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Lacosam 200mg Tablet 15'S

By TORRENT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
15 Tablet(s) in Strip
331.03*
MRP 403.70
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Lacosamide(200.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-EPILEPTIC

Medical Description

Lacosam Tablet contains Lacosamide. It is an antiepileptic medicine used in the treatment of seizures. It works by stabilising the electrical activity of neuron cells in the brain. Common side effects...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Other Products
uses

Uses of Lacosam 200mg Tablet 15'S

  • Treatment and prevention of seizures/fits in patients more than 17 years old.
contraindications

Contraindications of Lacosam 200mg Tablet 15'S

  • If you are allergic to this medicine or any ingredient of this medicine.
  • If you have a specific type of heartbeat problem
sideEffects

Side effects of Lacosam 200mg Tablet 15'S

  • Headache, feeling dizziness
  • Spinning sensation, double vision
  • Lack of sleep, lack of energy
  • Double vision, blurred vision, uncontrollable and rapid movements of the eyes
  • Shaking, tingling or muscle spasms,
  • Itching, rash, irritation, feeling drunk
  • Vomiting, nausea
  • Dry mouth, constipation, diarrhoea, indigestion
  • Troubles with your memory, depression, confusion,
  • Low feeling, disturbance in attention
  • Noise in the ear like buzzing, whistling or ringing
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Lacosam 200mg Tablet 15'S

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Lacosam Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the use of this medicine in pregnancy. Hence, it is recommended not to use the same unless prescribed by your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Lacosam Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information is available on the use of Lacosam Tablet during breastfeeding. A breastfeeding woman should take this medicine only if the potential benefit for the mother outweighs the risk to the breast-fed baby.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Lacosam Tablet?
A:
You may feel dizziness or blurred vision while taking this medicine. It is advisable not to drive or operate machinery.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Lacosam Tablet?
A:
It is unsafe to drink alcohol while taking this medicine. It may impair your brain activity and cause sedation.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are getting a feeling of killing or harming yourself after taking this medicine
  • You are suffering from heart problems like heart failure or irregular heartbeat. The doctor may discontinue the treatment.
  • You feel dizzy and pass out often. This could increase the chances of injury. You should be very careful until you get used to this medicine.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Lacosam 200mg Tablet 15'S

How Does It Work?

This medicine works by inactivating the voltage-gated sodium channels and stabilizing the electrical activity of neurons cells in the brain. Therefore, it helps in controlling fits or seizures.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Lacosam 200mg Tablet 15'S

Take Lacosam Tablet as instructed by your doctor. It can be taken with or without food.
interactions

Interactions of Lacosam 200mg Tablet 15'S

Interactions with other medicines

  • Few medicines which can increase the heart activity, such as medicines for epilepsy or pain called Carbamazepine, Lamotrigine or Pregabalin, should be used with caution along with Lacosam Tablet.
  • Caution is recommended, when it is used along with antibiotics like Fluconazole, Itraconazole, Ketoconazole, Clarithromycin, Rifampicin, anti-HIV medicine like Ritonavir and St John's wort, a herbal m...
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  • Inform your doctor about all other medicines, including prescription medicines, over-the-counter medicines and herbal preparations you are taking before starting with Lacosam Tablet.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Lacosam 200mg Tablet 15'S

  • Store Lacosam Tablet at room temperature.
  • Keep out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Lacosam 200mg Tablet 15'S

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose of Lacosam Tablet include dizziness, vomiting, nausea, convulsion, cardiac disorders, shock or coma. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor imm...
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Missed a Dose

  • If you missed any dose of this medicine, then 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 dose schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.

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: For how long do I need to take this medicine?

A: You are supposed to complete the prescribed dosage duration by your physician. If you skip the dose or do not complete the course, it may increase the fits (seizure) frequency.

Q: What does Lacosam Tablet contains?

A: Lacosam Tablet contains Lacosamide. It is a medicine used to prevent and treat seizures known as fits.
Last Updated on: 22 Mar 2021 | 05:22 PM (IST)
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