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Epilong Md 0.5mg Tablet

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Epilong Md 0.5 MG Description

Epilong Md 0.5 mg Tablet is a prescription medication that belongs to the class of benzodiazepines. Epilong 0.5 mg is used in the treatment of epilepsy and anxiety disorders. Epilepsy is a condition i...
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ContainsClonazepam(0.5 Mg)
UsesAnxiety disorder and epilepsy
Side effectsDizziness, depression, drowsiness, fatigue, impaired coordination, memory impairment.
ClassificationANTI-EPILEPTIC
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Uses of Epilong Md 0.5 MG

  • Epilong Md 0.5 mg is used in,
  • Treatment of anxiety disorder
  • Treatment of epilepsy and seizures

Contraindications of Epilong Md 0.5 MG

  • If you are hypersensitive or allergic to the active or inactive ingredients of Epilong Md 0.5 mg Tablet or other benzodiazepines. Please seek immediate medical attention if you observe signs such as r...
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  • If you have narrow-angle glaucoma, a condition in which the iris of the eye bulges forward and narrows the drainage angle. Epilong can worsen the condition.
  • If you have any liver diseases. Epilong 0.5 mg is broken down in the liver and removed through the urine. Liver diseases can lead to an increase in the medication, which can lead to toxicity that can ...
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Side effects of Epilong Md 0.5 MG

  • Depression
  • Memory impairment
  • Impaired coordination
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Nervousness
  • Blurred vision
  • Muscle pain
  • Mental confusion
  • Difficulty in speaking

Precautions and Warnings of Epilong Md 0.5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Epilong 0.5 mg during pregnancy?
A:
Taking Epilong 0.5 mg during the course of pregnancy is not advised. Limited studies have shown the possibility of developing harmful effects when taking Epilong 0.5 mg on the developing baby. Please seek medical advice.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Epilong 0.5 mg while breastfeeding?
A:
Epilong Md 0.5 mg Tablet medicine is not recommended for mothers who are breastfeeding. The limited data available has indicated that it may pass in breast milk in small amounts. Talk to your physician before taking Epilong 0.5 mg if you are breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
\Can I drive if I have taken Epilong 0.5 mg?
A:
Epilong 0.5 mg Tablets can cause side effects like dizziness and confusion that can hamper your capacity to drive. It can also cause blurred vision. That is why it is advised to wait for a few hours or avoid operating heavy machinery after taking Epilong 0.5 mg. In case you are experiencing side effects after taking Epilong 0.5 mg, do not drive until it passes.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Epilong 0.5 mg?
A:
Consuming alcohol with Epilong 0.5 mg is not advised. This may lead to an increase in the side effects of the medicine and result in severe dizziness, fatigue, stomach pain, nausea, fever, etc.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have suicidal thoughts after taking Epilong 0.5 mg Tabs. People with depression should use this medicine with caution. It is essential to report any changes in your feeling to your doctor, so they...
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  • You want to discontinue the medicine. Suddenly discontinuing Epilong 0.5 mg may increase the risk of experiencing withdrawal symptoms, more so if the medicine has been used for a long time.
  • You have a history of substance abuse. Epilong 0.5 mg Tabs have a habit-forming tendency. Any abnormal symptoms should be reported to the doctor immediately, and the patient's behaviour and mood shoul...
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  • You experience increased salivation. The risk of developing the same is increased in patients with respiratory diseases.
  • Epilong 0.5 mg should be used with caution in elderly patients since there is an increased risk of side effects in the population. Dosage adjustment can be made with a suitable alternative in case of ...
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Mode of Action of Epilong Md 0.5 MG

How Does It Work?

Epilong 0.5 mg belongs to the class of benzodiazepines that act by increasing the amount of chemical messenger known as gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA). This chemical messenger reduces the abnormal act...
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Directions for Use of Epilong Md 0.5 MG

  • Epilong 0.5 mg Tabs must be taken as and when directed by your doctor.
  • Take Epilong 0.5 mg at the same time every day to ensure that a constant level of medication is maintained in the blood.
  • Swallow Epilong 0.5 mg Tablet as a whole with a glass of water. Do not break, crush, or chew it, as it can reduce its efficacy.
  • Epilong 0.5 mg Tabs can be taken with or without food.
  • Do not alter the recommended dosage of Epilong 0.5 mg Tab. Talk to your doctor if you feel that your prescribed dosage is not working for you.
  • Do not discontinue Epilong 0.5 mg Tablet without consulting your doctor.

Interactions of Epilong Md 0.5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • To avoid side effects associated with medicine interaction, it is important to inform the doctor about all medicines and health supplements you are currently taking.
  • Epilong 0.5 mg Tablet is known to interact with the following medicines:
  • Codeine (medication used to relieve mild to moderate pain)
  • Cetirizine (antihistamine medication used to relieve allergic symptoms such as runny nose, itching, sneezing, watery eyes, etc.)
  • Carbamazepine (medication used in the treatment of control seizures and convulsions)
  • Atenolol (medication in the treatment of irregular heartbeats and high blood pressure)

Interactions with food items

  • Food does not influence the effect of Epilong 0.5 mg Tablet. So, a regular diet can be continued unless advised otherwise by the doctor.
  • Additionally, inform the doctor about any supplements or herbal drinks you take before beginning your Epilong 0.5 mg.

Storage and disposal of Epilong Md 0.5 MG

Store Epilong 0.5 mg Tablets at room temperature in a cool and dry area, away from direct sunlight. Ensure that Epilong 0.5 mg Tabs are stored away from the reach of children and pets at home. Store E...
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Dosage of Epilong Md 0.5 MG

Overdose

If you or anyone you know has overdosed on Epilong 0.5 mg Tabs, contact your nearest hospital or your general practitioner for further advice. An overdose of Epilong 0.5 mg Tabs can cause nausea, vomi...
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Missed a Dose

In case you have missed a dose of Epilong 0.5 mg Tabs, take the dose as soon as you can. If the gap is too long or it is almost time for the next dose, skip the dose you have missed and continue with ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr Tanya Prasad

BDS, MDS in Orthodontics

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Epilong 0.5 mg be used in patients with kidney diseases?

A: If you have any kidney diseases, you should use Epilong 0.5 mg with caution. Dose adjustments can be made by the doctor based on a patient's clinical condition.

Q: Is Epilong 0.5 mg habit forming?

A: The limited data available has shown that Epilong 0.5 mg Tabs can be mildly habit-forming when used for a long duration of time. Do not stop using the medication by yourself. Your doctor will taper the dosage over time.

Q: Can Epilong 0.5 mg Tablets be used by people with diabetes?

A: Epilong 0.5 mg Tablet is safe to use in people who have diabetes when prescribed. Always talk to your doctor about your pre-existing conditions so that dosage adjustments can be made based on the basis of your clinical condition.
Product Details
Brand
EPILONG MD
Expires on or After
27/09/2022

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Last Updated on: 17 Mar 2022 | 06:44 PM (IST)

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