Eptoin Suspension 200ml

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200 ML SUSPENSION 1 Bottle ₹ 68

  • Seller: Apollo Pharmacy Limited
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    • Country of Origin: India

    Eptoin Suspension 200ml Information

    Eptoin Suspension 200ml is a prescription drug, available for use as Suspension. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Seizures. Secondary and off-label uses of Eptoin Suspension 200ml have also been mentioned below.

    The right dosage of Eptoin Suspension 200ml depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

    Common side effects of Eptoin Suspension 200ml include Double Vision. Some other side effects of Eptoin Suspension 200ml have been listed ahead. Such side effects of Eptoin Suspension 200ml normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

    In addition, Eptoin Suspension 200ml's effect is Severe during pregnancy and Moderate for lactating mothers. Further, the section on Eptoin Suspension 200ml related warnings talks about Eptoin Suspension 200ml's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

    Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Liver Disease, Kidney Disease must refrain from the use of Eptoin Suspension 200ml since this can cause severe adverse effects. The section on Eptoin Suspension 200ml contraindications lists all such conditions.

    Drug reaction of Eptoin Suspension 200ml with other medicines has been reported. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

    You should also be aware that Eptoin Suspension 200ml is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.



    Eptoin Suspension 200ml Benefits & Uses

    Eptoin Suspension 200ml is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Eptoin Suspension 200ml 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.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Epilepsy
    • Before or After Meal: With meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 5 ml
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 3 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Infant (1 month to 2 years)
    • Disease: Epilepsy
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 2.5 mg/kg
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Neonates (0 to 1 month)
    • Disease: Epilepsy
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 2.5 mg/kg
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor


    Eptoin Suspension 200ml Side Effects

    Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Eptoin Suspension 200ml is used -

    Severe

    • Nervousness
    • Unusual facial expression
    • Unsteadiness

    Moderate

    Mild

    Common

    • Double Vision

    Eptoin Suspension 200ml Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Eptoin Suspension 200ml safe for pregnant women?


      Eptoin should not be taken during pregnancy, or should only be taken on the advice of a doctor as it may have severe side effects.

      Severe
    • Is the use of Eptoin Suspension 200ml safe during breastfeeding?


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

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Eptoin Suspension 200ml on the Kidneys?


      Eptoin rarely harms the kidneys.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Eptoin Suspension 200ml on the Liver?


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

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Eptoin Suspension 200ml on the Heart?


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

      Mild


    Severe Interaction of Eptoin Suspension 200ml with Other Drugs

    Eptoin Suspension 200ml should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Moderate



    Eptoin Suspension 200ml Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Eptoin Suspension 200ml unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Eptoin Suspension 200ml

    • Is this Eptoin Suspension 200ml habit forming or addictive?


      No, there is no any evidence that Eptoin Suspension 200ml is addictive.

      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 Eptoin Suspension 200ml can make you feel drowsy.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Eptoin Suspension 200ml 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?


      Yes, Eptoin Suspension 200ml is useful in treating mental disorders.

      Yes

    Eptoin Suspension 200ml Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Eptoin Suspension 200ml


      Taking Eptoin Suspension 200ml with food can show serious side effects. Consult the doctor to avoid this.

      Severe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Eptoin Suspension 200ml


      Consumption of alcohol and Eptoin Suspension 200ml together may have severe effects on your health.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Eptoin Suspension 200ml

    Question over 3 years ago

    When should I take Eptoin?

    Dr. Saurabh Shakya MBBS , General Physician

    Eptoin 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.

    Question almost 4 years ago

    How to use Eptoin?

    Aakash Shah MBBS, MBBS , General Physician

    Eptoin can be taken with or without food. Preferably given 2 to 3 times in a day. It may cause dizziness, drowsiness, and confusion. You shouldn't drive or operate heavy machinery while taking this medicine. However, take it exactly as your doctor has recommended you to take it. 

    Question over 3 years ago

    Can I take Eptoin with Paracetamol?

    Dr. Haleema Yezdani MBBS , General Physician

    Avoid taking Eptoin with paracetamol since this reduces the effectiveness of paracetamol. This happens because taking these medicines together increases the metabolism of paracetamol, which in turn reduces its bioavailability (the proportion of a drug substance which enters the circulation). Further, it may also increase the concentration of paracetamol in the blood which can cause liver damage. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines at the same time.

    Question over 3 years ago

    Does Eptoin cause weight gain?

    Dr. Manju Shekhawat MBBS , General Physician

    No Eptoin does not cause weight gain. However, long-term use of Eptoin taken in higher doses can cause weight loss. However, If you feel your weight is fluctuating after taking this medicine then inform the doctor to prevent unwanted weight gain. 

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Can Eptoin cause suicidal and self-inflicting thoughts?

    Dr. Saikat Mukherjee MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Eptoin has been reported to cause suicidal, self-inflicting and distorted thoughts. If you are experiencing disorientation and life-threatening thoughts after taking this drug, consult your doctor immediately without any further delay.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience



    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Dilantin® (Phenytoin Sodium)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 413-415



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