information

Epsod Benefits & Uses

Epsod is used to treat the following -

Epsod 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 Epsod

Phenytoin

Epsod Side Effects

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

  1. Nystagmus (Involuntary Eye Movement)
  2. Double Vision
  3. Drowsiness
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  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

Epsod Related Warnings

Is the use of Epsod safe for pregnant women?

Those womens are pregnant, before taking Epsod should be consult to doctor. If you don't do same, Then it will cause some serious side effects on your body.

Severe

Is the use of Epsod safe during breastfeeding?

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

Moderate

What is the effect of Epsod on the Kidneys?

Side effects of Epsod rarely affect the kidney.

Mild

What is the effect of Epsod on the Liver?

Epsod has very mild side effects on the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Epsod on the Heart?

Epsod has very mild side effects on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Epsod with Other Drugs

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

Epsod Contraindications

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

Is this Epsod habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Epsod is addictive.

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

After taking Epsod, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine. It can be dangerous, as Epsod can make you drowsy.

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Is it safe?

Yes, but it is important to consult a doctor before taking Epsod.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, Epsod is useful in treating mental disorders.

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Epsod Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Epsod

The effects of taking Epsod with certain food can be serious. Contact your doctor about this.

Severe

Interaction between Alcohol and Epsod

Taking alcohol with Epsod can be dangerous.

Severe

Epsod से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल 7 months पहले

What is Epsod?

Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS, Internal Medicine

Epsod is a brand name of phenytoin. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of medications known as anti-epileptic drugs. This medicine is also called an anticonvulsant and it is given in the treatment of seizures. It is used to prevent and control tonic-clonic seizures and partial seizures. However, this drug does not treat all types of seizures hence you should consult a doctor to confirm if this drug is appropriate for you. 

सवाल 7 months पहले

What are the uses of Epsod?

Dr. Haleema Yezdani MBBS, General Physician

Epsod is mainly used in the prophylactic management of all types of seizures, also protect against the development of focal seizure. It is also used in the treatment of status epilepticus (a seizure involving repeated convulsions upto 5 mins) after failed treatment using benzodiazepine due to slow onset of action. It is also given during neurosurgeries to prevent from seizures during operations. Some physicians consider Epsod as a second-line treatment for treating trigeminal neuralgia (chronic facial pain). 

सवाल 3 months पहले

Does Epsod affect thyroid hormone?

Dr. Kapil Sharma MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Epsod can affect thyroid hormone, long-term use of Epsod can reduce the thyroid hormone concentration in the blood, especially in children. Thyroid function needs to be monitored while taking Epsod. Please talk to your doctor before taking Epsod if you are suffering from hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism (thyroid conditions). 

सवाल about 2 months पहले

When should I take Epsod?

Dr. Saurabh Shakya MBBS, General Physician

Epsod should be taken at around the same time every day. Follow doctors instructions and take it exactly as directed. Do not exceed the recommended dose and duration.

सवाल 3 months पहले

Does Epsod interfere with birth control pills?

Dr. Anjum Mujawar MBBS, Diabetologist

Yes, Epsod can interfere with birth control pills, because it decreases the effectiveness of the oral contraceptive pill which can alter contraception. Keep your doctor informed before taking them together. Try other methods of contraception such as condoms or barrier methods to avoid unwanted pregnancies.

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