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Mezapin Xr 200mg Tablet

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Mezapin Xr 200 MG Description

Mezapin Xr Tablet is an anti-convulsant medicine that is used to treat certain types of seizures/fits (partial and generalised tonic-clonic seizures). Epilepsy is a condition where there are brief oc

currences of loss or disturbance of consciousness with or without convulsions. These episodes (seizures/fits) are unpredictable and their occurrence does not have a fixed pattern. This medicine has an active component called carbamazepine that prevents the occurrence of seizures/fits in some forms of epilepsy. Your doctor will recommend this medicine to you and will tell you how and when to take them. Always follow his/her instructions carefully and take the medicine at the right time. Tell your doctor about any medical problems, other medicines and supplements that you are taking. This medicine is not to be used in children under 5 years.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹14.76
You Save₹2.60 (15% on MRP)
ContainsCarbamazepine(200.0 Mg)
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, red itchy skin bumps, dizziness, swelling
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Uses of Mezapin Xr 200 MG

Mezapin Xr Tablet is used for the treatment of certain types of epileptic fits known as generalised tonic-clonic and partial seizures.

Contraindications of Mezapin Xr 200 MG

  • If you are allergic to carbamazepine or any other ingredient of Mezapin Xr Tablet.
  • If you are allergic to tricyclic antidepressants such as clomipramine, imipramine, amitriptyline, nortriptyline, doxepin. Ask your doctor what these medicines are if you are not sure.
  • If you have a type of heart block known as an atrioventricular block (AV block).
  • If you have had a history of bone marrow depression (decreased number of those cells in the bone marrow that can develop into all types of blood cells).
  • If you have a history of hepatic porphyrias (acute intermittent porphyria, variegate porphyria, porphyria, cutanea tarda).
  • Mezapin Xr Tablet is contraindicated to be used along with monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAO's like selegiline, rasagiline, phenelzine, tranylcypromine).

Side effects of Mezapin Xr 200 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Red itchy skin bumps
  • Dizziness
  • Swelling

Precautions and Warnings of Mezapin Xr 200 MG



Can I take Mezapin Xr Tablet during pregnancy?
The use of Mezapin Xr Tablet during pregnancy is seen to increase the risk of developmental disorders and malformations (incomplete development of spine and spinal cord, cleft lip/palate, cardiovascular malformations) in the infant. Thus, it is recommended that the use of Mezapin Xr Tablets be avoided in women who are pregnant or are planning on becoming pregnant soon.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Mezapin Xr Tablet while breastfeeding?
Mezapin Xr Tablet is known to pass into the mother's breastmilk. Thus, to prevent the possibility of this medicine being ingested by the suckling infant via breastmilk, it is suggested that women who are breastfeeding should not take Mezapin Xr Tablet tablets.


Can I drive if I have consumed Mezapin Xr Tablet?
Mezapin Xr Tablet may cause dizziness, drowsiness, lack of muscle coordination, blurred vision and seeing two images of a single object. Hence, after taking this medicine, if you feel that you may not be able to drive safely, then it is recommended that you do not drive.


Can I consume alcohol with Mezapin Xr Tablet?
Mezapin Xr Tablet is seen to interact with alcohol. Hence, the consumption of alcohol while on treatment with this medicine is not recommended and should be avoided.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of bone marrow depression.
  • You have or have a history of any kind of liver or kidney disease.
  • You have any kind of heart disease.
  • You have thyroid disorders and take medicines for them.
  • You have taken medicines called monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) within the last 14 days.
  • If you develop symptoms like skin rashes, itchy bumps, mouth sores, blistering or peeling of the skin, yellowing of the skin and eyes, severe weakness, severe muscle pain, unusual bruising or bleeding...
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  • You develop signs and symptoms of an allergic reaction to the medicine (fever, rashes, weakness, red itchy skin bumps, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, sleepiness, impaired coordination, swelling, decreas...
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  • You are pregnant or planning on becoming pregnant soon.
  • You are a woman and do not use an effective method of contraception or use oral hormonal contraceptives.
  • You experience an increase in the frequency of seizures after taking Mezapin Xr Tablet.

Mode of Action of Mezapin Xr 200 MG

How Does It Work?

In epilepsy, there is the repetitive firing of the nerves which causes the signals between the nerves to be disrupted. This causes disturbance of consciousness (seizures/fits) with or without convulsi...
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Directions for Use of Mezapin Xr 200 MG

  • Take Mezapin Xr Tablet as a whole with sufficient water.
  • Always take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not consume more than the prescribed dose.
  • Do not discontinue the medicine on your own without consulting your doctor.

Interactions of Mezapin Xr 200 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Mezapin Xr Tablet works or this Tablet itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Care should be taken when Mezapin Xr Tablet is given along with CYP3A4 inhibitors (erythromycin, clarithromycin, ketoconazole, itraconazole, verapamil, diltiazem, ritonavir, grapefruit juice), CYP3A4 ...
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  • This Tablet may reduce the effect of oral hormonal contraceptives and lead to failure of contraception. Women of childbearing potential (women who have not yet reached menopause and are capable of bec...
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  • This medicine interacts with monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAO inhibitors like selegiline, rasagiline, isocarboxazid, phenelzine, tranylcypromine) and are not to be taken together.
  • Special attention must be paid to combinations of Mezapin Xr Tablet with levetiracetam, isoniazid, lithium, diuretics (hydrochlorothiazide, furosemide) and direct-acting anti-coagulants (rivaroxaban, ...
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Storage and disposal of Mezapin Xr 200 MG

  • Store Mezapin Xr Tablets in a cool and dry place below 30°C away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Mezapin Xr 200 MG


Symptoms of overdose of Mezapin Xr Tablet include confusion, sleepiness, blurred vision, slurred speech, lack of muscle coordination, fainting, vomiting. If you think you have taken too much of this m...
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Missed a Dose

You should never miss your dose of medicines as it may lead to complications associated with the disease. However, if you missed any dose of the medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time...
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Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What time during the day should I take Mezapin Xr Tablet?

A: The doctor will suggest you the best time of the day to take Mezapin Xr Tablet depending on your condition, other medications that you take, food and lifestyle habits.

Q: Can I stop taking Mezapin Xr Tablet if I do not have seizures anymore?

A: You should never stop taking this medicine on your own without consulting your doctor first. If you feel better and do not have seizures anymore, your doctor may lower your dose or even change your medicines. However, it is always recommended that you talk to your doctor about any questions that you have.

Q: Can I take Mezapin Xr Tablet along with my other regular medicines?

A: Your doctor will recommend whether you can take Mezapin Xr Tablet if you are taking or have recently taken other medicines. Please inform your doctor about any other medicines that you are taking, including nonprescription medicines.

Q: How much time does Mezapin Xr Tablet take initially to show its effect on the body?

A: Mezapin Xr Tablet takes about 1 to 2 weeks after the first dose to show improvement in signs and symptoms.
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Last Updated on: 11 May 2022 | 12:45 AM (IST)
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