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Salicarb Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Salicarb Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets Description

Salicarb Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets 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 wher...
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ContainsCarbamazepine(400.0 Mg)
UsesEpilepsy/Seizures
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, red itchy skin bumps, dizziness, swelling
ClassificationANTI-EPILEPTIC
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Uses of Salicarb Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Salicarb Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets is used for the treatment of certain types of epileptic fits known as generalised tonic-clonic and partial seizures.

Contraindications of Salicarb Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to carbamazepine or any other ingredient of Salicarb Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets .
  • 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).
  • Salicarb Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets is contraindicated to be used along with monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAO's like selegiline, rasagiline, phenelzine, tranylcypromine).

Side effects of Salicarb Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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

Precautions and Warnings of Salicarb Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Salicarb Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets during pregnancy?
A:
The use of Salicarb Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets 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 Salicarb Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets s be avoided in women who are pregnant or are planning on becoming pregnant soon.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Salicarb Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
Salicarb Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets 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 Salicarb Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets tablets.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Salicarb Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets ?
A:
Salicarb Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets 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.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Salicarb Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets ?
A:
Salicarb Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets 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 Salicarb Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets .

Mode of Action of Salicarb Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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 Salicarb Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Take Salicarb Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets 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 Salicarb Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Salicarb Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets works or this 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 Salicarb Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets is given along with CYP3A4 inhibitors (erythromycin, clarithromycin, ketoconazole, itraconazole, verapamil, diltiazem, ritonavir, grape...
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  • This 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 becoming ...
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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 Salicarb Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets with levetiracetam, isoniazid, lithium, diuretics (hydrochlorothiazide, furosemide) and direct-acting anti-coag...
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Storage and disposal of Salicarb Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Store Salicarb Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets s in a cool and dry place below 30°C away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Salicarb Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose of Salicarb Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets include confusion, sleepiness, blurred vision, slurred speech, lack of muscle coordination, fainting, vomiting. If you think you have tak...
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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

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 time during the day should I take Salicarb Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets ?

A: The doctor will suggest you the best time of the day to take Salicarb Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets depending on your condition, other medications that you take, food and lifestyle habits.

Q: Can I stop taking Salicarb Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets 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 Salicarb Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets along with my other regular medicines?

A: Your doctor will recommend whether you can take Salicarb Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets 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 Salicarb Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets take initially to show its effect on the body?

A: Salicarb Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets takes about 1 to 2 weeks after the first dose to show improvement in signs and symptoms.
Last Updated on: 11 May 2022 | 12:45 AM (IST)

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