Neofost

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Neofost Information

Neofost is a prescription drug, available for use as Injection. It is primarily used for the treatment of Epilepsy. The alternative uses of Neofost have also been explained below.

The correct dosage of Neofost depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

The side effects typically associated with Neofost include Altered taste, Ringing in ears. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Neofost can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Such side effects of Neofost 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.

Neofost's effect during pregnancy is Moderate and Mild while nursing. It is important to know if Neofost has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Neofost related warnings section.

Neofost is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Liver Disease as it can result in adverse effects. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Neofost contraindications section.

Besides this, Neofost may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

You should also be aware that Neofost is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.



Neofost Benefits & Uses

Neofost is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

  • Epilepsy

Neofost 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 (tonic clonic or grand mal seizures)
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 20 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Epilepsy
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 20 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Epilepsy
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 15 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Epilepsy
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 15 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • 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: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 15 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • 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: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Neofost Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Neofost safe for pregnant women?


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

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Neofost safe during breastfeeding?


    Neofost may have very limited harmful effects for breastfeeding women.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Neofost on the Kidneys?


    Using Neofost does not have any harmful effects on kidneys.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Neofost on the Liver?


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

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Neofost on the Heart?


    Neofost is rarely harmful for the heart.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Neofost with Other Drugs

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

Severe

Moderate



Neofost Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Neofost

  • Is this Neofost habit forming or addictive?


    You may get addicted to Neofost. Therefore, before taking it, consult your doctor.

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


    You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Neofost. So it is best to avoid driving.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but consume Neofost only on doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    Yes, this Neofost works for mental disorders.

    Yes

Neofost Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Neofost


    Taking Neofost with some specific foods may delay its effect. Talk to your doctor about this.

    Mild
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Neofost


    Taking Neofost with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

    Severe


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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; Cerebyx® (Fosphenytoin Sodium)

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

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 598-600



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