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Lacoset 50mg Tablet

Lacoset 50mg Tablet

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
78.20*
MRP 92.00
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Lacoset 50 MG Description

Lacoset 50 tablet is an anti-epileptic medicine. It is used to manage epilepsy or seizures. Epilepsy is a brain disorder that causes a temporary fault in the brain's electrical activity. This causes

people to have seizures and convulsions. Lacoset 50 tablet contains lacosamide as the active ingredient. It works by stabilizing the electrical activity of nerve cells in the brain which decreases the frequency of seizures. Take this medicine in the exact dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take more than the recommended dose. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own. Before starting Lacoset 50 tablet, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy, or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹78.20
You Save₹13.80 (15% on MRP)
ContainsLacosamide(50.0 Mg)
UsesEpilepsy
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting
TherapyANTI-EPILEPTIC
molecules
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uses

Uses of Lacoset 50 MG

Lacoset 50 tablet is used for the management of epilepsy or seizures.
contraindications

Contraindications of Lacoset 50 MG

  • If you are allergic to lacosamide or any ingredient of Lacoset 50 tablet.
  • If you have a specific type of heartbeat problem.
sideEffects

Side effects of Lacoset 50 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Double vision
  • Vomiting
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Lacoset 50 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Lacoset 50 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the effect of Lacoset 50 tablet in pregnancy. Hence, this medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless prescribed by the doctor. Women capable of having children should use effective birth control measures during treatment with this medicine.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Lacoset 50 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Lacoset 50 tablet may pass into human breast milk. It is recommended that breastfeeding should be discontinued during treatment with this medicine.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Lacoset 50 tablet?
A:
Lacoset 50 tablet may cause dizziness or blurred vision. If you experience any of these effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Lacoset 50 tablet?
A:
It is unsafe to drink alcohol while taking Lacoset 50 tablet as 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 have heart problems like heart failure or irregular heartbeat.
  • 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 Lacoset 50 MG

How Does It Work?

  • Lacoset 50 tablet works by inactivating the voltage-gated sodium channels and stabilizing the electrical activity of nerve cells in the brain. Therefore, it helps in controlling fits or seizures.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Lacoset 50 MG

  • Lacoset 50 tablet should be taken exactly as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • Do not consume more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Lacoset 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Lacoset 50 tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • A few medicines which can increase heart activity, such as medicines for epilepsy or pain called carbamazepine, lamotrigine, or pregabalin, should be used with caution along with Lacoset 50 tablet.
  • Caution is recommended when this medicine is used along with antibiotics like fluconazole, itraconazole, ketoconazole, clarithromycin, rifampicin, anti-HIV medicine like ritonavir, and St John's wort,...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Lacoset 50 MG

  • Store Lacoset 50 tablet at room temperature.
  • Keep out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Lacoset 50 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose of Lacoset 50 tablet include dizziness, vomiting, nausea, and convulsions. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the near...
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Missed a Dose

  • If you missed any dose of Lacoset 50 tablet, 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 Lacoset 50?

A: You are supposed to complete the prescribed duration of Lacoset 50 tablet as advised by your physician. If you skip the dose or do not complete the course, it may increase the fits (seizure) frequency.

Q: What does Lacoset 50 contain?

A: Lacoset 50 tablet contains lacosamide. It is a medicine used to prevent and manage seizures/fits.

Q: What is Lacoset 50 used for?

A: Lacoset 50 tablet is used for the management of epilepsy or seizures.

Q: When to take Lacoset 50?

A: Lacoset 50 tablet should be taken exactly as recommended by your doctor. It can be taken with or without food. However, it is recommended to take this medicine at the same time everyday for optimal benefits.

Q: Can I take Lacoset 50 if I am pregnant?

A: There is limited information on the effect of Lacoset 50 tablet in pregnancy. Hence, this medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless prescribed by the doctor. Women capable of having children should use effective birth control measures during treatment with this medicine.

Q: Is Lacoset and lacosamide same?

A: Yes, Lacoset tablet contains lacosamide as the active ingredient.
Product Details
Brand
LACOSET
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/10/2024
Last Updated on: 28 Sep 2022 | 03:46 PM (IST)
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