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Lacasa 200mg Tablet

By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
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Lacasa 200 MG Description

Lacasa Tablet is an anti-epileptic medication. It contains lacosamide as the active substance. Lacasa Tablet is used in the treatment of seizures. It works by stabilizing the electrical activity of ne...
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ContainsLacosamide(200.0 Mg)
UsesEpilepsy
Side effectsDizziness, headache, nausea, rash
ClassificationANTI-EPILEPTIC
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Uses of Lacasa 200 MG

Lacasa Tablet is used for the treatment and prevention of seizures/fits in adults, adolescents and children aged 4 years and older.

Contraindications of Lacasa 200 MG

  • If you are allergic to lacosamide or any ingredient of Lacasa Tablet.
  • If you have a certain type of heartbeat problem called second or third-degree AV block.

Side effects of Lacasa 200 MG

  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Rash
  • Vision blurred

Precautions and Warnings of Lacasa 200 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Lacasa 200mg Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the effect of Lacasa Tablet during pregnancy and hence should not be used in pregnant women. This medicine should only be used in pregnant women if recommended by the doctor after assessing the need and the risk.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Lacasa 200mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Lacasa Tablet passes into human breast milk. It is recommended that breastfeeding should be discontinued during treatment with this medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Lacasa 200mg Tablet?
A:
Lacasa Tablet may cause dizziness or blurred vision. If you experience any such effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Lacasa 200mg Tablet?
A:
There is limited information available on the interaction of alcohol with Lacasa Tablet. Ask your doctor for advice on alcohol intake along with this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have thoughts of harming or killing yourself after taking this medicine.
  • You have a heart problem that affects the beat of your heart and you often have a particularly slow, fast or irregular heartbeat (such as AV block, atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter).
  • You have severe heart disease such as heart failure or have had a heart attack.
  • You are often dizzy or fall over.

Mode of Action of Lacasa 200 MG

How Does It Work?

Lacasa Tablet works by inactivating the voltage-gated sodium channels and stabilizing the electrical activity of neuron cells in the brain. Therefore, it helps in controlling fits or seizures.

Directions for Use of Lacasa 200 MG

  • Take Lacasa Tablet as a whole with sufficient water.
  • Always take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • Do not consume more than the prescribed dose.
  • Do not discontinue the medicine on your own without consulting your doctor.

Interactions of Lacasa 200 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Lacasa Tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines that affect your heart like medicines to treat heart problems, medicines that can increase the PR interval on a scan of the heart (ECG or electrocardio...
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Storage and disposal of Lacasa 200 MG

  • Store Lacasa Tablet in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Lacasa 200 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose of Lacasa Tablet include nausea, vomiting, dizziness and seizures. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hosp...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Lacasa Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a doubl...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Lacasa Tablet used for?

A: Lacasa Tablet is used for the treatment and prevention of seizures/fits in adults, adolescents and children aged 4 years and older.

Q: Is Lacasa Tablet and lacosamide the same?

A: Yes, Lacasa Tablet and lacosamide are the same. Lacasa Tablet contains lacosamide as the active substance.
Product Details
Brand
LACASA
Last Updated on: 17 Jun 2022 | 04:38 PM (IST)

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