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Dulotop 50mg Tab

By INTRA LIFE PVT LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Medical Description

Dulotop Tablet contains topiramate which is an anti-epileptic medicine. It is used for the treatment of epilepsy also known as fits (a brain disorder characterized by repeated seizures or convulsions ...
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ContainsTopiramate(50.0 Mg)
UsesEpilepsy (fits)
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, loose motions
ClassificationANTI-EPILEPTIC
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Uses of Dulotop 50 MG

  • Dulotop Tablet is used for the treatment of epilepsy (a brain disorder characterized by repeated seizures or convulsions where part of the brain or the whole brain is affected).
  • It is also used for the treatment of seizures in a rare and severe form of epilepsy called lennox gastaut syndrome which starts in childhood.

Contraindications of Dulotop 50 MG

  • If you are allergic to topiramate or any of the other ingredients of Dulotop Tablet.
  • If you are pregnant and using this medicine for the prevention of migraine headache.

Side effects of Dulotop 50 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Loose motions
  • Constipation
  • Tiredness
  • Low mood
  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness
  • Sleeplessness
  • Blurred vision
  • Loss of hair

Precautions and Warnings of Dulotop 50 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Dulotop Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • Components of Dulotop Tablet are known to be harmful to foetus, thus it should be avoided in pregnant women.
  • It is necessary to perform a pregnancy test before starting with Dulotop Tablet.
  • If you become pregnant while on the treatment with this medicine immediately inform your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Dulotop Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of this medicine are known to be excreted in milk, this medicine should be avoided if you are breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Dulotop Tablet?
A:
This medicine may cause sleepiness, dizziness or blurring of vision. Therefore, avoid driving while on this medicine.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Dulotop Tablet?
A:
Drinking alcohol while on this medicine can increase sleepiness, tiredness and other side effects of this medicine and also it can cause seizures to occur. Therefore avoid alcohol consumption while on this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver or kidney problems such as kidney stones.
  • You have metabolic acidosis (body fluid and blood abnormality).
  • You have glaucoma (an eye disorder).
  • You are pregnant or a woman of childbearing age, as taking this medicine in pregnancy could be dangerous for the foetus.
  • You are taking any other medicine containing topiramate
  • You have suicidal thoughts or harming yourself, in such cases immediately inform your doctor.
  • Do not stop taking Dulotop Tablet on your own without consulting your doctor.
  • The weight of the patient should be checked regularly as taking this medicine may cause weight loss.

Mode of Action of Dulotop 50 MG

How Does It Work?

Dulotop Tablet works by stopping the abnormal excitation of brain cells in a part of the brain or the whole brain and in turn stop the generation of seizure.

Directions for Use of Dulotop 50 MG

Take Dulotop Tablet as directed by the physician. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. It can be taken with or without food. Do not break, crush or chew the medicine. It is essential to take it reg...
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Interactions of Dulotop 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of Dulotop Tablet with medicines used in brain diseases such as phenytoin or carbamazepine, herbal preparations of st John's wort decreases the blood concentration of this medicine.
  • Taking this medicine with valproic acid can cause a decrease in body temperature.
  • Inform your doctor if you are using any other medicines, over-the-counter medicines (that you buy without a prescription) and herbal preparations before starting with Dulotop Tablet.

Storage and disposal of Dulotop 50 MG

  • Store at a temperature not above 25°C in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Dulotop 50 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose include sleepiness, blurring of vision, dizziness, low mood, etc. If you have taken too much of this medicine then contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immedia...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Dulotop Tablet then take it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose then skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Dulotop Tablet?

A: Dulotop Tablet is used for the treatment of epilepsy (a brain disorder characterized by repeated seizures or convulsions where part of the brain or whole brain is affected). It is also used for the treatment of seizures in a rare and severe form of epilepsy called lennox gastaut syndrome which starts in childhood.

Q: How Dulotop Tablet works?

A: Dulotop Tablet works by stopping the abnormal excitation of brain cells in a part of the brain or whole brain and in turn stops the generation of seizures.

Q: Can Dulotop Tablet cause hair loss?

A: Dulotop Tablet can cause hair loss as a side effect of using this medicine.

Q: Does Dulotop Tablet make you sleepy?

A: Dulotop Tablet can cause sleepiness as its side effect.

Q: Can I stop taking Dulotop Tablet suddenly if I feel good?

A: Dulotop Tablet should not be stopped suddenly as it may increase the chances of seizures. The dose of this medicine has to be tapered while stopping this medicine as advised by your doctor.
Product Details
Brand
DULOTOP
Expires on or After
20/08/2022
Last Updated on: 13 May 2022 | 03:45 PM (IST)
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