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Pna 100mg Tablet

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By ORCHID CHEMICALS & PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Phenytoin(100.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTI-EPILEPTIC

Medical Description

Pna Tablet is an anti-epileptic medicine used by neurologists for the treatment of epilepsy to control a variety of epileptic conditions (tonic-clonic seizures and partial seizures). It contains pheny...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
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    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Pna 100mg Tablet

  • For the treatment of epilepsy (an abnormal brain activity causing different forms of seizures).
  • To control and prevent seizures during and after brain surgery.
contraindications

Contraindications of Pna 100mg Tablet

  • If you are allergic to any of the ingredients of this medicine.
  • If you are allergic to similar anti-seizure medicines (if you are not sure which are these medicines ask your doctor).
sideEffects

Side effects of Pna 100mg Tablet

  • Allergy
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Vertigo
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Skin rashes
  • Fatigue
  • Shortness of breath
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Pna 100mg Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Pna Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine should not be used during pregnancy as it can cause birth defects in the baby. If pregnancy is detected while taking this medicine inform your doctor immediately. Do not stop taking your medicine until your doctor tells you to.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Pna Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Women taking this medicine should not breastfeed.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Pna Tablet?
A:
This medicine can make you feel dizzy and drowsy. A person taking this medicine should avoid performing skilled activity such as driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Pna Tablet?
A:
Avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine as alcohol can affect the concentration of this medicine in your body and can also affect its desired action.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver or kidney-related disorders.
  • You have Porphyria (an inherited disease that affects haemoglobin biosynthesis).
  • You are diabetic as this medicine can affect sugar metabolism and hormone release.
  • You are getting thoughts of killing or harming yourself while taking this medicine, immediately report this to your doctor.
  • You experience skin allergy and rashes after taking this medicine.
  • You develop ulcers in the mouth, throat, nose, genitals and conjunctivitis (red and swollen eyes).
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Pna 100mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Epilepsy is a brain-related condition wherein the normal electrical rhythm of the brain is disturbed. This usually affects a person's consciousness, movements or sensations and thus leads to seizures,...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Pna 100mg Tablet

  • Take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Never miss a dose of this medicine as it is likely to cause a seizure.
interactions

Interactions of Pna 100mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the way Pna works or Pna itself can affect the action 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 interactions.
  • Especially, if you are taking medicines to treat blood pressure, heart failure, high cholesterol, blood-thinners, anti-infectives, anti-diabetics, anti-asthmatics, pain killers, immunomodulatory medic...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Pna 100mg Tablet

  • Store it in a cool and dry place away from light and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Discard any unused medicine properly.
dosage

Dosage of Pna 100mg Tablet

Overdose

An overdose of this medicine can be very dangerous and it should be immediately reported to your treating doctor or nearby hospital. Always carry the package of the tablet along with you for easy asse...
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Missed a Dose

You should never miss a dose of this medicine as it can give you seizures. Take the missed dose as soon as possible. Never take two doses to compensate for the missed dose.

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 this medicine used for?

A: This medicine is used for the treatment of different forms of epilepsy. Epilepsy is a brain-related condition characterised by loss of consciousness, lack of awareness, abnormal sensation and uncontrolled movements. It occurs due to abnormal electrical activity in the brain.

Q: How long does a typical seizure last?

A: A seizure usually lasts from a few seconds to a few minutes. It depends on the type of seizure.

Q: When should I take this medicine?

A: This medicine can be taken with or without food with plenty of liquid.

Q: Can I consume alcohol while taking this medicine?

A: Alcohol can affect the way this medicine works, avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine.

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ContainsPhenytoin(100.0 Mg)
UsesEpilepsy, seizure
Side effectsDizziness, drowsiness, nausea, allergy
Last Updated on: 15 Jul 2021 | 11:19 AM (IST)
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